The Cressy Family

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Almon H.7 Cressey (Noah6, Joseph5, John4, Daniel3, John2, Mighill1)
Born September 9, 1834 in Gorham, Maine, married 1870 Abbie M. Boothby daughter of George B. Boothby of Limington, Maine. She was born 1848.
He was educated in the public schools and Standish Academy. Moved to Standish with his father in 1837. When 17 he engaged in grocery store for some years. In 1862 he engaged in the coat manufacturing business in Standish, and in 1870 he moved to Buxton, Maine, (Grovesville) in the same business. In 1875 he returned to Standish on the homestead farm. He served as selectman of Standish for six years, been candidate for Representative to the Legislature, member Democratic town committee, was a checker player of much ability, and a Mason. He died 1916 at 82. She died 1921 at 73.

Child born in Limington, Maine:
960 I.

Edwin Boothby8 Cressey born July 30, 1871, married 1891 Nettie O. Marean, daughter of William Marean of Standish.
He was educated in the public schools of Standish and Limington Academy. When very young he engaged as a grocery clerk in the country; later he engaged with Portland firms as a commercial traveler, and buying fruit in the South. He owned a large farm and a number of apple orchards, and shipped many carloads to Chicago, Illinois. He died 1922 at 51.

Children born Standish, Maine:
961 I.

Mildred L.9 (Cressey) Brazier born May 20, 1892 in Standish, Maine, married June 7, 1913, George E. Brazier of Hiram, Maine. Bookkeeper and Assistant Superintendent at Dupont Powder Company, farmer.


William Robert Brazier, born October 20, 1916,


Elizabeth Heyward Brazier, born March 8, 1919


George Edward Brazier, Jr., born January 9, 1921


Edwin Cressey Brazier, born February 11, 1924

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