Johann George Bernhard KESSLER

Male 1711 - Abt 1789  (77 years)


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  • Name Johann George Bernhard KESSLER  [1
    Born 8 Nov 1711  Muhlhofen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 86FD2A7B6929436E90185C2F7EA579E31DE0 
    Died Abt 1 Jan 1789  Frede, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I17783  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 

    Father Hans Nicolaus KESSLER,   b. Abt 1662, Ilbesheim, Rhineland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1720, Muhlhofen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Maria Magdalena ACONTIUS,   b. 1674, Dierbach, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1740, Muhlhofen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Abt 1707  [1
    Family ID F6508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Catharine HAUSWIRTH,   b. 1714, Winden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Sep 1768  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 30 Jul 1737  Winden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Johann George Bernhard KESSLER,   b. 27 Sep 1739, Widen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1826, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Johannes KESSLER,   b. 12 Jan 1742, Widen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Hagerstown, Md Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Isaac KESSLER,   b. 8 May 1744, Widen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1747, Widen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. Andreas KESSLER,   b. 27 Sep 1744, Zweslbruecken, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1809, Donegal Twp, Westmoreland Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Susanna Catharine KESSLER,   b. 7 Nov 1749, Widen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Margaret KESSLER,   b. 1753, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2003 
    Family ID F6506  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Nov 1711 - Muhlhofen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1 Jan 1789 - Frede, MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !BIRTH: Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      !DEATH: Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      LVG: Taskers Chance (now Frederick), Frederick Co, MD

      OCCU: "Master Shoemaker"

      EMIG:
      DATE 1751
      PLAC came to America with his family on the ship "Janet" (Capt Jacob Hauswidt) SOUR Paul T. Gentle to author, 12 May 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      RELI: Evangelical Reformed Church

      _FA1:
      PLAC served in the Hessian Army
      SOUR Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      "Came to America 7 October 1751 with wife and four children on the ship "Janet", Captain Jacob Hauswird. Left from Zwesbruecken, Germany. They stayed in Pennsylvania for almost two years then showed up in the Evangelical Reformed Church records in 1753 in Frederick County, MD. He showed up on the church records until 1789 and then nothing. Frederick muster rolls circa 1757. Service with the Hessian Army. He fought Indians in Frederick, MD under a Captain Peter Butler. He did not collect what was owed him for his last 34 days of active duty until 1768. He owned land in Tasker's Chance, now Frederick, MD."

      Source: Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author.

      !MARRIAGE: Karen Kessler Cottrill to author, 26 Apr 1995. Original in possession of the author. [1]

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