Posts Tagged ‘Kessler’

On This Day … 2 October

1823 – Franz Boyke was born in Putzig, Prussia 189 years ago to Anton Boyke & Catharine Gohr.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1916 – Claude Kessler died 96 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 23 years old.  (1st cousin 3x removed) to

1918 –  Sister Mary Ostrowski died 94 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  She was 64 years old.  (1st cousin 4x removed)

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On This Day … 29 June

1828 – Henry Assmann (26) married Elisabeth Hammerschmidt (35) in Kirchveischede, Germany 184 years ago.  (4th great-granduncle)

1865 – James Bittles (37) married Margaret Reid (37) in Chicago, Illinois 147 years ago.  (3rd great-granduncle)

1897 – Hillard Bentgen was born in Chicago, Illinois 115 years ago to William Bentgen & Carrie Hanson.  (2nd cousin 3x removed)

1897 – Annie Klepaczyk was born in Detroit, Michigan 115 years ago to Anthony Klepaczyk & Sophia Nowak.

1898 – Edward Thomas (24) married Anna Kessler (22) in Detroit, Michigan 114 years ago.  (1st cousin 3x removed)

1909 – Anton Ostrowski died 103 years ago in Detroit, Michigan.  He was 74 years old.  (3rd great-grandfather)

1918 – Donald Strnad was born in Michigan 94 years ago to Frank Strnad & Marie Schultheis.

1930 – Blanche Hopp was born 82 years ago to Harry Hopp & Martha Hincka.  (2nd cousin 1x removed)

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Wedding Wednesday – William Hammer & Euladia Kessler

William is 25 years old and works as a machinist.  He was born in Pennsylvania in 1887 to Andrew Hammer and Eliz. Paulie.  Euladia is also 25 years old and works as a clerk.  She was born in Michigan in 1887 to Joseph and Margaret Kessler.  They were married on June 27, 1912 by Euladia’s Uncle, John A. Kessler in Detroit, Michigan.  Witnesses were A.J. Klinkhammer & Clementine Kessler.

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Sympathy Saturday – Edward Thomas


Edward Thomas died at age 44 of kidney cancer.  He leaves behind his children and his wife, Anna Kessler, daughter of William N. Kessler.  He rests in Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  (husband of 1st cousin 3x removed)

Spotlight Sunday – Mary Kessler Schulte


Name:  Mary Katherine Kessler

Birthday:  May 1858, Wisconsin

Parents:  Christopher Kessler & Anna Maria Assmann

Siblings:  John, Joseph, Mathias, William, Edmund, Clemens, Clara, John

Relationship:  married to August Schulte, mother of 2 children

Children:  Edmund & Loretta

Hometown:  Detroit, Michigan

Last Known Residence:  Detroit, Michigan

Education:  educated, able to read & write

Church:  St. Joseph’s & Our Lady of Sorrows – Detroit, Michigan

Death:  September 12, 1938 of pneumonia, 80 years old

Cemetery:  Mt. Elliott Cemetery – Detroit, Michigan

Relationship to Me:  2nd great-grandmother

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Wedding Wednesday – John Kessler & Clara Tapert

John C. Kessler (28) married widow Clara Tapert Haas (23) in Ontario, Canada on October 14, 1891.  (2nd great-granduncle)

Tombstone Tuesday – Anna Maria (Assmann) Kessler

Anna Maria Assmann Kessler died January 28, 1903 – 11 months after her beloved husband Christopher.  She rests beside him in Mt. Elliott Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.  It is not clear on large their grave markers are as they had sunk a couple inches beneath the earth.  I had pulled away the grass to photograph the stone, but if there is more further down I did not capture it.  (3rd great-grandmother) (clicking on the photo makes it larger)

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