The Cressy Family

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Michael6 Cressey (Henry Sewall5, Francis4, Samuel3, William2, Mighill1) born August 6, 1796, married January 17, 1820, Phebe Ann Pike, born 1798. He was a sailor and died at sea in 1848 at 52. She died in 1880 in 82nd year.

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Hannah Currier7 Cressey, born October 19, 1822, married about 1842 Thomas Ridgway Anderson. She died November 22, 1863, at 41, buried at Newburyport.


1. Elizabeth, married sea captain, Joseph J. Taylor. He died 1899. She died 1907.
2. Louise G., married J. Dudley Evans. She died 1909. He died 1928.
3. Annie, married Daniel Brown, veteran Civil War, died 1891.

Adelaide Anderson, born May 15, 1847, married April 26, 1874, John Torrey, born April 5. 1854, in Newburyport, stage driver, storekeeper. He died September 18, 1918. She died January 24, 1934.


Harry K. Torrey, born August 16, 1880, in Newburyport, unmarried Graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, 1899; at Harvard one year; admitted to bar, and practiced law from 1907 until the World War I, 1917. He attended Plattsburg Military Training Camp, but was not accepted for the army. He entered the service of the U.S. Internal Revenue Bureau in various sections of the country, as auditor, to the present time. Served in New Hampshire Legislature, 1909-10; private secretary to Governor Bass, 1911-12, and Justice of the Portsmouth Police Court, 1913-15. His headquarters are at Congress Square Hotel, Portland, Maine.

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Michael, born 1824. He was killed in San Francisco acting as a member of the Vigilance Committee July 4, 1855, at 31.

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Enoch P., born February 16, 1826, died January 31, 1874, at 48.

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Phebe Ann, born 1828, married Benjamin Pettingill, pilot. She died in 1896 at 68.

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Charles Henry, born January 29, 1830, unmarried.

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Elizabeth P., born March 9, 1832, died in 1840.

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