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

Daniel M. Cressman

Male 1875 - 1957  (82 years)


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  • Name Daniel M. Cressman 
    Born 2 Jan 1875  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer, own farm 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2122 
    Died 18 Jan 1957  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I54435  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father David E. Cressman,   b. 14 Jun 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1926  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Martin,   b. 10 Dec 1842, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1876  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1864  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Family ID F4221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah M. Weber,   b. 25 Jul 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1963, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1896  [3
    Children 
     1. Amos W. Cressman,   b. 14 Nov 1901, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1978, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Mary Ann Cressman,   b. 10 Mar 1904, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1997, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Daniel W. Cressman,   b. Apr 1906, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nelson Cressman,   b. 18 Nov 1907, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1930, near, Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F14064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel M. Cressman, "was born January 2nd, 1875. He resides with Mr. Moses Martin who raised him."


      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.].

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      Cressman, Daniel M., son of the late David and Mary (Martin) Cressman, was born near Baden, Ont., Jan. 2, 1875; died at his home in St. Jacobs, Ont., Jan. 18, 1957, after an illness of about 4 years; aged 82 y. 16 d. He had farmed in the community of St. Jacobs all his life. On April 7, 1896, he was married to Leah Weber who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (Amos, Elmira; Daniel, St. Jacobs), one daughter (Mary Ann-Mrs. Michael Bowman, St. Jacobs), one brother (David, Elmira), 2 sisters (Mrs. David Martin, St. Jacobs, and Mrs. Moses Horst, Elmira), 10 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren. Three sons, 2 brothers, and one sister predeceased him. He joined the Mennonite Church at the age of 19 and remained a faithful member until his death. Funeral services were held at the St. Jacobs Church on Jan. 20 in charge of Roy S. Koch, assisted by Noah Hunsberger. Burial was made in the St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery.


      Gospel Herald - Volume L, Number 6 - February 5, 1957 page 142, 143

  • 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..., 488.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 3.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 5, 1957 - Obituary of Daniel M. Cressman.

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 16 Page 4.

    5. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Woolwich Twp. 1921 Sub Dist. 14 Page 3.

    6. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 33.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      David Cressman aged 21 res Wilmot born Wilmot son of Daniel and Ann married 4 Oct 1864 to Mary Martin aged 21 res Woolwich born Woolwich daughter of Daniel and Fanny.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jan 1875 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer, own farm - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 1957 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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