Grace Jean Ressler

5 February 1911–23 February 2004 (Age 93)
Jeannette, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grace Jean

When Grace Jean Ressler was born on 5 February 1911, in Jeannette, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Marion Ressler, was 25 and her mother, Hazel Marie Butler, was 19. She married Raeburn Leslie Finley on 18 February 1926, in Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 23 February 2004, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Montgomery, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Raeburn Leslie Finley
Grace Jean Ressler
Marriage: 18 February 1926
James Walton Finley
Robert Eugene Finley

Spouse and Children

    Raeburn Leslie Finley



18 February 1926
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States


    James Walton Finley


    Robert Eugene Finley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 26

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name for someone living by a slope or drainage channel, from Ress 2 + -(l)er, suffix denoting an inhabitant. 2. variant of Resler . 3. variant of Rössler ( see Roessler ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Finley in household of Raeburn Finley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Ressler in entry for Robert Eugene Finley and Barbara June Fowler, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Grace Ressler in entry for Jack Louis Marcelli and Norma Jeanne Finley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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