FOELLER, PERRY ELIAS

Copyright 2011-2017 John N. Lupia, III

Perry Elias Foeller (1876-1950), was born on December 5, 1876 at Bellevue, Ohio, son of Jacob Foeller, a German immigrant, and Susan Smith Foeller.

In 1905 he established himself in his avocation as a jeweler and dealer in coins, guns, musical instruments, and general antiques trader. His main occupation at that time was a finisher of pianos.

On December 26, 1906 he married Theresa Dorothea Buss (1882-1974), daughter of Gottlieb (1840-1927), and Johanna Louise Helle Buss (1842-1934), of Toledo, Ohio. They has three children Rodger, Irene, and Earl.

In the 1920 U.S. Census he is listed as working as Light Installer for Edison Company, and living at 3117 Brigham Street, Toledo, Ohio.

In the 1930 U.S. Census he is listed as working as the Chief Inspector for Edison Company, and living at 3117 Brigham Street, Toledo, Ohio.

In 1932 he advertised in The Dog Fancier, Vol. 41 (1932) : 32, selling a Bat Eared Boston Terrier stud.

Fig. Foeller business correspondence franked with Connecticut Tercentenary Issue - The Charter Oak, Scott #772-A249 rose purple 3c, issued April 26, 1935, postmarked May 17, 1935, Toledo, Ohio, three weeks after issue date. Courtesy Lupia Numismatic Library. Estimate $35-$45. Write john@numismaticmall.com

He died in December 1950, and is buried in the Forest Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Bibliography :

Ohio Marriage License
Hobbies, Vol. 40, No. 6 (1935) : 127, advertisement

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