Nicolas G. Messerly
Sex: Male
Birth: ca 1819, Ohio
Death: 1872
Father: Nicholas Messerly (1793)
Mother: Elizabeth Caley (bef1814-?) [1]
Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth Switzer (1819)[2]

Nicolas G. Messerly Stonecutter born Fairfield county, Ohio. Son Jacob also was a stonecutter. Employed Henry Soving (c1828) also a stonecutter from Switzerland, whose sister Ester Maria Soving married his son Christian.

Documentation NotesEdit

  • 1850 Census lists him as N. G. Messerly age 31 in Ohio > Fairfield > Basil, page 194, line 39.
    • occupation as Stone Cutter, as is son Jacob & the occupation of co-habiting Switzer relatives.
    • Wife Elizabeth is age 30, children Elias 7, Calvin 5, Alpheus 2?,
    • Brother Jacob (James Jacob) 18 (stone cutter) is living at his house.
    • Also living there are two other Switzers and a stonecutter.
    • Next door is George Messerley age 24, lives with Anna age 20, with Washington messerly age 1, "Sister Elisabeth"??not George's sister age 10,
    • "Jonathan" Messerly is another neighbor and lives on a separate pacel age 20. Brother Jonas Messerly (1828) would be 22 at this time. Possibly him.


Nicholas's Male tree died out. (edit)

Name Birthdate Birthplace Death date Death place
Children of Nicholas G. Messerly (1819-1872) and Elizabeth Switzer (1819-1908)
Elias Messerly (1843) 24 Dec 1843 Ohio 1914 Washington
Calvin Messerly (1845) 1 Jun 1845 Ohio 20 Sep 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
Alpheus Messerly (1848) (Alpheus Everett Messerly) 1848 Ohio
Emma Messerly (1854) 1854 Ohio 1908
Clara Messerly (1857) twins 1857 Ohio 1909
Jacob Henry Messerly (1857) twins 1857 Ohio 1862 died as boy
Nicholas Messerly (1859) Nicholas Leroy 1859 Ohio 1880 Died at 21. No issue
Ida Elizabeth Messerly (1862) 1862 Ohio 1946

Source (all entries) is Corax the 1850 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Fairfield > Basil: beginning page 194, line 39.

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