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

Maria Magdalena "Mary" Massel[1]

Female 1890 - 1962  (71 years)


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  • Name Maria Magdalena "Mary" Massel 
    Born 25 Mar 1890  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Name Maria Magdalena "Mary" Cress 
    Religion Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-88182 
    Died 24 Jan 1962  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 27 Jan 1962  Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I88182  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Joseph Massel,   b. 24 Dec 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1934, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Christina Wolfe,   b. 5 Jan 1867, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1923  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1889  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F22853  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Joseph Massel,   b. 24 Dec 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1934, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Christina Wolfe,   b. CALC 5 Jan 1867, Strasburg (Kitchener) Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1923, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1889  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Family ID F250512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Cress,   b. 25 Apr 1874, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1953, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1919  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Grace Delores Massel,   b. 4 Apr 1911,   d. 8 Jun 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Jean Cress,   b. 10 Mar 1920, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1996  (Age 76 years)
     3. Mildred Christine Cress,   b. 18 Jul 1922, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1988, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Robert Samuel Cress,   b. 12 Jun 1923, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1998, Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     5. Philip Cress,   b. 24 Sep 1924, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 2001, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Donald Charlton Cress,   b. 25 Jan 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1976, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     7. Mary Louise Cress,   b. 18 Oct 1927, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1999, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     8. George Russell Cress,   b. 1928, Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1999, Exeter, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F39670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1890 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1919 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jan 1962 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jan 1962 - Saint Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Mary M. Massel
    Mary M. Massel
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  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Mary Cress

      PRESTON, Mrs. Mary Cress, 71, of Blair, died last night at the K-W Hospital, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Cress was born at Preston and had resided in Blair district for the last 42 years. She was a member of St. Clement's RC church and the Catholic Women's League and also a member of the Doon Women's Institute. She was predceased by her husband Samuel Cress, in 1933 and by a brother, Leonard, in 1959. Surviving are four sons, Robert of Kawene, Ont., Philip of Preston; Donald of RR I, Ayr and George of Kitchener, four daughters, Mrs. Grace Baird and Mrs. Jack (Mary Lou) Bartlett, both of Kitchener, Mrs. George (Jean) Kargus of Galt and Mrs. Lorne (Mildred) Hannusch, of Blair, one brother, Lorne Massel, of Preston and 15 grandchildren. The body will be at Stager-Barthel Funeral Home until Saturday. Requiem mass will be solemized at St. Clement's RC Church Saturday at 10 a m. Interment will be in St. Clement's Cemetery. The rosary will be recited Friday at 8 pm, at the funeral home.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 25 Jan 1962 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S2405] News - ON, unattributed newspaper, Obituary of Robert Cress - 1 Feb 1998.

    2. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-1 Page 6.

    3. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 034787 (1890).
      Name:Mary Magdalena Massel Date of Birth:25 Mar 1890 Gender:Female Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Joseph Massel Mother's name:Christina Wolf

    4. [S2489] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - St. Clements Roman Catholic Cemetery Internet Link.
      Cress/ Samuel/ 1874 - 1953/ Mary/ 1890 - 1962.

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Christina Wolf Born: Canada Age: 22 Father: John Wolf Mother: Maria Pellor Born: abt 1867 Spouse: Joseph Massel (cabinet maker of Preston) Age: 27 born: Canada Father: Michael Massel Mother: Mary Martin married 8 Oct 1889 married: Waterloo, Berlin

    6. [S2441] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1891, Section 1 Page 71.

    7. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 012337 (1889).
      Name:Joseph Massel Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1862 Birth Place:Canada Marriage Date:8 Oct 1889 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Michael Massel Mother:Mary Martin Massel Spouse:Christina Wolf

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 025393 (1919).
      Name:Samuel Cress Age:45 Birth Year:abt 1874 Birth Place:Blair Marriage Date:14 Aug 1919 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Philip Cress Mother:Janet Hutson Spouse:Mary M Massel