Rev. Charles A.7 Cressey
Born January 10, 1843 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Married 1869 Lizzie Allton, Tilton, New Hampshire.
He was educated for the ministry at Tilton, where he took his
preparatory course of study. Later he attended the Theological
course at Boston University.
He enlisted in the Civil War in Company C, First New Hampshire
Regiment, later re-enlisted in the Fourth New Hampshire
Regiment, and served nearly through the war. He was wounded at
the Battle of Drury's Bluff, Virginia, in 1864. In the
Spanish-American War, 1898, he was appointed Chaplain of the
13th Minnesota Regiment, Volunteers,
and served through the war in Manila, Philippine Islands, so he
has been a soldier in two wars. After the Civil War, in 1869,
he was a minister of the gospel and was a member of the
New Hampshire Methodist Conference until 1881, when he went West
and joined the Minnesota Conference in active church work until
October 1909. Since then super-annuated. He was living in
Cressey born December 2, 1879 in Sandwich, New Hampshire,
married 1903 Celesta Leyde,
educated in Minnesota, public and high schools, a traveling
Children of Celesta and Joseph C. Cressey:
Cressey born October 21, 1904 in Mankato, Minnesota,
died in 1905
Cressey born January 9, 1907 in Mankato, Minnesota.
Cressey born January 9, 1909 in Mankato, Minnesota.