Frederick Fessler

25 November 1869–29 August 1949 (Age 79)
Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Frederick

When Frederick Fessler was born on 25 November 1869, in Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Jonathan Fessler, was 25 and his mother, Clara Susannah Feeg, was 21. He married Bessie Mabel White on 11 July 1900, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in San Antonio, Marin, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 29 August 1949, in Bellflower, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Frederick Fessler
Bessie Mabel White
Marriage: 11 July 1900
Glenn Fredrick Fessler
Alice Marriam Fessler
Theodore John Fessler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1900Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles
    Age 13
    Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 21
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cooper, Middle High German vezzeler, an agent derivative of faz ‘barrel, keg’.Swiss German: nickname for a complainer, probably from Middle High German vassen ‘to enquire, to investigate’.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Fred Fessler in entry for Bessie Mabel Fessler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Fred Fesler in household of John Fesler, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Fred Fessler in entry for Albert A Herman and Alice M Fessler, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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