Della Marie Dressel

1 August 1901–20 July 1995 (Age 94)
Sharon Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Della Marie

When Della Marie Dressel was born on 1 August 1901, in Sharon Township, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, her father, Frederick William Dressel, was 34 and her mother, Mary L. Ziebarth, was 24. She died on 20 July 1995, in Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Le Sueur, Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States.

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Norris Raymond Distel
Della Marie Dressel

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick William Dressel


    Mary L. Ziebarth




World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

German:1. from a pet form of the personal name Andreas . 2. variant of Dress and of Dresel 3. 3. occupational name for a turner, from Middle High German drehsel.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Della Marie Dressel, "Minnesota Births and Christenings, 1840-1980"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Della Marie Dressel - Church record: Cemetery record or headstone: death: 20 July 1995; Le Sueur, Minnesota, United States

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