Willis E.7 Cressey
Born 1846 in Bradford New Hampshire, married:
(1) 1869 Mrs. Lucy J. Middleham of Rock Island, Illinois
who died in 1887.
(2) 1889 Mary A. Turner of Rock Island, Illinois.
He was educated at Bradford and Colby Academy; was a soldier in
Civil War in 16th New Hampshire
Regiment. He was a fine
musician and devoted his life to that occupation. He went to
Illinois and then to Independence, Oregon, where he organized
and built up good musical societies. He died there in 1897 at
51; was an excellent violinist.
Mayor Warren Plummer8
Cressey born January 5, 1871, in Rock Island, Illinois,
(1) 1897 Mary Uglow of Portland, Oregon.
(2) 1925 Nellie Flanders of Warner, New Hampshire.
He was educated in Bradford and Simmonds High School at Warner,
New Hampshire; been a successful merchant in South Bend,
Washington State, served as Mayor and Postmaster of the City of
South Bend. Has his father's violin.
Children of Mary and Warren P. Cressey:
Cressey born September 10, 1901 in South Bend,
Washington. Served as Secretary to Congressman Albert
Johnson, Washington, D.C., four years. Now with
Cressey born April 10, 1903 in South Bend, Washington.
With Horlucks Corporation in Seattle, Washington