George Richard Wissler

15 May 1850–17 March 1896 (Age 45)
Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of George Richard

When George Richard Wissler was born on 15 May 1850, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Hiestand Wissler, was 23 and his mother, Margaretta Bowen, was 22. He married Susan Ellen Frisbie on 30 May 1881, in Le Roy, Mower, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pleasant Valley Township, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Stillwater, Washington, Minnesota, United States in 1885. He died on 17 March 1896, in Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Eden Cemetery, Crescent City, Putnam, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Richard Wissler
Susan Ellen Frisbie
Marriage: 30 May 1881
Clifton George Wissler
Margie B Wissler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1881Le Roy, Mower, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Wechsler .German: habitational name for someone from Weisel near Friedberg, formerly called Wissele.Swiss German: Alemannic variant of Weissler , an occupational name for a white-washer, painter.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (13)

    • Geo Whistler, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
    • George Wissler in entry for Robert G. Schaudel and Margie B. Spang, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • George Wissler in household of Jacob Wissler, "United States Census, 1850"

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