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

Leah Cressman

Female 1851 - 1913  (61 years)


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  • Name Leah Cressman 
    Born 23 May 1851  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Rellinger 
    Religion 1861  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1891  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Lutheran 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    United Bretheran 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2153 
    Died 1913  [9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I54  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Jacob Cressman,   b. 21 May 1823, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1877, Near, New Dundee, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother 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  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Menno Rellinger,   b. 30 Mar 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1870  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Children 
     1. Jacob Alvin Rellinger
     2. Oliver Rellinger,   b. 18 Jun 1870, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alvin Rellinger,   b. 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Menno A. Rellinger,   b. 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Herbert Emanuel Rellinger,   b. 6 Nov 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Leah Cressman, "was born May 23rd, 1851. On January 13th, 1870, she was married to Menno Rellinger who was born March 30th, 1847. They reside in New Dundee, Ontario, where he is engaged as a wage-earner. They have three 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..., 495.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 7.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Menno Rellinger / 1847-1913 / Leah Cressman / his wife / 1851-1913 / at rest

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Rellinger Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Father: Matthias Rellinger Mother: Rebecca Rellinger Born: abt 1847 Spouse: Leah Cressman Age: 19 born: Wilmot Father: Jaul Cressman Mother: Susannah Cressman married 13 Jan 1870 married: Waterloo

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

    6. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 38 Page 8.

    7. [S939] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1891, Div. 1 Page 28.

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

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    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..., 494.

    11. [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.

    12. [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.

    13. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Menno Rellinger Born: Wilmot Age: 23 Father: Matthias Rellinger Mother: Rebecca Rellinger Born: abt 1847 Spouse: Leah Cressman Age: 19 born: Wilmot Father: Jaul Cressman Mother: Susannah Cressman married 13 Jan 1870 married: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1851 - 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 MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1870 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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