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Frederick KESSIE

Male 1850 - 1921  (70 years)


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  • Name Frederick KESSIE 
    Born 10 Apr 1850  Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 May 1850  Nidau, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 6 Sep 1877  Port of New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Pereire via Le Havre & Plymouth
    Residence 20 Jun 1900: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana
    23 Apr 1910: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, IN
    26 Jan 1920: Union Township, Whitley County, IN  [3, 4, 5
    Religion Swiss Reformed 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 1921  [6
    Buried Hively Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 10-12-1
    Person ID I1895  Kessie and Jackson
    Last Modified 24 May 2004 

    Father Peter KESSI,   b. 30 Apr 1821, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Maria DICK,   b. 25 May 1824, Gurbrü, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1872, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1849  Rüti, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rosella Caroline HELBLIG,   b. 13 Dec 1863, Canton Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1884  Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Anna Sophia KESSIE,   b. 21 Jun 1888, Winamac, Pulaski, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1959, Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Magdalena Julia KESSIE,   b. 10 Jul 1891, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1980, San Diego County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +3. William Henry KESSIE,   b. Jul 1894, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age ~ 62 years)
    +4. Raymond F. KESSIE,   b. 21 Mar 1898, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1966  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F1335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Apr 1850 - Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 12 May 1850 - Nidau, Bern, Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 6 Sep 1877 - Port of New York, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Sep 1884 - Whitley County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hively 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 
    • Frederick Kessie was baptized Friedrich Kessi. His name was anglicized after his arrival in the United States.
      Immigrated to the United States in 1877. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S51] Baptism Register, Vol XI, p 142.

    2. [S275] New York Passenger List, 1851-1891, 6 May 2004.

    3. [S213] 1900 Federal Census, ED 118, p 10.

    4. [S182] 1910 Federal Census, ED 150, p 3.

    5. [S183] 1920 Federal Census, ED 182, p 6.

    6. [S181] Linville/Linvill Records, Donald E. Gradeless.

    7. [S187] Hively or St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, IN, 16 May 2002.

    8. [S70] Marriage Pronouncements Register, 1823-1865, p 79, no 523.

    9. [S55] .


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