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Tressa Marjorie Fox

Tressie was born in March 1892 in York, Nebraska.

Her parents were Leroy Carson Fox and Eva Jane Galvin. She was the third child of eight.

Tressie married Clinton Leroy "Roy" Collingham on July 24, 1912 in Nebraska. They had four children: Marjorie F. (December 27, 1914 to 1970); Rosetha Vivian (April 27, 1915 to February 15, 1990); Clinton Leroy (February 2, 1917 to September 21, 2007); and Robert D. (April 4, 1919 to December 1970).

They moved to California in 1914. In 1920 they lived in Cahuenga township, Los Angeles County.

Tressie died in California on June 21, 1929 at the age of 37 years, 3 months. Roy's relatives took and raised the girls while Roy raised the boys.

Blanche and Tressie


Some in the family said Roy was a worthless man who could never seem to keep a job.

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