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

Levi Cressman

Male 1858 - 1894  (35 years)


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  • Name Levi Cressman 
    Born 1 Oct 1858  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2166 
    Died 14 Sep 1894  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Cause: typhoid fever and pneumonia 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I87  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    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  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leah Schmidt,   b. 10 Apr 1859, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1928, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1884  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Children 
     1. Edna Cressman,   b. 22 May 1885, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1980, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Sadie May Cressman,   b. 30 Jul 1887, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1925, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. Effie Magdalena Cressman,   b. 22 Nov 1889, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     4. John Arthur Cressman,   b. 27 Apr 1892, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1984, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     5. Ervin S. Cressman,   b. 2 Nov 1893, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1968  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Oct 1858 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Mar 1884 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: typhoid fever and pneumonia - 14 Sep 1894 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., 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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  • Notes 
    • Levi Cressman, "the third and youngest son of Abraham and Susannah (Schneider) Cressman, was born October 1st, 1858. On March 11th, 1884, he was married to Leah Schmidt who was born April 10th, 1859. They resided in Blenheim Township, near Washington, where he died September 14th, 1894. The widow now resides with her sister, Mrs. Jacob Erb, near Waterloo. Their family consisted of five 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.].

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      Cressman.-On Sept. 14th, 1894, in Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Bro. Levi Cressman. He was born October 1st, 1858, and was aged 35 yrs., 11 mo., 14 d. He died of typhoid fever and pneumonia. A sorrowing widow and five small children are left, who mourn not as those who have no hope. He was buried in the Blenheim Mennonite cemetery on Sunday, September 16th, followed to his last resting place by a large number of people. Funeral services were conducted at the house by Bro. S. Gehman and at the church by Bro. J. Nahrgang in German, from Matt. 24: 44, and by Bro. I. A. Wambold in English, from Isa. 38: 1.


      Herald of Truth , Vol. XXXI, No. 20, October 15, 1894 - pp. 318, 319

  • 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.
      Farewell In memory of Levi Cressman born Oct 1 1858 died Sep 14, 1894 Leah Schmitt his wife born 10 Apr 1859 died Oct 15, 1928/ verse

    3. [S32] News - Herald of Truth, October 15, 1894 - Obituary of Levi Cressman.

    4. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 18.

    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..., 496.

    6. [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.

    7. [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

    8. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), Mar. 13 1884.
      Mar. 11 1884 Levi Kressmann of Blenheim & Leah Schmidt of Wilmot, were married in Preston by Pastor Wuster.