St. Johnsville, NY

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Emory John Duesler

Emory John Duesler

Emory John DUESLER was born on February 6, 1882 in Rockwood, NY, the son of Alonzo Duesler and Harriet RIVENBERG. Emory J. died on February 15, 1929, and is buried in Prospect View Cemetry in the North Rueben Nellis Lot, as is his wife Minnie. Emory was a machinist and also worked as a time keeper at Savage Arms, Utica, New York.

On December 26, 1906, Emory married Minnie Rachel WIENEKE, daughter of Wilhelm Wieneke and Caroline JORDAN in Utica, NY, Oneida County. Minnie was born on October 2, 1884 in St. Johnsville, NY, and died on April 15, 1915.

Emory's Duesler line can be traced back to the mid-1700s and is intermingled with early Snells, Zimmerman, and Christman lines. The Duesler clan were very active in the French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars.

Emory played baseball for the St. Johnsville, NY town baseball team and can be seen wearing his St. Johnsville baseball uniform.

Volume 75, Number 21 of the "St. Johnsville Enterprise and News" has a photograph of the St. Johnsville 1908 baseball team and lists the names as Art Rivenberg, B----n Slyke, Biddy Wilson, Roy Hollenbach, Floyd Crouse, Bob Mosher, Ping Duesler (Emory), John Daley, George Burns, J. Fred Smith, Carney, Boone Ruller.

Minnie Rachel Wieneke

Minnie Rachel Wieneke

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