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Uriah Hand Cresse

  • Birth 1806 Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 22 Mar 1870 Rio Grande, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 61451887

Uriah Hand Cresse was the son of Anthony and Judith Hand Cresse. He first married Mary Shaw on 7 Jun 1827, who was born in 1805. They had three children Mary 1828, Experience 1839 and Uriah H. 1831-1833. According to Samuel Ware's account book Uriah purchased a coffin for Mary on 7 Sept 1831 and paid 10.00. After Mary died Uriah second married Mary Buck 13 Nov 1832 born in 14 Jan 1807 and died in 1890. They had 8 children: Francis 1833, Uriah II 1835, Falsette 1837, Tabitha 1839, Daniel 1843, George 1841, Johnathan S. 1848 and Elizabeth 1845. Anthony Cresse build a log house which Uriah replace later with local stone in 1826. This house still stands on Cresse Lane in Erma, NJ. It is called the Hand-Cresse House. Uriah died from kidney disease.


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  • Created by: Mary Jane (Young) Evertz
  • Added: 11 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61451887
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Uriah Hand Cresse (1806–22 Mar 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61451887, citing Cold Spring Presbyterian Cemetery, Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jane (Young) Evertz (contributor 47235203) .