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

Christian Cressman

Male 1856 - 1942  (85 years)


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  • Name Christian Cressman 
    Born 8 May 1856  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1879  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number 00028-2165 
    Died 1942  [2
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I81  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Abraham S. Cressman,   b. 27 Nov 1826, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1911  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Susannah Schneider,   b. 17 Apr 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1875  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1852  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Kaercher,   b. 23 Nov 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1879  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 7
    Children 
     1. Alvin K. Cressman,   b. Jan 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Oliver Cressman,   b. 12 Jan 1881, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Melissa Cressman,   b. 6 Jun 1883, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Cressman,   b. 15 Feb 1888, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Clara Cressman,   b. 15 Feb 1888, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1918, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     6. Ward Cressman,   b. 28 Apr 1901, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Christian Cressman, "the second son, was born May 8th, 1856. On December 25th, 1879, he was married to Margaret Kercher who was born November 23rd, 1858. They reside in Blenheim Township, near Washington, where he is engaged in farming. They have a family of four 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..., 498.

    2. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of Christian Cressman 1856-1942 Margaret Karcher his beloved wife 1858-1952 at rest

    3. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Name: Christian Cressman Age: 23 res: Blenheim Tp. Place of Birth: Blenheim Tp. Names of Parents: Abraham Cressman & Sussana Schneider Name: Margretha Karcher Age: 21 res: Blenheim Tp. Place of Birth: Belnheim Tp. Names of Parents: Michael Karcher & Mary Alleson Witness(S): : Ida Turk res: Berlin Witness(S): : Mary Schmitt res: Berlin Date of Marriage: Dec. 25, 1879

    4. [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..., 496.

    5. [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..., 303.

    6. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Abraham S. KRESSMAN, to Susanna SNYDER. 18 Apr. 1852. Rev. WUNDERLICH. Wit. Moses K. SNYDER and Isaac KRESSMAN

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Jan. 8 1880.
      Christian Cressmann and Margaretha Karcher, both of Blenheim, were married in Berlin by Pastor F. W. Turk. Dec. 25 1879

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 May 1856 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1879 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1879 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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