19 October 2015

On This Day: Ressel fathers twins, charged

Cyrus Ressel was charged with fornication and bastardy with Catherine Hoover of Providence Township (Lancaster County), reported the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer On This Day in 1880. Hoover is the mother of twins, whom were fathered by Ressel. They appeared in the Court of Quarter Sessions.

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 19 October 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  


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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.