The Cressy Family

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Captain Allen6 Cressey (Andrew5, Daniel4, Daniel3, John2, Mighill1) was born June 15, 1797, in Bradford, New Hampshire, married (1) Judith Sargent. She died 1859 at 56. Married (2) widow Weltra (Presby) Sawyer of Nashua in 1860. He owned a farm of 300 acres, but later traded for a small farm of 30 acres. In 1825 he was one of a committee appointed to meet and welcome General Lafayette at the town line. He was the most conspicuous figure at Bradford's Centennial in 1887; was a Free Mason for 60 years of some prominence; wrote poetry; voted for John Quincy Adams for President U. S. and 22 others; was an expert checker player and Captain Bradford Light Infantry. He died in Bradford, March10, 1894, at 96 years, 9 months.

Children born Bradford, New Hampshire:
659 I.

Rev. Azariah7, born in 1821, married (1) 1851 Dorothy A. Gordon, married (2) Sophronia Stockwell.

660 II.

Henry A., born 1823, married Parthena Marshall of Nashua, New Hampshire, 1828.

667 III.

Daniel F., born 1825, married in 1860 Margette Paddleford.

670 IV.

Maria H., born in 1829, married in 1851 William O. Heath, lived in Bradford.

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LeRoy D. Cressy