Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Jacob Cressman[1]

Male 1823 - 1877  (54 years)


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  • Name Jacob Cressman 
    Born 21 May 1823  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2150 
    Died 13 Jun 1877  Near, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6
    Buried Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I46  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Abraham Cressman,   b. 13 Dec 1789, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 9 Jun 1794, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1864, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1814  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F4432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Snyder,   b. 1 Feb 1826, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1873  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1847  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 11
    Children 
     1. Mary Cressman,   b. 2 Oct 1848, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1903  (Age 54 years)
     2. Anna "Nancy" Cressman,   b. 9 Mar 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1866, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     3. Leah Cressman,   b. 23 May 1851, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 61 years)
     4. J. Cressman,   b. 1853, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Isaiah Cressman,   b. 18 Feb 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Isaac Cressman,   b. 18 Jun 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1866  (Age 12 years)
     7. Magdalena Cressman,   b. 23 Jul 1856, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Susannah Cressman,   b. 20 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lydia Cressman,   b. 9 Jan 1860, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1950  (Age 90 years)
     10. Emanuel Cressman,   b. 8 Dec 1864, Near New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Emma Ann Cressman,   b. 20 Feb 1865, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1939, New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     12. Jacob Allan Cressman,   b. 30 Jan 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Jacob Cressman, "the fourth son of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman, was born May 21st, 1823. On April 27th, 1847, he was married to Susannah, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Detweiler) Schneider. She was born February 1st, 1826, and died October 9th, 1873. They resided on a farm near New Dundee, Ontario, where he died June 13th, 1877. Their family consists of eleven children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 296.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 494.

    3. [S62] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Roseville - Roseville Mennonite [formerly Detweiler Mennonite] CC#4493 Internet Link.
      In loving memory of/ Jacob Cressman/ born May 21, 1823/ died 13th June 1877/ aged/ 54 years and 23 d./ Dearest children, Fairwell Be patient/ Be of good comfort be of one mind/ Live in peace and the God of Love/ and peace shall be with you. 2 Cor./ Father thou art gone to rest/ We will not weep for thee/ For thou art no where oft on earth/ Thy spirit longed to be/ [footstone] J.C. /

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 6.
      Jacob CRESSMAN Farmer Canada Mennonite 28
      Susanna CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 26
      Mary CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 4
      Nancy CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 2
      Leah CRESSMAN Canada Mennonite 1
      Betsy LUTZ Canada Mennonite 14

    5. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Div. 1 Page 23.

    6. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Jul 1877.
      Died 13 Jun 1877 By New Dundee, Jacob Cressmann died at the age of 54 years, 1 month, 10 days.

    7. [S2639] aaaWilmot Township 1861, Sect. 7 Page 42.

    8. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 6.

    9. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 485.

    10. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 289.

    11. [S12] Vit - ON, Gore - Gore District Marriage Register - Waterloo Entries, Rev. Alex'r Richie, Presbyterian Minister, Dumfries pg 78.
      Jacob Crenman, to Susannah Snyder. 1 Apr 1847, by banns, Rev. Richie, Wit. Samuel Snyder and Abraham Crenman.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 May 1823 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1847 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1877 - Near, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Roseville Mennonite Cemetery [Formerly Detweiller], Roseville, Waterloo, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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