The Cressy Family

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Rev. Charles A.7 Cressey (Joseph P.6, Richard5, Richard4, Daniel3, John2, Mighill1)
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 Newport, Minnesota.

Children of Lizzie and Rev. Charles A. Cressey:
1022 I.

Lucy M.8 (Cressey) Haight born June 11, 1870 in Sandwich, New Hampshire, married Morton H. Haight of Minnesota.

1023 II.

Alice C.8 Cressey born July 2, 1874 in Sandwich, New Hampshire, died in 1901.

1024 III.

Joseph C.8 Cressey born December 2, 1879 in Sandwich, New Hampshire, married 1903 Celesta Leyde, educated in Minnesota, public and high schools, a traveling salesman.

Children of Celesta and Joseph C. Cressey:
1025 I.

Joseph9 Cressey born October 21, 1904 in Mankato, Minnesota, died in 1905

1026 II.

Robert A.9 Cressey born January 9, 1907 in Mankato, Minnesota.

1027 III.

Philip J.9 Cressey born January 9, 1909 in Mankato, Minnesota.

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LeRoy D. Cressy