Ellen Mary Fried, daughter of Jacob Leroy Fried and Elizabeth Sherman, was born on 15 Oct 1835 at Maryland. She married Cornelius Victor Bressler, son of John Bressler and Catharine Lawson, circa 1853.
Ellen and Cornelius had six children:
- Florence Bressler
- Albertina Bressler (c1863-c1916)
- Alice Bressler (>1864- )
- Edward Roland Bressler (1866-1931)
- Henry S. Bressler (1869-1870)
- Eliza Cathryn Bressler (1871-1956)