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

Ephraim Cress[1, 2]

Male 1806 - 1874  (68 years)

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  • Name Ephraim Cress 
    Born 9 Jun 1806  , Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    farmer 
    Occupation 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1861  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1871  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00027-2016 
    Died 20 Oct 1874  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Buried Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I16735  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Simon Cress,   b. Abt 1764, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Catharine,   b. Abt 1764, Of, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan McMahon,   b. 2 Oct 1812, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1869  (Age 57 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Cress,   b. 18 Oct 1829, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1901  (Age 72 years)
     2. Sarah Cress,   b. 10 Nov 1832, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1866  (Age 33 years)
     3. Simon Cress,   b. 1835, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Sandwich, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Levi Cress,   b. 23 Feb 1837, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1916, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Mary Cress,   b. 10 Dec 1841, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1923  (Age 81 years)
     6. Rachel Cress,   b. 1 Oct 1850, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1925  (Age 75 years)
     7. John M. Cress,   b. 18 Apr 1854, St. Jacobs, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1927  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F4415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ephraim Cress, "was born June 9th, 1806. He was married to Susan McMahon who was born October 2nd, 1812, and died December 31st, 1869. They resided on the farm now owned by their son, Levi, when he died October 20th 1874. Their family consisted of seven 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.].

  • 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..., 469.

    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..., 310.

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 34887-1923 Mary Cress.

    4. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 4.
      Ephram CRESS Farmer Pennsylvania USA Mennonist 43
      Susana CRESS Canada Mennonist 37
      Elisabeth CRESS Canada Mennonist 19
      Sarah CRESS Canada Mennonist 17
      Polly CRESS Canada Mennonist 11
      Rachel CRESS Canada Mennonist 2
      Simon CRESS Canada Mennonist 16
      Levi CRESS Canada Mennonist 13

    5. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 23.

    6. [S915] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1861, Dist. 8 Page 83.

    7. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 5 Nov 1874.
      Died 20 Oct 1874 In St. Jacobs, Ephraim Cress died at 80 years of age.

    8. [S141] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1851, Div 3 Pg 4.

    9. [S64] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - Martin's Mennonite CC#4521 Internet Link.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Jun 1806 - , Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1861 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1871 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Oct 1874 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Martin Meeting House Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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