Abraham H. and Elizabeth Cressman Weber family

Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.2.82

Title: Abraham H. and Elizabeth Cressman Weber family

Dates of creation: 2012
 

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records; 14 photographs

Biographical sketch: Abraham H. Weber (1787-1867) was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; he married Elizabeth Cressman (1788-1847). They moved to Berlin, Ontario where their three children were born. Abraham C. Weber, their youngest son, married Judith Martin and was ordained as a Mennonite minister in 1850. Abraham and Judith had 16 children. One of the boys, Abraham M. Weber, married Susannah Cressman; together they had five children. Their daughter Lucinda married Silas S. Good. This couple homesteaded in High River, Alberta in 1900.

Custodial history: Compiled by Larry D. Spicer, great-grandson of Lucinda Weber Good, and donated to the Archives in 2012.

Scope and content: Contains copies of research compiled by Larry Spicer on his Weber ancestors, as well as original photographs that were in the possession of Lucinda Weber Good and her daughter Vera Good Reist. Seven of the photographs remain unidentified, but were probably taken in Berlin, Ontario between 1881 and 1910.

Notes: For additional photographs related to this family search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.  For published works related to this family, consult the library catalogue.
 

File list:

  1. Research by Larry Spicer
  2. Unidentified photographs

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