The Cressy Family

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Edward5 Woodbury Cressey (Daniel,4 Daniel,3 John,2 Mighill1) was b. in Salem, New Hampshire in 1768, m. (1) in 1790 Sarah Presby, who d. in 1797, m. (2) in 1799 Sarah Sawyer. When a young man he took up government lands in the place where Bradford, New Hampshire, and other towns now stand, which he traded, making a good property. He kept a tavern, was a Representative to the New Hampshire Legislature for several years. They were members of the Baptist Church. He d. in 1822 at 54. She d. in 1859 at 84.

Children b. Bradford, New Hampshire:

316 I.

Phebe,6 b. in 1792, m. Eben Cheney.

317 II.

Daniel G., b. in 1794, m. Elizabeth Jones.

318 III.

Hannah, b. in 1796, m. Jonathan Hoyt of Hamilton, New Hampshire.

319 IV.

Robert, b. in 1797, m. Miss Bagley.

320 V.

Sarah, b. in 1801, m. Joshua George, Warner, New Hampshire, president bank.

321 VI.

Margaret, b. in 1803, m. in 1830 Bard P. Paige of North Dunbarton, New Hampshire. She d. in 1842 at 39. Ch.: Ellen, Margaret, Francis. He m. her sister.

322 VII.

(Dr.) Oliver Sawyer, b. in 1805, m. Sarah Stanwood.

323 VIII.

Edward, b. in 1808, m. Eliza Currier Jones.

324 IX.

Lucinda, b. in 1809, m. (1) in 1829 Stephen Marshall, (2) Abisha Washburn. He d. in Rock Island, Illinois in 1870. She d. in 1892 in 83rd year. Ch.: Lucy, Edwin, William, George, Isabelle, Frank.

325 X.

William Plummer, b. January 31, 1812, m. Mary Gould.

326 XI.

Mary, b. in 1814, m. in 1842 Benjamin O. Stanley. Ch.: Helen, Lizzie, Harriet.

327 XII.

Louisa, b. in 1817, m. (2nd wife) Bard P. Paige of North Dunbarton, New Hampshire. He served as selectman of Bradford and New Hampshire Legislature. In 1850 he went to Montreal, where he was engaged in the manufacture and sale of mowing, reaping and threshing machines for 25 years. Member Congregational Church. He d. in Bradford 1893 in 85th year. Ch.: (1) Ellen M., b. 1842, m. (1) in 1865 Alfred Warner. Ch.: Charles A. Warner, m. (2) in 1872 Frank M. Tappan, a noted lawyer of Concord, New Hampshire and elected to Congress for two terms. Ch.: Arthur W. Tappan. (2) Martha. (3) Lizzie. (4) Edward.

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LeRoy Cressy