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Charles Oscar Fetterman
November 21, 1875 - September 23, 1937

Jennie Toleatha Ressler Fetterman
February 2, 1881 - March 19, 1967

St. Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Numidia, PA

Charles Oscar and Jennie Toleatha Ressler  Fetterman

Charles was the youngest son of Anna Moaria Keller and Lafayette Fetterman. He married Jennie, daughter of John and Mary Strausser Ressler in Shamokin, PA, on July 1, 1897. They had twelve children, my grandmother Maria “Marie” Catherine Fetterman Patterson, being the oldest. Charles Oscar owned a farm in Catawissa; they also lived in Centralia, PA. Charles also owned one of the movie theaters in Centralia in which a fire started in 1908. It burned down several stores including one of his brothers, Allen Ellsworth, and left many people homeless. He died from prostate cancer, and Jennie died as a result of the massive injuries she received when involved in an automobile accident as a passenger. At the time of her death, she left 11 children, 40 grandchildren, 48 grandchildren, 6 great great-grandchildren, 2 brothers and a sister.

Picture documented on June 24, 2003.