The Cressy Family

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Rev. Pemberton Hale8 Cressy (Thomas E.7, Thomas6, John5, John4, John3, William2, Mighill1)
Born November 23, 1872, in Denver, Colorado.
He was brought up by his uncle, James Ford Hale, son of Pemberton Hale, and who married Mehitable H. Cressey7, daughter of Richard6 and Mary (Harris) Cressey of Rowley
Married Elizabeth Breed Walcott in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
He graduated at Salem High School, 1891, Harvard College, 1895, Andover Theological Seminary, 1898. He received call to the North Conway Congregational Church in 1898 and was ordained there in 1899; was pastor four years. In 1903 he accepted a call from the First Church of Christ at Groton, Massachusetts (Unitarian), and remained pastor 13 years. In 1916 he became pastor of the Old South Church in Beverly, Massachusetts, where he was pastor at the time of his death, February 16, 1920.

Children of Elizabeth and Rev. Pemberton Cressy:
1066 I.

Walcott Hale9 Cressy born September 5, 1903 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Graduated Beverly High School, 1922, Bowdoin College, 1926, B.A. Took a summer course in Paris, France, 1928, taught at Dean Academy, Franklin, Massachusetts, 1926-27, Suffield School, Connecticut, 1927-29, was awarded a post to teach at Roanne, France, 1930-31, by the Institute of International Education, taught at Riviera School, Cameo, France, 1932-33, and at St. Cloud, France, 1933-34. He received M.A. degree at Middlebury College, Vermont, 1934, is to teach the winter of 1934-35 at Worcester Academy, Massachusetts.

1067 II.

Robert Ford9 Cressy born December 24, 1907 in Groton, Massachusetts.
graduated Beverly High School, 1924, Bowdoin College, 1928, A.B., received Longfellow Prize and went to Harvard College, 1928-29, M.A., taught Spanish at St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., 1929-30. He is as of 1935 tutoring pupils in Beverly, Massachusetts.

1068 III.

Richard? Cressy born January 22, 1912 in Groton, Massachusetts.
Graduated Beverly High School, 1928, Andover Academy, 1930, Williams College, 1934, B.A. As of September, 1934 he is a radio announcer at New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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