Captain Frederick J.7 Cressey
(Rev. Timothy Robinson6,
Born March 3, 1840 in Columbus, Ohio.
(1) 1865 Ella Graves born Sunderland, Massachusetts, 1844,
died 1869 in Des Moines, Iowa.
(2) 1871 Nora Hall who died in 1872
(3) 1875 Imogene Alderman of Anamosa, Iowa, who died in 1902 in
(4) 1910 Laura Hoxworth of Los Angeles, California.
In 1859 at 19 he attended Denison University, Granville, Ohio,
but left his studies to enlist in the Civil War in Company B,
17th Ohio Infantry, going to the field
12 days after the fall of Fort Sumter (April 14, 1861-April 26).
Re-enlisted in Company D, 113th Ohio
Infantry, until December 15, 1863, when, as a result of a
competitive examination and for especial bravery at the battle
of Chickamauga, Georgia, he was promoted to Captain of Company
G, 14th Regiment, U.S. Volunteer Infantry, receiving his
commission direct from the Secretary of War. Mr. Cressey was
in active military service for over four years and was in many
hard-fought battles and received frequent mention for personal
daring and cool bravery. He was in the battles of Chickamauga,
Decatur and Nashville, besides 8 other engagements. He was
honorably discharged at Nashville, Tennessee, March 26, 1866.
After the war he moved to Des Moines, Iowa, and in 1888 to
Los Angeles, California, giving his entire time to insurance
business for New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco companies.
He was a member of Baptist Church, Superintendent and teacher
in Sunday School. He died in January 22, 1928, in
88th year in Los Angeles.
(Cressey) Young born May 27, 1876 in Des Moines, Iowa,
married April 15, 1897, William H. Young, real estate broker,
Los Angeles, California.
Genevieve Young born 1900
Virginia Young born 1905
Florence Young born 1907