Cressey, Timothy Robinson

Cressey, Timothy Robinson a Baptist minister, was born at Pomfret, Connecticut, September 18, 1800. He graduated from Amherst College in 1828; studied theology two years (1828-30) at the Newton Theological Institution; was ordained June 5, 1830; served as pastor in Columbus, Ohio, from 1834 to 1842; was agent of the American and Foreign Bible Society from 1843 to 1846; pastor at Indianapolis, Ind., from 1846 to 1852; at St. Paul, Minnesota, from 1852 to 1854; missionary of the American Baptist Home Mission Society; pastor at Hastings, Minnesota; chaplain of a regiment of United States volunteers from 1861 to 1863; pastor at Kendalville, Indiana, from 1864 to 1866; at Indianola, Iowa, from 1868 to 1870; and died at Des Moines, August 30, 1870. (J.C.S.)

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