Biography - S Cress

S. F. CRESS, farmer, P. O. Butler, was born in Montgomery County November 8, 1847, son of Absalom CRESS, who was a native of North Carolina, and a farmer by occupation. He had eight children born to him, all of whom are living. Our subject, after receiving an education in the schools of his native county, began the life of a farmer, and in connection with that has followed milling about eight years. He has a fine farm of 200 acres of land in Montgomery County, and fifteen acres in Litchfield. Mr. CRESS married, in January, 1868, Miss Jennie CLODFELTER, born in 1847, daughter of William and Susan (SHERER) CLODFELTER, he a native of North Carolina. Mr. CRESS has four children living. He is a Democrat.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 202.

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