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Jacob KESSIE

Male 1825 - 1905  (79 years)


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  • Name Jacob KESSIE 
    Born 15 Sep 1825  Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 25 Sep 1825  Nidau, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Confirmation Easter 1841  Täuffelen, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 14 Aug 1860: Jackson Township, Franklin County, Ohio
    1 Aug 1870: Jackson Township, Franklin County, Ohio
    18 Jun 1880: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana
    22 Jun 1900: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Religion Swiss Reformed 
    Died 14 Feb 1905  [7
    Buried Egolf Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1837  Kessie and Jackson
    Last Modified 9 May 2004 

    Father Bendicht KESSI,   b. Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1839, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Maria AESCHLIMANN,   b. 27 Sep 1790, Sumiswald, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1853, Brügg, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1815  Signau, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth HELBLIG,   b. Wileroltigen, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1912 
    Married 17 Feb 1844  Kerzers, Freiburg, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Jacob KESSIE,   b. 27 Apr 1845, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1931  (Age 86 years)
     2. Anna KESSI,   b. 15 Jun 1846, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1846, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Elizabeth KESSIE,   b. 2 Jan 1848, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916  (Age 67 years)
    +4. Maria KESSIE,   b. 14 Apr 1849, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Margarett KESSIE,   b. 25 Sep 1850, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John KESSIE,   b. 12 Jan 1854, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1870  (Age 16 years)
     7. Caroline KESSIE,   b. 10 Apr 1855, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1915  (Age 60 years)
    +8. Emma Catherine KESSIE,   b. 10 Feb 1858, Franklin County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Sep 1825 - Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 Sep 1825 - Nidau, Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsConfirmation - Easter 1841 - Täuffelen, Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Feb 1844 - Kerzers, Freiburg, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Egolf Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Jacob was originally baptized as Jakob Kessi and his name was anglicized when he immigrated to the United States.
      According to his tombstone, Jacob was born 14 Sep 1823.
      Immigrated to the United States in 1851. [5, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S51] Baptism Register, Vol X, p 120.

    2. [S70] Marriage Pronouncements Register, 1823-1865, p 61, no 423.

    3. [S58] 1860 Federal Census, p 246.

    4. [S225] 1870 Federal Census, p 37.

    5. [S180] 1880 Federal Census, ED 92, p 23.

    6. [S213] 1900 Federal Census, ED 118, p 12.

    7. [S186] Egolf Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, IN.

    8. [S51] Baptism Register, Vol X, p 98.


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