Harry Allen Tressler

21 August 1879–26 March 1964 (Age 84)
Benner Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harry Allen

When Harry Allen Tressler was born on 21 August 1879, in Benner Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Tressler, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Resides, was 33. He married Dora A Stephey on 26 October 1901, in Bellefonte, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Patton Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and College Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 March 1964, in Spring Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Buffalo Run, Patton Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Harry Allen Tressler
Dora A Stephey
Marriage: 26 October 1901
Eva Winifred Tressler
Clair Alvin Tressler
Cora Elizabeth Tressler
Helen Tressler
Gerald Woodrow Tressler
Dean Emerson Tressler
Robert Kenneth Tressler

Spouse and Children

26 October 1901
Bellefonte, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Josiah Tressler


    Elizabeth Resides




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Dressler . 2. Possibly also a variant of Trissler ( see Trisler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Tresler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Tressler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry A Tressler, "United States Census, 1930"

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