William M. KESSLER

Male 1855 - 1884  (29 years)


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  • Name William M. KESSLER  [1
    Born 20 Jul 1855  Canton, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 720F2BC211814A6F82434F2F0824F38FAA02 
    Died 18 Sep 1884  Canton, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I17516  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 

    Father William Edward KESSLER,   b. 2 Dec 1827, Jefferson, Washington Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1905, Canton, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Ann Catherine MCLAIN,   b. 17 Aug 1831, Clear Spring, Washington Co, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1884, Canton, Fulton Co, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1853  Washington County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia HARPER 
    Married Y  [1
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 
    Family ID F6375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jul 1855 - Canton, Fulton Co, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1884 - Canton, Fulton Co, IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !BIRTH: "Greenwood Cemetery of Canton, Fulton Co, IL, Section 34; Reconstructed records after the fire of 1895," by the Fulton County Historical and Genealogical Society; Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      !DEATH: "Greenwood Cemetery of Canton, Fulton Co, IL, Section 34; Reconstructed records after the fire of 1895," by the Fulton County Historical and Genealogical Society

      1870 IL Census: Fulton Co, Farmington Twp, page 4, dwelling #27, family #27:

      William Kessler; 43; Farmer; MD
      Catherine; 38; Keeps house; MD
      Mary; 16; At home; OH
      William; 14; IL
      John; 12; IL
      Anna; 9; IL
      Eva; 5; IL
      Mida; 2; IL
      Eddie [Carrie?]; 1/12; IL ________________________________________________________________________________ __

      1880 IL Census: Fulton Co, Farmington Twp, Volume 22, ED 42, Sheet 19, Line 22:

      William E. Kesler; 52; MD
      Ann C.; 48; MD
      William M.; 25; IL
      John L.; 22; IL
      Anna V.; 18; IL
      Eva; 14; IL
      Maria L.; 12; IL
      Carrie; 9; IL
      Blanche; 7; IL ________________________________________________________________________________ __ [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S299] Daniel Clark Smith Gedcom, Daniel Clark Smith (Reliability: 2).