Good to see this list going and hoping it will become more active.
As far as I have been able to take it, my Ressel line comes out of Dauphin and Lancaster Cos., Pa., also.Would, certainly, love to hear from anyone who might have run across anything on this family.Most especially, I would love to piece together the parents and siblings of Philip and his wife Catharine.
Philip RESSEL, b. 1797 to 1800 in Pa., possibly the son of Philip RESSEL, married Catharine Crotzer in Pa. before 1820. He died in Trenton Twp., Henry Co., Ia. 4 Nov. 1872.
Catharine CROTZER, b. 3 Apr. 1803 in Pa., d. 11 Apr. 1863 in Trenton Twp., Henry Co., Ia.
1.Mary A., b. 4 Sept. 1822 in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pa., d. 2 Mar. 1858, Trenton Twp., Henry Co., Ia.Mar. 25 Dec. 1838, Chillicothe, Ross Co., Ia. to William WHITNEY.
2.William W., b. Oct. 1827, Pa., d. 14 Feb. 1916 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., Ca.Mar. 3 Sept. 1857, Henry Co., Ia. to Sarah TEDROW.
3.John H., b. abt. 1828, Pa., d. 10 Feb. 1889, Saunders Co., Nebr.Mar. to Ann (Anna) ____.
4.James (from whom I descend, b. 20 Aug. 1829, Lancaster Co., Pa., d. 20 Apr. 1913, Petersburg, Boone Co., Nebr., mar. 4 Aug. 1859, Mount Pleasant, Henry Co., Ia. to Ann Eliza MYERS.
5.Catharine, b. 30 Jan. 1834, Pa., d. 16 Feb. 1863, Wayne Twp., Henry Co., Ia., mar. 11 Nov. 1849, Tippecanoe Co., Ind. to Jesse TURNER.
6.Elizabeth, b. 5 June 1836, Kingston, Ross Co., Ohio, d. 22 May 1884, Henry Co., Ia., mar. 23 Oct. 1855, Wayne Twp., Henry Co., Ia. to Michael MYERS.
7.Philip, b. 7 Feb. 1841, Ohio, d. 16 Oct. 1855, Wayne Twp., Henry Co., Ia.
8.George William, b. 19 July 1843, Kingston, Ross Co., Ohio, d. 5 June 1902, Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co., Ia., mar. 7 Sept. 1865, Wayne Twp., Henry Co., Ia. to Melissa A. TURNER.
9.Thomas J., b. 22 Dec. 1846, Ohio, d. 28 Oct. 1925 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., Ca., mar. 2 Feb. 1871, Wayne Twp., Henry Co., Ia. to Sarah A. HUSTON.
Anybody connect?Any clues as to parents and/or siblings of Philip RESSEL or his wife, Catharine CROTZER?