Edward Roland Bressler, son of Cornelius Victor Bressler and Ellen Mary Fried, was born on 08 Oct 1866 at Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania. He married Alice Janetta Kinard, daughter of Aaron B. Kinard and Louisa Gerberich, on 13 Nov 1887.
Edward and Alice had six children:
- Charlotte May Bressler (1890-1970)
- Jacob Leroy Bressler (c1893- )
- Maude Belle Bressler (1893-1980)
- Edward Eugene Bressler (1900-1929)
- William Cornelius Bressler (1906-1906)
- Devereaux R. Bressler (c1911- )