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

John S. Cressman[1]

Male 1829 - 1903  (74 years)


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  • Name John S. Cressman 
    Born 22 Jun 1829  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2167 
    Died 18 Nov 1903  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: liver cancer (3 months) 
    Buried Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I95  Generations
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 

    Father Abraham Cressman,   b. 13 Dec 1789, , Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Schneider,   b. 9 Jun 1794, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1864, Near Strasburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1814  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F4432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Shantz,   b. 15 Apr 1832, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1894, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1852  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 9
    Children 
     1. Lydia Cressman,   b. 28 Jul 1851, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1851  (Age 0 years)
     2. Nancy Cressman,   b. 28 Aug 1854, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925  (Age 70 years)
     3. Eli Cressman,   b. 17 Aug 1857, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1934, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Abraham Cressman,   b. 12 Aug 1860, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1928, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Cressman, "the sixth son of Abraham and Mary (Schneider) Cressman, was born June 22nd, 1829. On November 16th, 1852, he was married to Mary, daughter of Henry and Lydia (Martin) Shantz. She was born April 15th, 1832. They reside in Blenheim Township, near Washington P. O., where he is engaged in farming. Their family consisted 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.].

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      In 1901 John lived with his son Abraham in Blenheim Township, Oxford, Ontario.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II 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..., 436.

    2. [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.

    3. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851.

    4. [S147] Census - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - 1901, Blenheim C-7 Page 7.

    5. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 20326-1903 John S. Cressman.

    6. [S138] Cemetery - ON, Oxford, Blenheim - Blenheim Mennonite Internet Link Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery online.
      In memory of John Cressman born Jun 22, 1829 died Nov 18, 1903 aged 74 yrs 4 mos 26 dys

    7. [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..., 485.

    8. [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..., 289.

    9. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      John KRESSMAN, of Waterloo, to Mary SHANTZ, of North Dumfries. 16 Nov. 1852. Rev. SHANTZ. Wit. Abraham KRESSMAN and Peter SHANTZ

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jun 1829 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Nov 1852 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: liver cancer (3 months) - 18 Nov 1903 - 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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