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

Nancy Cressman[1, 2]

Female 1854 - 1925  (70 years)


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  • Name Nancy Cressman 
    Born 28 Aug 1854  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Name Nancy Shantz 
    Residence 1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    New Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  58 Brubacher St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2169 
    Died 9 Apr 1925  [8, 9
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Person ID I97  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father John S. Cressman,   b. 22 Jun 1829, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1903, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Levi M. Shantz,   b. 10 Dec 1853, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1930  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lanson Shantz,   b. 28 Jul 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1880  (Age 1 years)
     2. Elminda Shantz,   b. 12 May 1882, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age 83 years)
     3. Mary Shantz,   b. 1884, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Diana Shantz,   b. 6 Feb 1884, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1935  (Age 51 years)
     5. Mary Ann Shantz,   b. 11 Apr 1885, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ida Shantz,   b. 27 May 1886, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1930  (Age 44 years)
     7. Morgan C. Shantz,   b. 3 Nov 1888, Haysville, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 69 years)
     8. Leander C. Shantz,   b. 15 Apr 1891, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1964  (Age 72 years)
     9. Arthur C. Shantz,   b. 25 Aug 1895, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 57 years)
     10. Rosetta Shantz,   b. 8 Oct 1898, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Nancy Cressman, "the second in family, is married to Levi Shantz, a farmer. They reside in Wilmot Township, near New Dundee."


      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.].

  • 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..., 499.

    2. [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..., 412.

    3. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Shantz / Levi Shantz / 1853-1930 / Nancy Cressman / beloved wife of / Levi Shantz / 1855-1925 / peace, perfect peace / (A) Father

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-7 Page 7.

    5. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 26 Pg 11.

    6. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 30 Page 3.

    7. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 3 Page 6.

    8. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/27358169/nancy-shantz.

    9. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.

    10. [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.

    11. [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.

    12. [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 - 28 Aug 1854 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - New Mennonite - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Kitchener, 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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