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

Alson Cressman[1]

Male 1885 - 1951  (66 years)

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  • Name Alson Cressman 
    Born 5 Apr 1885  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farm Labourer 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1921  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1949  Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Eby ID Number 00028-2175.4 
    Died 25 Dec 1951  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried 28 Dec 1951  Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I54719  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Jacob S. Cressman,   b. 11 Sep 1859, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1926, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Villina Snider,   b. 24 Aug 1863, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1952  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1884  German Mills (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Family ID F14089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Randall,   b. 25 Apr 1886, Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1926  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1906 
    Children 
     1. Horace Cressman,   b. 12 Sep 1917, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 2004, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F6392  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1885 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Labourer - 1901 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1949 - Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1951 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 Dec 1951 - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Alson Cressman

  • Notes 
    • CRESSMAN - Alson Cressman was born in Woolwich Twp., Ont., April 5, 1885; died in the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ont., shortly after the close of the service on Christmas Day, 1951; aged 66 y. 8 m. 20 d. Dec. 5, 1906 he was married to Barbara Randall, who predeceased him Dec. 27, 1926. He leaves his son (Horace, Waterloo, Ont.), his mother (Mrs. Jacob Cressman, Bloomingdale, Ont.), 4 brothers (Herbert, Breslau, Ont.; Jacob, Kitchener, Ont.; Ivan, Bloomingdale; and Samuel, Preston (now Cambridge), Ont.), 4 sisters (Mrs. Leslie Witmer, of Preston; Mrs. Eugene Brubacher, Kitchener; Mrs. Howard Stevanus, Bloomingdale; and Viola, also of Bloomingdale), and 4 grandchildren. Two sisters predeceased him. In his youth he accepted Christ as his Saviour. March 11, 1934, he was ordained deacon for the Cressman congregation and served faithfully the rest of his life. The funeral was held Dec. 28 at his late home near Waterloo, Ont., and at the Cressman Church. Burial was made in the adjoining cemetery. B. B. Shantz and Oscar Burkholder officiated. Text: II Cor. 8: 12.

      Gospel Herald - Volume XLV, Number 5 - January 29, 1952 --- page 119

  • 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..., 499.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 9.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, January 29, 1952 - Obituary of Alson Cressman.

    4. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 4 Page 13.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Div. 2 Page 6.

    6. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, Sud District 3 - Lexington 1921 Page 12.

    7. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      C/ Barbara Randall/ wife of/ Alson Cressman/ born 1886 died 1926/ Alson Cressman/ born 1885 died 1951/ Until the day break/ Cressman

    8. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Villina Cressman - 13 Sep 1949.

    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..., 270.