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John Elmer Cresswell
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Birth: May 4, 1893
Michigan, USA
Death: May 10, 1955
Michigan, USA

Son of John H. and Mary J. (Wood) Cresswell. He married Vera Helen Henry. They were the parents of:

John Henry "Jack" Cresswell 1916 2004
Richard Abraham Cresswell 1918 1995
Faith H. Cresswell 1920 -
Hugh E. (Pat) Cresswell 1921 2008
Infant Daughters (Stillborn) 1924 - 1924

Divorced from Vera Helen (Henry) Cresswell
U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Elmer John Cresswell
Name: Elmer John Cresswell
County: Gratiot
State: Michigan
Birthplace: Michigan,United States of America
Birth Date: 4 May 1893
Race: White

1900 United States Federal Census
about Elmer Cresswell
Name: Elmer Cresswell
Age: 7
Birth Date: May 1893
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1900: Bethany, Gratiot, Michigan
[Gratiot]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: John Cresswell
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Name: Mary Cresswell
Mother's Birthplace: Canada, France
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
John Cresswell 46
Mary Cresswell 44
Anorah Cresswell 20
Gladys Cresswell 18
Anna Cresswell 14
Herbert Cresswell 11
Helen Cresswell 9
Elmer Cresswell 7
Glenn Wood 11

1920 United States Federal Census
about Elmer J Creswell
Name: Elmer J Creswell
[Elinor J Creswell]
[Elener J Croswell]
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1894
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1920: Bethany, Gratiot, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Vera H Creswell
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
Home Owned: Own
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Elmer J Creswell 26
Vera H Creswell 24
Jack H Creswell 3
[3 2/12]
Richard A Creswell 1
[1 10/12
Faith H Creswell

1930 United States Federal Census
about Elmer Cresswell
Name: Elmer Cresswell
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1895
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: White
Home in 1930: Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Roomer
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's Birthplace: Michigan
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Sampson Walters 63
Hilma Walters 62
Henry J Shannon 34
Elmer Cresswell 35

1940 United States Federal Census
about Elmer Cresswell
Name: Elmer Cresswell
Age: 46
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Michigan
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
Home in 1940: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
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Street: Lexington
House Number: 7073
Inferred Residence in 1935: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Residence in 1935: Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 13A
Occupation: Attorney
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 48
Class of Worker: Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Frank Nagy 56
Gizella Nagy 52
Elmer Cresswell 46
Gizella Cresswell 26
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Higgins Cresswell (1853 - 1932)
  Mary Jane Wood Cresswell (1855 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Vera Helen Henry Cresswell (1895 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  John Henry Cresswell (1916 - 2004)*
  Richard Abraham Cresswell (1918 - 1995)*
  Faith Helen Cresswell Best (1919 - 2015)*
  Baby Daughter Cresswell (1924 - 1924)*
  Infant Female Cresswell (1924 - 1924)*
 
 Sibling:
  Herbert Higgins Cresswell (1888 - 1948)*
  John Elmer Cresswell (1893 - 1955)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Saint Louis
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Hofstetter Hill Row P Lot 86 Grave 1
 
Created by: Sandra Moore
Record added: Mar 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48953059
John Elmer Cresswell
Added by: Sandra Moore
 
John Elmer Cresswell
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 Added: Jun. 21, 2010

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 Added: Mar. 6, 2010
 
 
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