John Jacob Sessler

1906–1983 (Age 77)
San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of John Jacob

When John Jacob Sessler was born on 6 April 1906, in San Francisco, California, United States, his father, Henry Peter Sessler, was 26 and his mother, Lumeta Giebel, was 25. He married Ruth Dearborn on 25 October 1930. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 4 November 1983, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Loma Linda, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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John Jacob Sessler
Ruth Dearborn
Marriage: 25 October 1930

Spouse and Children

25 October 1930

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Peter Sessler





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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 4

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German:1. habitational name for someone from a place called Sessel in Bavaria. 2. Occupational name for a chair maker, from Middle High German sezzel ‘chair’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jack J Sessler in household of Henry P Sessler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John J Sessler in household of Henry R Sessler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jack Jacob Sessler in entry for Donald Ritchie Sessler and Beulah Lee Fager, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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