The Cressy Family

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Joseph3 Cressey (John,2 Mighill1) was b. at ``Royal Side,'' Salem, now Beverly, Mass., in 1696, m. (1) in 1718 Sarah Dodge of Beverly, d. 1732, m. (2) in 1734 Hannah Holton, Beverly. In 1737 Joseph3 bought of his brother Daniel3 a piece of land containing 13 acres of upland and salt marsh with dwelling house and barn for $300. On the same day he bought of his brother Job3 land known by the name of ``Read's and Newman's'' for $100. Joseph3 d. in 1767 in 71st year. Joseph3 and Noah3 were joint executors of their father's will (Dea. John2). His widow Hannah and son Andrew4 were executors of Joseph's will. She d. in 1783 at 74.

Children b. Beverly:

First 5 children d. young.

39 VI.

Sarah4, b. 1734, m. 1758 Samuel Dove of Salem. Salem. Ch.: William, Samuel, Nancy, Hannah, Susanna.

40 VII.

Susanna, b. 1736, m. 1764 Joseph Masury of Salem. He d. and she m. (2) John Rollins. Ch.: Joseph Masury, m. Sarah Cressey, James, John, Susanna, Lydia.

41 VIII.

Joseph, b. August 10, 1738, d. before 1767.

42 IX.

Mehitable, b. March 25, 1740, m. 1767 Nathaniel Yell.

43 X.

James, bapt. March 11, 1743, d. before 1767.

44 XI.

Andrew, bapt. February 9, 1745, m. Mary Woodbury of Beverly.

45 XII.

Amos, bapt. October 2, 1748, m. 1774 Anna Thissell.

46 XIII.

Hannah, b. about 1750, m. 1769 Benj. Woodman, Jr., Salem. Ch.: Susanna, Nancy, Hannah, m. Eben Wallis, Lydia, m. Wm. Herrick.

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LeRoy Cressy