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

Edna Cressman[1]

Female 1885 - 1980  (95 years)


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  • Name Edna Cressman 
    Born 22 May 1885  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Church Membership Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Dressmaker 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Dress Maker 
    Religion 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2166.2 
    Died 8 Jul 1980  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I89  Generations
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Levi Cressman,   b. 1 Oct 1858, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1894, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother 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, 7
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • CRESSMAN, Miss Edna -- At Fairview Mennonite Home on Tuesday, July 8, 1980,following a lengthy illness, Edna Cressman, aged 95 years, of Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge. She was a member of the Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church. She was the daughter of late Levi Cressman and the former Leah Schmitt. Sister of John of Cambridge, Mrs. Effie Snyder of New Hamburg; six nieces and eight nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her parents; one brother, Ervin and one sister, Mrs. Joseph (Sadie) Steckley. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W. ,Kitchener, after 2 p. m. today, until noon Thursday, when removal will be madeto Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, for funeral service at 3 p. m. , with Rev. James Reesor and Rev. Simeon Horst officiating. Interment First Mennonite cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 9 Jul 1980

  • 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. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-9 Page 14.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Edna / Cressman / May 21, 1885 / July 8, 1980 / until the day break

    4. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 30, Pg 1.

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Miss Edna Cressman - 9 Jul 1980.

    6. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 19.

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1885 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dressmaker - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dress Maker - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jul 1980 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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