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Jacob G. DRESSLER, Jr.
Catharine __?__
Susannah D. KEELEY
Husband:  Jacob G. DRESSLER, Jr.
Birth:  ca. 7 May 1825, PA
Death:  28 Jan 1894, presumably in Juniata Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Dressler's Ridge Cemetery, Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA
Occupation:  farmer
Military Service:  Civil War:  Pvt., Co. F., 171st Rgmt., Pennsylvania Infantry
Father:  Jacob G. DRESSLER, Sr.
Mother:  (Mary) Esther GELNETT
Wife-1:  Catharine __?__
Birth:  20 Oct 1840, PA
Death:  8 Nov 1866, presumably in Juniata Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Dressler's Ridge Cemetery, Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA
Wife-2:  Susannah D. "Susan" KEELEY / KEELY
Birth:  ca. 25 Oct 1830, PA
Death:  24 Oct 1893, presumably in Juniata Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Dressler's Ridge Cemetery, Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Children with Catharine born in Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA:
1.  Sovorrah Z. DRESSLER, b. 23 Oct 1859; d. 19 Apr 1913; m. Sarah C. __?__ (1865-1950)
2.  Mary A. DRESSLER, b. 1861/2
Children with Susannah:
apparently none
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania


1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Birth: 07 Mar 1825, Susquehanna Twp, Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Death: 29 Jan 1894, Susquehanna Twp., Juniata, Pennsylvania
Marriage: After 1866, of Pennsylvania
Spouse: Susannah D. KEELY
Birth: 25 Oct 1830, Greenwood Twp, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Death: 24 Oct 1893, Susquehanna Twp, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Source: patron submission

2.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #322 of 430):  Mahontongo P.O., Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA, p. 790, PN 230, 1590/1, enumerated 1 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Jacob Dresser 35 M   Laborer 500 400 Pa
Cath Dressler 20 F         Pa
Sir Wallace 10/12 M         Pa
John Lehman 10 M         Pa
Listed next to Jacob's parents, Jacob G. & Esther (GELNETT) DRESSLER, Sr.

3.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 23):  Susquehannah Twp., Juniata Co., PA, p. 462A, PN 1, 5/6, enumerated 11 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Dressler J G 45 M W Laborer     Pa
________ Susannah 40 F W       Pa
________ Savorron? 10 M W       Pa
________ Mary  8 F W       Pa
Listed two households from Jacob's brother, Jeremiah DRESSLER, who is listed next to their widowed mother, Esther (GELNETT) DRESSLER

4.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: Susquehanna, Juniata, Pennsylvania
Source: FHL Film 1255137; NARA Film T9-1137; Pg 362B
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Jacob G. DRESSLER Self M M W 55 PA Farmer PA PA
Susan DRESSLER Wife F M W 50 PA Keeping House PA PA
Sovorah DRESSLER Dau F S W 20 PA At Home PA PA
Mary A. DRESSLER Dau F S W 18 PA Servant PA PA

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  Perry Historians, Newport, PA, compilers.  Dressler Evangelical Churchyard (United Methodist), Susquehanna Twp., Juniata Co., PA (online at the Juniata County PAGenWeb site; contributed by Pauline Shunk):
DRESSLER Jacob G. Pvt., Co. F., 171 Regt., PA Inf. (Liverpool)   Jan 28, 1894 68-8-21
DRESSLER wf. Susannah KEELEY     Oct 24, 1893 62-11-29
DRESSLER Catharine w/o J. G. Oct 20, 1840 Nov 8, 1866  
DRESSLER Sovorrah Z.   Oct 23, 1859 Apr 19, 1913  
  wf. Sarah C.   March 15, 1865 Nov 30, 1950  

7.  Birthdate calculated using Ben Buckner's Birthdate Calculator.
Name Deathdate Age at Death Result
Jacob G. 28 Jan 1894 21d 08m 68y 07 May 1825
Susannah 24 Oct 1893 29d 11m 62y 25 Oct 1830
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(Calculated birthdates should always be prefaced with "ca." you can't be certain the person who calculated their age did it correctly.)


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