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|Charles C. Messerly|
|Father:||Christian Messerly (c1832)|
|Mother:||Elizabeth Messerly (c1805)|
|Marriage:||29 Jul 1883 |
Charles C. Messerly
Charles Rollo Messerly (known from WWII draft card) is certainly Charles C. Messerly's son who is listed as father of a Rollo Messerly in the 1900 Census. The birthdates match, the first name is rare.
|Portal | Category|
|Name||Birthdate||Birthplace||Death date||Death place|
|Children of Charles Messerly (1859) and Eva|
|Charles Messerly (1884) "Rollo"
||19 May 1884||Winimac, Indiana|
Is Christian Messerly (c1832) the father?Edit
- TBD- search for any messerly born ohio ca1832 living in Indiana for 1850 on.
- Argument for
- 1900 census gives foreign birth for Father (though given as "Germany.)
- Argument against
Is Christian Messerly (1824-1886) the father?Edit
- Argument for
- Argument Against
- 1920- Father given as from Pennsylvania.
- Wrong age 1900 census birth conflicts with Christian Messerly census records.
- Wrong parent location "Germany"
- Nearly zero people came from Germany with name messerly, so the person giving the info may have been giving their best guess.
- Tentative conclusion- Christian messerly from Basil is not the father.
- Census 1900: Charles Messerly Jun 1859, 40 YO) married to Eva in Monroe, Pulaski, Indiana birth year about 1860 in Ohio. , but father from "Germany"
- Eva Age 39
- Rollo C Messerly (ca 1884)
- No hits for Rollo messerly born IN for 1910, 1920
- 1920 Charles Messerley age 60 living in Indiana > Pulaski > Winamac > District 173.
- father born Pennsylvania
- Eva age 50. Rollo is not in the household.
- 1930 Census "Charles T Messerly (age 71) born c1859 living with wife Eva at the home of George Burson employed as a Houseworker.
- 1850 Census- No Christian Messerly's born in Pennsylvania. Only two- One in Clay, Tuscarawas, OH, the other is born Basil, Fairfield, OH about 1826 Christian Messerly (1824-1886)
- U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942: Rollo known as Charles Rollo Messerly, born 19 May 1884. 1931 High Street, Logansport, IN. Contact person: Geneva Messerly same address. Employer: Pennsylvania RR.
- ^ maiden name and date given by Indiana Index to Marriage Record 1840 - 1920, Book C-D, OS Page 118.