(Sea Captain) Walter6 K. Cressey (Rev. Noah5, Joseph4, Daniel3, John2, Mighill1) born March 6, 1816, married about 1840 Kate Ewing of New York. He was a sailor and became captain of his ship; sailed to foreign ports for many years. In the Civil War he was made Lieutenant Commander in U.S. Navy and was in command of 4 different war vessels during the war. He had a very brilliant record -- was at the siege and capture of Richmond and New Orleans; died in Brooklyn, New York, hospital, October 28, 1864, buried in Cypress Cemetery, Long Island.
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LeRoy D. Cressy