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William Henry KESSIE[1]

Male 1894 - 1957  (63 years)


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  • Name William Henry KESSIE 
    Born 10 Jul 1894  Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 20 Jun 1900: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana
    23 Apr 1910: Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana
    1920: Union Township, Whitley County, Indiana
    2 Apr 1930: Big Lake Road, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Residence 17 Aug 1925  Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • R.R. #3
    Occupation Truck Driver, Farmer, Road Work Truckman 
    Died 12 Oct 1957  Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    • Memorial Hospital
    Buried Hively Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 13-10-2
    Person ID I5233  Kessie and Jackson
    Last Modified 7 May 2018 

    Father Frederick KESSIE,   b. 10 Apr 1850, Bellmund, Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1921, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Rosella Caroline HELBLIG,   b. 13 Dec 1863, Canton Bern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1909  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1884  Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F1335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilda Mae GRABLE,   b. 19 Sep 1898, Noble County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1985  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1917  [6
    Children 
     1. Ernest M. KESSIE,   b. 1917, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 21 years)
    +2. Helen Evangeline KESSIE,   b. 20 Oct 1918, Smith Township, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1997, Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Robert Eugene KESSIE,   b. 6 Nov 1920, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1988  (Age 68 years)
     4. Ralph L. KESSIE,   b. 9 Jun 1922, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1999, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +5. Jack H. KESSIE,   b. 17 Dec 1923, Thorncreek, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 2012, Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Paul Edward KESSIE,   b. 17 Aug 1925, Thorncreek, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1980, Kennewick, Benton, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     7. Neva Catherine KESSIE,   b. 5 Jan 1927, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 2005  (Age 78 years)
    +8. Bettye J. KESSIE,   b. 8 Apr 1929, Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 2002, Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. William Junior KESSIE,   b. 14 Jul 1931, Whitley County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 2007, Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     10. Carl KESSIE
     11. Dick KESSIE
    Last Modified 7 May 2018 
    Family ID F3656  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jul 1894 - Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Aug 1925 - Columbia City, Whitley, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1957 - Columbia City, Whitley, 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

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

    2. [S468] Hively Cemetery, Thorncreek Township, Whitley, Indiana, USA, Find A Grave.

    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. [S222] 1930 Federal Census, ED 92, p 1B.

    7. [S464] Indiana State Board of Health. Birth Certificates, 1907-1940., Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.).

    8. [S465] Death Certificates; Year: 1946; Roll: 08, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.), 7 May 2018.

    9. [S55] .