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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Family Time Line

Raeburn Leslie Finley
1906–1984
Grace Jean Ressler
1911–2004
Marriage: 18 February 1926
James Walton Finley
1927–2017
Robert Eugene Finley
1930–2017

Spouse and Children

    Raeburn Leslie Finley

    Male1906–1984Male

    Female1911–2004Female

MARRIAGE
18 February 1926
Richmond, Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    James Walton Finley

    Male1927–2017Male

    Robert Eugene Finley

    Male1930–2017Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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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