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

Leah Martin[1]

Female 1878 - 1931  (53 years)


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  • Name Leah Martin 
    Born 7 Mar 1878  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Female 
    Name Leah Cressman 
    Residence 1891  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1911  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1921  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00075-4594.8 
    Died 14 Oct 1931  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Buried Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I54404  Generations
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2024 

    Father Levi P. Martin,   b. 22 Feb 1844, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1919  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Barbara Gingerich,   b. 13 Nov 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1906, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 7 May 1871  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 10
    Family ID F14056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David M. Cressman,   b. 9 Nov 1877, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1964, RR1, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 13 Jan 1903  Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Lydia M. Cressman,   b. 4 May 1906, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1947, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Eden Cressman,   b. 5 Jan 1907,   d. 5 Oct 1907  (Age 0 years)
     3. Enos M. Cressman,   b. 19 Jul 1908, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1970, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Elam M. Cressman,   b. 11 Nov 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Annie M. Cressman,   b. 22 Feb 1913, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1991, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Mary M. Cressman,   b. 30 Dec 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1998  (Age 82 years)
     7. Salome Cressman,   b. 25 Jun 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1973, Val-d'Or, , Qu├ębec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2024 
    Family ID F5814  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. Leah Cressman was born near St. Jacobs, Ont., March 7, 1878; died Oct.14,1931 at Elmira, Ont. She was preparing the evening meal when she suddenly passed away of heart failure. She was a daughter of the late Levi P. and Barbara G. Martin. Seven children were born to her of whom six are still living; namely, Lydia of Sonderton, Pa.; Enos, Elam, Annie, Mary and Salome all at home. Three sisters and two brothers also survive.
      Not now, but in the coming years -
      It may be in a better land;
      We'll read the meaning of our tears,
      And then, sometime, we'll understand.

  • 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..., 64.

    2. [S148] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1901, Woolwich F-3 Page 3.

    3. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 018897-03.
      David CRESSMAN, 25, farmer, Wilmot, Woolwich, s/o David CROSSMAN & Lydia MARTIN, married Leah MARTIN, 25, Woolwich, same, d/o Levi MARTIN & Barbara GINGRICH, witn: David CRESSMAN & Levi? MATHEWS, both of Woolwich, 13 Jan 1903 at Woolwich, (Mennonite)

    4. [S348] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1911, Div. 15 page 6.

    5. [S1821] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1891, Section 3 Page 6.

    6. [S2121] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1921, Sub Dist. 15 Page 7.

    7. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61749813/leah-cressman.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of David M. Cressman - Feb 19 1964 pg 5.

    9. [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..., 695.

    10. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Levi Martin Born: Woowich Tp Age: 27 Born: abt 1844 Father: Peter Martin Mother: Maria Martin Spouse: Barbara Gingrich Age: 25 Born: abt 1846 born: Waterloo Township Father: John Gingrich Mother: Anna Gingrich married 7 May 1871 married: Waterloo, Waterloo Twp.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Mar 1878 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1891 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jan 1903 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1911 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1921 - Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Oct 1931 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Mennonite Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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