Theresa Koehler

21 September 1907–20 November 1994 (Age 87)
Sîntana, Arad, Hungary

The Life of Theresa

When Theresa Koehler was born on 21 September 1907, in Sîntana, Arad, Hungary, her father, Joseph Koehler, was 44 and her mother, Anna Metz, was 34. She married Andy Bossick on 26 March 1930, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died on 20 November 1994, in Palm Desert, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Andy Bossick
Theresa Koehler
Marriage: 26 March 1930
Betty Ann Bossick

Spouse and Children

26 March 1930
Cook, Illinois, United States


    Betty Ann Bossick


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Koehler







    Mary Koehler


    Anna Koehler


    Emma Koehler


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 12

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1930 · The First Planetarium in the Western Hemisphere

Age 23

The Adler Planetarium was founded by Max Adler as a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was the first planetarium in the United States and is part of Chicago's Museum Campus. The Adler is home to three theaters, a space science exhibition, and a collection of scientific instruments and printed materials. The Adler also is home to one of the only research-active, public urban observatories.

Name Meaning

German: see Kohler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thressa Bossick in household of Andy Bossick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Theresa Koehler in entry for James Douglas Digua and Betty Ann Bossick, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Thresa Koehler, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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