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From: "gale honeyman" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Children of John Kessler (1768-1845)
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 11:32:01 -0400
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Not so sure I agree with you conjecture. If you look for Daniel Kessler in
1870 in Miami Co IN, you will see that he says he was born in NC.

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From: "Dwayne Wrightsman" <>
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Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 9:27 AM
Subject: [BRE] Children of John Kessler (1768-1845)


>
>
> Depending upon the source, John and Mary [Custer] Kessler had seven,
> eight,
> or nine children born in North Carolina before migrating to Ohio in 1812.
> Everyone seems to agree that Elizabeth, Anna, Ulrich, Susannah, Rachel,
> John, and Simeon were their children. Two other names-Daniel and
> Joseph-are
> thought by some, but not by all, to be John and Mary's children.
>
>
>
> They were not.
>
>
>
> Joseph and Daniel were brothers who married two Baltimore sisters, in
> Wayne
> County, Indiana, during the late 1820s. Joseph Kessler married Nancy
> Baltimore in Wayne County, April 12, 1827. Daniel Kessler married "Kizia"
> Baltimore in Wayne County, March 6, 1828.
>
>
>
> Joseph and Daniel Kessler lived in Miami County, Indiana. They are
> discussed together in the 1887 History of Miami County, Indiana, book,
> page
> 784.
>
>
>
>>From the 1850 census for Miami County, Indiana: Joseph Kessler, age 56,
> born South Carolina, wife Nancy (Baltimore), age 62, born Kentucky.
> Daniel
> Kessler, age 54, born Ohio, wife Keziah (Baltimore), age 63.
>
>
>
> The brothers, Joseph and Daniel, could not have been children of John and
> Mary Kessler since the Brethren Kessler families lived in Wilkes/Ashe,
> North
> Carolina, from 1789 to 1812. All of the children of John Kessler
> (1768-1845) were born in North Carolina.
>
>
>
> Apparently there was some other Kessler family that migrated from South
> Carolina to Ohio about 1795. I know not who this family was.
>
>
>
> Dwayne Wrightsman
>
>
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