Jonas Kressley


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1. Mary Ann Kline

Jonas Kressley 1 2

  • Born: 25 Apr 1830, , Lehigh, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Kline
  • Died: 22 Jan 1902, , Lehigh, PA at age 71 2
  • Buried: Weisenberg Twp.: Weisenberg Church, Lehigh, PA

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 1 The 1880 census recorded Isadere Diehl, machinist, 23, living with wife Twillia, 22, in the home of her father, Jonas Kressley, 50, and mother Mary, 55, and their son Frank, 14. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Occupation: Jonas with his two brothers Joseph and Jacob were the proprietors of the Kressley Machine Shop located between Lyon Valley and the Lowhill Church. Complete machines and farm implements were here made. In 1880 in Lowhill Twp., Lehigh, PA. 2

Jonas married Mary Ann Kline. (Mary Ann Kline was born on 4 Apr 1825 in , , PA,2 3 died on 13 May 1918 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA 2 3 and was buried on 17 May 1918 in Weisenberg Twp.: Weisenberg Church, Lehigh, PA 3.)


1 1880 United States Census, Isadere Diehl in household of Jonas Kressley, Lowhill, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 600C, family 4, NARA microfilm publication T9-1147.

2 Bittner, Jacob Harvey Webster, Genealogical record and history of the Bittner-Werley families : descendants of Michael Bittner, Sebastian Werley, [1753-1930] (Kutztown, Pa.: 1930. Available on, Page 112.

3, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 55333. Mary Ann Kressley. Father Andrew Kline. Mother Sarah Worley. Informant Isadore S. Diehl (son-in-law).

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