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

John Arthur Cressman[1]

Male 1892 - 1984  (91 years)


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  • Name John Arthur Cressman 
    Born 27 Apr 1892  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Machinist, at Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1980  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00028-2166.5 
    Died 7 Feb 1984  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I93  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    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, 6
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dora C. Schisler,   b. 1897,   d. 14 Jan 1967  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1920  [3
    Children 
     1. George Edwin "Edwin" Cressman,   b. 1921,   d. 11 Jan 2015, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Carl Franklin Cressman,   b. 1922,   d. 3 Jun 2005, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Lois Elizabeth Cressman,   b. 1926,   d. 2000  (Age 74 years)
     4. J. Ernst "Ernie" Cressman,   b. 1929,   d. 18 Oct 2010, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F5908  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Apr 1892 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Machinist, at Foundry - 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 MapsResidence - 1980 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Feb 1984 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hagey Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Cressman.- John Arthur, son of Levi and Leah (Schmitt) Cressman, was born on Apr. 27, 1892; died at Cambridge, Ont., Feb. 7, 1984; aged 91 y. On Feb. 26, 1920, he was married to Dora Schisler who died on Jan. 14, 1967. Surviving are 3 sons (G. Edwin, Carl F., and J. Ernest), one daughter (Lois E.), 7 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren. He was a member of Preston Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on Feb. 10, in charge of Brian Bauman and Rufus Jutzi; interment in Hagey Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 77, Number 12 -March 20, 1984, page 210

  • 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. [S146] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Hagey Mennonite CC#5431 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Cressman / John A. Cressman / 1892-1984 / his beloved wife / Dora C. Schisler / 1897-1967 / until the day break

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of John Cressman March 20, 1984, page 210.

    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. [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.