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

Magdalena Cressman[1, 2, 3]

Female 1848 - 1936  (88 years)


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  • Name Magdalena Cressman 
    Born 16 Jun 1848  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Female 
    Name Magdalena Shantz 
    Residence 1861  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1871  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00028-2070 
    Died 9 Jul 1936  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Buried Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Person ID I22239  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Joseph Cressman,   b. 4 Aug 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1888, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Veronica "Fanny" Shantz,   b. 27 Oct 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 11 May 1841  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17, 18
    Family ID F4970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jacob W. Shantz,   b. 3 Sep 1850, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1931, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 19 Jan 1873  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. Hettie Shantz,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emanuel C. Shantz,   b. 3 Aug 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 71 years)
     3. Ananias C. Shantz,   b. 21 Sep 1873, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1943  (Age 70 years)
     4. Esther Shantz,   b. 1875, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Addison Shantz,   b. 1877, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1921  (Age < 43 years)
     6. Nathan Shantz,   b. 13 Sep 1879, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1915, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     7. Emma Shantz,   b. 2 Sep 1881, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Fanny Shantz,   b. 17 Nov 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Fannie Shantz,   b. 25 Nov 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Selina Shantz,   b. 7 Jun 1887, Maryborough Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F4995  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Magdalena Cressman, "was born June 16th, 1848. She is married to Jacob W. Shantz. They reside in Maryborough Township, Wellington County, Ontario, where he is engaged in farming."

      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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      Shantz. -- Magdalena Cressman, Bridgeport, Ont., widow of the late Jacob W. Shantz, Breslau, Ont., passed away at the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, Thursday morning, July 9, in her 89th year. Her late husband predeceased her six years. She is survived by 4 daughters (Mrs. R. J. Lyness, Fessenden, N. Dak. Mrs. Emma Schroeder, Earlsville, N. Y.; Mrs. Fanny Palms, Edgeley, N. Dak.; Mrs. Salina Nolan, Superior, Wis.), 3 sons (E. C. Shantz, Bridgeport, Ont.; A. C. Shantz, Mio, Mich. ; and Addison Shantz, Peace River, Alta.). One son (Nathan) predeceased her a number of years. There are also 27 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. The funeral was held July 12 at the Cressman Mennonite Church, Breslau, Ont. Ministers: J. W. Zimmerman, Kitchener, Ont., and Oscar Burkholder. Text, I Pet. 1: 24, 25.

      Gospel Herald, July 23, 1936 - Vol. XXIX, No.17 - page 367

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      Mrs. Magdalena Shantz

      Mrs. Magdalena Shantz, Bridgeport,, widow of the late Jacob W. Shantz of Breslau, passed away at the K.-W. Hospital Thursday morning in her 89th year.

      Predeceased by her husband six years ago, she is survived by four daughters, Mrs. R. J. Lyness of Fessenden, N.D., Mrs. Emma Schroeder, of Earlville, N.Y., Mrs. Fannie Palms of Edgeley, N.D., and Mrs. Salina Nolan of Superior, Wisc., three sons, Mr. E. C. Shantz, Bridgeport, Mr. A. C. Shantz, of Mio, Mich., and Mr. Addison Shantz of Peace River. One son, Nathan Shantz, predeceased her. Twenty-seven grand-chilrren and 29 great grandchildren also survive.

      Funeral services were held from the home of her son, E. C. Shantz, on Sunday to the Cressman Mennonite Church in Breslau for services. Interment was made in the Cressman Mennonite Cemetery at Breslau.

      Waterloo Chronicle (Waterloo, On1868), 16 Jul 1936, p. 4

  • 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..., 431.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 016901-1901.
      Addison Shantz, 23, Occ. Carpenter, b, Maryborough, Res. Berlin, son of Jacob Shantz and Magdalena Cressman married Malinda Shantz, 25, Housekeeper, b. Wilmot, Res. Berlin, daughter of Amos Shantz and Nancy Moyer, Witness(es): Robt Sider of Berlin and Sarah Moyer of Guelph, 16 March 1901 in Berlin.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 16918-1901.
      Robert J. Lyness, 34, Occ. Farmer, b. Wisconsin, Res. North Dakota, son of William and Sarah, married Esther Shantz, 25, b. Waterloo, Res. Same, daughter of Jacob Schantz and Magdalena Cressman, Witness(es): Addison Shantz of Berlin and Livia Boischert of Winterbourne, 9 Jan 1901 At "Near Breslau"

    4. [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..., 479.

    5. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-5 Page 1.

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jacob Shantz Born: Waterloo Age: 23 Father: Daniel Shantz Mother: Esther Shantz Born: abt 1850 Spouse: Magdalene Cressmann Age: 24 born: Waterloo Father: Joseph Cressmann Mother: Ferenc Cressmann married 19 Jan 1873

    7. [S260] Census - ON, Wellington, Maryborough - 1881, Division 2 Page Number 44.

    8. [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 4 Pg 25.

    9. [S604] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1871, Div. 1, Pg. 41.

    10. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Breslau, Waterloo Township Div. 5 Page 17.

    11. [S1887] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1861 (North Division), Div. 2 Page 9.

    12. [S15] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Breslau - Breslau Mennonite CC#4579 Internet Link .
      In memory of/ Jacob W. Shantz/ 1851-1931/ his wife/ Magdalena Cressman/ 1848-1936/ Nathan, their son/ 1879-1915/ Asleep in Jesus/ Shantz

    13. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36529559/magdalena-shantz.

    14. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, July 23, 1936 - Obituary of Magdalena Cressman.

    15. [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..., 477.

    16. [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..., 419.

    17. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852, Eby, Benjamin - Minister of the Mennonist Society, Berlin.
      Joseph Kressman, To Veronica Shantz, Both Of Waterloo. 11 May 1841. Wit. Isaac Shantz And John Kressman.

    18. [S244] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Deutsche Canadier (1841-1865) - Index to Births, Deaths and Marriages Announced in the Deutsche Canadier, Berlin, Canada West. originally indexed by Simone Nieuwolt and Sylvie Kuppek..organised by Rosemary Ambrose, 14 May 1841 Pg 20.
      11 May 1841 On Tuesday, Pastor Benjamin Eby m. Joseph KRESSMAN to Veronica SCHANTZ, all from Waterloo Tp.

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1848 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1861 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1873 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1936 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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