Doctor Lauretta Eby

Doctor Lauretta Eby

Female 1863 - 1955  (92 years)

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  • Name Doctor Lauretta Eby 
    Title Doctor 
    Born 10 Feb 1863  Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 28 Jun 1955  Orlando, Orange County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I523421706  Eby/Aebi and Bernethy Family
    Last Modified 25 Oct 2013 

    Father Aaron Eby,   b. 17 Jan 1836, Conestoga, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1902, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Hannah Amelia Burkhart,   b. 11 Oct 1838, Sandusky County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1902, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Jun 1857 
    Family ID F510648187  Group Sheet

    Family Daniel Hartman Kress,   b. 27 Jun 1862, St Jacobs, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1956, Orlando, Orange County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 09 Jul 1884  Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eva Kress,   b. Unknown
    +2. Ora Hannah Kress,   b. Abt 1887, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Paul D Kress,   b. 18 Dec 1896, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Kress,   b. Abt 1904, Australia or Austria Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F8034009797  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1863 - Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Jul 1884 - Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 1955 - Orlando, Orange County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Daniel and Lauretta Golden Anniversary Party
 Hundreds of the babies that Lauretta had delivered over her career came to honor them at the event
    Daniel and Lauretta Golden Anniversary Party Hundreds of the babies that Lauretta had delivered over her career came to honor them at the event
    Picture was provided by Patricia Ann Drake
    Daniel Kress and Lauretta Eby with young children
#1 Daniel Kress, #2 Lauretta Eby, #3 Eva Kress #4 Ora Hannah Kress One of the younger children is John but not sure which one.
    Daniel Kress and Lauretta Eby with young children #1 Daniel Kress, #2 Lauretta Eby, #3 Eva Kress #4 Ora Hannah Kress One of the younger children is John but not sure which one.
    Picture was provided by Patricia Ann Drake
    Kress Family Portrait
#1 Ermal Grace Eby Moore, younger sister of Lauretta #2 Jens Nielsen live in caretaker or Drs Kress #3 Marie Nielsen wife of Jens #4 Patricia Grace Mason Drake daughter or Orah Hannah Kress #5 Orah Hannah Kress #6 Unknown Nielson daughter of jens and Marie #7 Dr Lauretta Eby Kress #8 Dr Daniel Hartman Kress #9 John Kress son of Daniel and Lauretta
    Kress Family Portrait #1 Ermal Grace Eby Moore, younger sister of Lauretta #2 Jens Nielsen live in caretaker or Drs Kress #3 Marie Nielsen wife of Jens #4 Patricia Grace Mason Drake daughter or Orah Hannah Kress #5 Orah Hannah Kress #6 Unknown Nielson daughter of jens and Marie #7 Dr Lauretta Eby Kress #8 Dr Daniel Hartman Kress #9 John Kress son of Daniel and Lauretta
    Provided by Patricia Ann Drake
    Daniel Kress and Lauretta Eby
    Daniel Kress and Lauretta Eby
    Provided by Patricia Ann Drake

    Histories
    Lauretta Eby Kress
    Lauretta Eby Kress
    Short Bio on Dr Lauretta Eby Kress found in th following link:

    http://www.wm.gc.adventist.org/Pages/women_distinguished_service.html

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census Lapeer Ward 2, Lapeer, Michigan as Loretta EBY
      1910 Census Wheaton, Montgomery, Maryland as Lauretta KRESS
    • Mrs. Kress studied nursing under Dr. Kate Lindsay at Battle Creek and then she and her husband went on to graduate from medicine at the University of Michigan. At Battle Creek Sanitarium one of their patients was Mrs. S.M.I. Henry. The Kresses pioneered Adventist medical work in England. Later they gave seven years of mission service to Australia and New Zealand before returning to the United States. When the Washington Sanitarium and Hospital opened, her husband was the first medical director and Dr. Lauretta was the first surgeon. She is said to have delivered more than 5,000 babies during her career.
    • Description: Hello - I'm the great-great-granddaughter of Dr. Daniel Hartman Kress and Dr. Lauretta Eby Kress. I can tell you with certainty that Lauretta was born on February 10, 1863 in Flint, MI and died on June 28, 1955 in Orlando, FL.

      Lauretta was much older than her sister, Grace (my father remembers "Aunt Grace" very well). Lauretta and Grace had another sister who died as a young girl. Her sister's death and many stories are detailed in the Kress' autobiography, "Under the Guiding Hand".

      Dr. Daniel Hartman Kress was born June 27, 1862 in St. Jacobs, Waterloo, Co., Ontario and died November 1, 1956 in Orlando FL. The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Winter Park is named for him (Kress Memorial Church). They were married on July 9, 1884 in Flint, MI.

      If you would like any other info, I have plenty of photos of the Daniel and Lauretta, as well as of their daughter (my g-grandmother, Ora Hannah Kress).

      Thanks so much for the work you've done on the Eby line!
      Best regards,
      Tricia Drake
      Nashville, TN
      615-500-4520

      Patricia Drake
      tric@drake.net

    • Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 about Mrs Lauretta Kress
      Name: Mrs Lauretta Kress
      Gender: Female
      Age: 44
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
      Date of Arrival: Apr 1907
      Vessel: Moana
      Search Ship Database: View the 'Moana' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
      Port of Arrival: Victoria, British Columbia and Vancouver, British Columbia
      Port of Departure: Sydney, Australia and Brisbane, Australia and Suva, Fiji and Honolulu, Hawaii
      Roll: T-516

    • California, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1957 about Lauretta Kress
      Name: Lauretta Kress
      Arrival Date: 15 Apr 1907
      Age: 45
      Birth Date: abt 1862
      Gender: Female
      Ship Name: City Of Topeka
      Port of Arrival: San Francisco
      Port of Departure: Victoria, British Columbia
      Archive information (series:roll number): m1412:4


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