The Cressy Family

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Elijah Owen7 Cressey (John M.6, John W.5, John4, Daniel3, John2, Mighill1)
Born July 19, 1825 in Buxton, Maine, married January 1, 1856, Lucinda Frances Gerry, daughter of Joseph and Mehitable (Smith) Gerry of Waterboro, Maine, by Reverend Lewis H. Witham, pastor Free Baptist Church, Bar Mills, Maine.
He was educated in the public schools of Buxton and lived on the homestead farm. In 1854 he went to East Boston and worked in the shipyard, where he learned to hew to the line and was an expert at the trade. In 1868 he bought the octagon house at Groveville with 23 acres of land from Reverend Charles Bean. He owned another field of 30 acres. Later he was engaged in the heading, cooperage and hoop business. Served as school agent and highway surveyor. For several years he was U. S. mail messenger. Spent his last years at farming. They were both members North Congregational Church at Groveville. She died February 28, 1888, at 54. He died July 3, 1897, 16 days of 72.

Children born in Buxton, Maine:
917 I.

Frank Willis8 Cressey born June 30, 1857, married Jennie M. Berry.

918 II.

Ernest Woodbury8 Cressey born April 16, 1861, married Jennie I. Garland.

919 III.

Florence May8 (Cressey) Stevens born February 28, 1872, married November 28,1895, John Marshall Stevens of Buxton, storekeeper, postmaster, U. S. mail messenger, farmer. She attended Buxton schools and Gorham High.

Children born in Buxton, Maine:

Emery Cressey Stevens, born June 20, 1897, married June 20, 1921, Florence True Hulit. She graduated at Buxton High School. He attended Buxton Graded and Buxton High. Keeps a general merchandise store, farmer.

Children born in Buxton, Maine:

Ernest H. Stevens, born March 20, 1922,


Lewis H. Stevens, born September 23, 1925


Carroll E. Stevens, born January 23, 1928


Katherine S. Stevens, born May 31, 1931


Rita E. Stevens, born July 11, 1934


Edith Gladys (Stevens) Roberts, born March 28, 1901, married September 25, 1919, Edward A. Roberts, garage business.


Ralph L. Roberts, born January 25, 1920


Harry M. Roberts, born July 5, 1924.

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