Tressa Topp

1899–1989 (Age 89)
Panama, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Tressa

When Tressa Topp was born on 26 September 1899, in Panama, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, her father, Onno Top, was 25 and her mother, Lena Geene, was 19. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Rudolph Heusman. She lived in Nemaha Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Sterling, Johnson, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 11 July 1989, in Johnson, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Tressa Topp
Rudolph Heusman
Mildred Florence Heusman
Ruth Edna Heusman
Dorothy Arlene Heusman
Rozella Mae Heusman
Wesley Ray “Bill” Heusman

Spouse & Children

  • Female1899–1989Female

  • Rudolph Heusman




  • Female1920–1968Female

  • Ruth Edna Heusman


  • Dorothy Arlene Heusman


  • Rozella Mae Heusman


  • Wesley Ray “Bill” Heusman


Parents & Siblings

  • Onno Top


  • Female1880–1969Female



  • Female1899–1989Female

  • Jennie Topp


  • Jacob Topp


  • Leona Edna Topp


  • Eugenia Irene Rosso


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 24

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English byname Topp meaning ‘tuft’, ‘crest’, or the cognate Old Norse Toppr.2 German: from Low German topp ‘point’, ‘tree top’, hence a topographic name; or alternatively a metonymic occupational name or nickname from the same word in the sense ‘braid’.3 German: variant of Dopp .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tressa Hensman in household of Rudolph Hensman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tressie Top in household of Onna Top, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Teressa Huesman in entry for Hornby and Leona E Huenink, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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