Louis Gressler

Brief Life History of Louis

When Louis Gressler was born on 6 August 1853, in Stotzheim, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Florent Louis Gressler, was 39 and his mother, Anne Marie Schramm, was 35. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Madelyn Lowe. He lived in Washington Township, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 12 February 1924, at the age of 70, and was buried in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Louis Gressler
Madelyn Lowe
Anna Marie Gressler
Catherine Gresler
Bernard Gressler
Joseph Gressler
Gertrude Gressler

Sources (20)

  • Lewis Gresler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louis Gressler, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • L. Gressler in entry for Gressler, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Volker.

German: variant of Grässler, itself a variant of Graser .

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

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