Elza Messerly (1857-1933)

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Elza Milton Messerly
Sex: Male
Birth: 17 Apr 1857 Basil, OH
Death: 20 Nov 1933
Father: Jonas Messerly (1828)
Mother: Sarah Alspaugh (1830)
Spouse/Partner: Sarah Tschopp (1861)
Marriage: 11 Oct 1883
2nd Spouse: Elizabeth Zecaty (1875) Elizabeth Agnes Zecaty
2nd Marriage: 22 Mar 1897 Lancaster, OH

Elza Messerly

Unusual marital situation. Elza's first wife dies in 1895. He remarries in Mar of 1897, and they have 3 children rapidly- one per year, but by 1900 Census they are not living in the same house. The 1910 Census tells us they are divorced.

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Documentation notesEdit

  • 1900, Elza with no Elizabeth and Sarah E. is at the house.
  • 1900 Elizabeth Messerley age 24 is a boarder in Hocking, Fairfield with Mary M (3) [Margaret?] Ellen (2YO) [Hellen?], and John 0YO [Francis?].
  • 1910, Elza. No Ruth. No Sarah E (mother) Just 3 boys.
  • Corax: wife1: Sarah Ellen Tschopp b. 3 Nov 1861 dies 1 Oct 1895 married on 11 Oct 1883
  • Corax: 2nd wife Elizabeth Agnes Zecaty b. 11 Sep 1875
  • 1920 Census has Elizabeth Messerly as Head of Household, divorced. Francis is there, Margaret is married to Murray Abbot, and there are 2 of there boys, Mark and Donald Abbot



Name Birthdate Birthplace Death date Death place
Children of Elza Messerly (1857) and Sarah Tschopp (1875)
Hazel Messerly (c1885) c1885 Baltimore Ohio
Ruth Messerly (c1887) c1887 Baltimore Ohio
Neol Messerly (c1890) c1890 Baltimore Ohio 17 Aug 1968 Lancaster, Ohio
Daniel Messerly (1891) Daniel T 16 Nov 1891 Baltimore Ohio 20 Nov 1942 Stark, Ohio
Max Messerly (1894) 27 Feb 1894 Lancaster Ohio


Name Birthdate Birthplace Death date Death place
Children of Elza Messerly (1857) and Elizabeth Zecaty (1875)
Margaret Mary Messerly 22 Mar 1899
Helen Marie Messerly 23 Apr 1898
Francis Messerly (1900) 9 May 1900

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