The Cressy Family

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Mighill2 Cressey (Mighill1) was b. in Ipswich, Mass., 1661, m. 1686 Sarah, dau. Andrew and Sarah Hidden of Rowley.

He moved to Rowley with his mother when he was 10. She m. (2) Joseph Horsley and at his death Mighill2 bought all of his stepfather's property. He settled his estate in his lifetime. Sarah's mother d. in 1829 at about 103. Mighill2 d. in Rowley, 1740. She d. 1751 in 90th year.

Children b. Rowley:
17 I.

Mighill3, b. 1688, m. Martha Dutch of Ipswich. He d. 1720, no children.

18 II.

Joseph, b. December 5, 1690, d. before 1740.

19 III.

Sarah, b. 1692, m. Benj. Scott of Rowley, grandson of Margaret Scott, who was hanged as a witch in 1692. Ch.: Abigail, Lydia, Sarah, Jane.

20 IV.

Jonathan, b. 1695, m. (1) Sarah Harris, (2) Eleanor Bartor.

21 V.

Tamer, b. February 4, 1697, d. May 29, 1716.

22 VI.

Abigail, b. 1701, m. 1720 William Rouse of Rowley. Ch.: Infant, Abigail, Sarah, Mehitable.

23 VII.

David, b. 1703, m. (1) Hephzibah Platts, (2) Ruth Warren.

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LeRoy Cressy