Ida Dressel

23 May 1893–
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Ida

When Ida Dressel was born on 23 May 1893, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States, her father, Charles J. Dressel, was 36 and her mother, Maria Catherina Roth, was 30. She married Edward August Seiler on 2 February 1916, in Kings, New York, United States.

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Edward August Seiler
Ida Dressel
Marriage: 2 February 1916

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1916Kings, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    Age 34
    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 (6)

    • Ida Dressall in household of Valentine Bettel, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ida Dressel in household of Mary E Murtha, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
    • Ida Dressel in household of Elizabeth Dressel, "United States Census, 1900"

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