Cressey, Ew

Cressey, E.W.

a Baptist minister, was born at Sharon, Vermont, July 1808. He was converted in his nineteenth year, and after obtaining what education he could, was ordained as an evangelist at Garland, Maine, in November 1837. He preached at Sangerville in 1838 and 1839; in 1841 became pastor in Vassalborough; in 1850 was located at Wabash, Indiana; in 1852 organized a Church at Rolling Stone, near Winona, Minn.; in 1853 at Minneapolis; in 1854 at Prescott, Wisconsin; and afterwards, at churches in Hastings, Pine Island, and Roscoe, in Minnesota. In 1865 he became pastor at Richfield. The last ten years of his life were spent in Minneapolis, where he died, September 15, 1883. See Millet, Hist. of the Baptists of Maine; Chicago Standard, October 18, 1883. (J.C.S.)

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