Tilly Brotman was born in February, 1884 in Galicia and came with her mother and brother Chaim to the US in 1891 on the Obdam, She married Aaron Ressler on November 1, 1905 in New York City, He was born on 25 Aug 1879 in Austria. He died on 27 Sep 1926 in Bronx NY. Tilly died on February 23, 1956. Tilly and Aaron owned a grocery store in Brooklyn.
Aaron Ressler and Tilly Brotman had the following children:
LEO RESSLER was born on 23 Apr 1906 in New York. He died on 24 Oct 1998 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. He married (1) MILDRED R RESSLER. She was born in 1909 in Connecticut. Leo and Mildred had two sons, Sanford (Sandy), and Peter. They both live in Connecticut.
JOSEPH RESSLER was born on 08 Aug 1907 in Manhattan, New York, USA. He died in Jan 1994 in Bronx NY. He married (1) BERTHA COHEN. She was born on 05 Aug 1915 in Bronx NY. She died on 05 Oct 1991 in New Jersey, USA. Joe and Bertha had one child, Linda. She lives in Florida.
HARRY RESSLER was born in 1909 in New York. He died on 16 Feb 1970. He has no descendants.
Tillie has six great-grandchildren, Jonathan, Todd, Darren, Evan, Allyson and Jill, and several great-great-grandchildren.
For more on Tillie’s life, please read my post:
- Tillie’s Story (brotmanblog.wordpress.com)