Kress (Cress) Family - Accession 715 no. 9
Accession 715 no. 9
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1 bound volume; 559 pages
Johannes Nicolaus Heinrich Kress (1721-1784) arrived with his three brothers in Philadelphia on the ship Neptune on October 4, 1752. He and his wife, Catharine Eberhardt Kress left Pennsylvania in 1770 and settled in the Dutch Buffalo Creek area of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. This area is now a part of Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Kress was a blacksmith, cabinet maker, wagon builder, feed mill owner-operator, and farmer.
Scope and Content Note
The Descendants of Johannes Nicolaus Heinrich Kress (Cress) chronicles the Kress family of North Carolina. Johannes and Catharine Kress had 12 children. The book traces these children and their families. In addition to the genealogical information, the book includes photographs, Coat of Arms information, wills, and an index. Many other surnames connected with the Kress (Cress) family are also included. Please see the attached Table of Contents and Index.
The book is a gift of Louise Pettus.
Genealogy, Kress Family, Cress Family, Mecklenburg County NC, Cabarrus County NC
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Kress (Cress) Family - Accession 715 no. 9". Finding Aid 590.
LC Subject Headings
Kress family; Mecklenburg County (N.C.)--Genealogy; Cabarrus County (N.C.)--Genealogy