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

Peter Cress[1]

Male 1835 - 1910  (74 years)


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  • Name Peter Cress 
    Born 21 Sep 1835  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1851  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonist 
    Residence 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mechanic 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonitte 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Turner 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Methodist N. C. 
    Occupation 1881  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2035 
    Died 30 Mar 1910  St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I54667  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob Cress,   b. 1806, , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. South Of St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Magdalena Eby,   b. Nov 1813, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1883  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Family ID F4422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdelena Reitzel,   b. 14 Mar 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1921  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 13 Sep 1859  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Sep 1835 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonist - 1851 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Sep 1859 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Mechanic - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonitte - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Turner - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist N. C. - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - 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 MapsDied - 30 Mar 1910 - St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary United Brethern Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Peter Cress, "was born September 21st, 1835. He is married to Magdalena Reitzel and resides in St. Jacobs where he is engaged in farming. They have no family."

      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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      DEATH OF PETER CRESS\emdash After an illness of only ten days,one of our pioneer residents, Mr. Peter Cress, passed away on Wednesday morning, March 30th, at his late home, King street south, at the age of 74 years, 6 months. Mr. Cress, who had lived in this neighborhood the most of his life, was a highly respected citizen who had endeared himself to a large circle of friends by his quiet and sociable manner. Besides a widow he leaves behind to mourn his loss one brother,. George, of Grand Rapids, and four sisters; Mrs. M. David, of Port Elgin, Mrs. Wagner, of Hanover, Mrs. Bowman, of Caledonia, Mich.,. and Mrs. Puttock, of Preston.'s The funeral service was held in the Evangelical Church on Saturday, Rev. C. G. Kaatz and Bishop Snider officiating, and was largely attended, The bereaved widow and friends have the sympathy. of the entire community,

  • 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..., 472.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 8.

    3. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.

    4. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich f-3 Page 8.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Film 1375901 District 162 Sub-district A Division 1 Page Number 46 Household Number 214.

    6. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 1 Page 46.

    7. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div. 3, Pg. 6.

    8. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg.19.

    9. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 83.

    10. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Peter Cress aged 23 res Woolwich born Woolwich son of Jacob Magdalena married 13 Sep 1859 to Magdalena Reitzel aged 22 res Woolwich born Woolwich daughter of Antiny and Elizabeth