Name Birthdate Birthplace Death date Death place
Children of George Messerly (1826) and Anne E. Taylor (1829)
Frank Messerly (1849) (Washington Franklin) 1849 1902 Hypothesis- all children died
Jacob (1851) Jacob H. 1851 1852 died as infant
Jesse Messerly (1854) Jesse Lyman 1854 1928 had 3 girls
William Messerly (1857) William H. 1857 9 Sep 1916 [1] No issue?

Items regarding childrenEdit

  • in 1880, William is living with a Charles Messerly (age 30) in the same boarding house in Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri.
  • Mystery- what happened to William Messerly after 1880? Apparently dropped off the earth. Who was the Charles Messerly he was with in MO? (he had no brothers or sisters by that name).
  • Maybe mistake identity regarding MO. William H dies in Franklin County, OH on 9 Sep 1916.


  1. ^ Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932 State vol 2041 death cert. 55375. Does not mention any next of kin or relations.

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