JACOB TRESSLAR, deceased, was born in this county March 31, 1824, and died here February 14, 1886. He was the son of Peter and Barbara Tresslar. His life occupation was that of a farmer and stock-raiser. He was a member of the Christian Church. By his marriage with his first wife he had the following children: Mary A., Rufus A., Martin A. and Amelia T. For his second wife he wedded Fostina Boaz, youngest daughter of Judge Boaz. She lived but a short time after their marriage. He was married a third time, taking for a companion, Hannah, daughter of John and Susannah (Webb) Clark, the former a native of England, and the latter of New Jersey. Mrs. Tresslar was born in Marion County, December 23, 1838. By this marriage they had one child. Mrs. Tresslar is a member of the Christian Church.

Transcribed by Cheryl Zufall Parker

Banta, D.D. History of Johnson County, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888.