Moses Kale

1 July 1822–2 November 1864 (Age 42)
Springfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Kale was born on 1 July 1822, in Springfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, Martin Kohl, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Kintner, was 30. He married Elizabeth Jane Pettit in 1843. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Perry Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1860. In 1864, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as carpenter in Ohio, United States. He died on 2 November 1864, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Eckis Cemetery, Lake Milton, Mahoning, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Kale
Elizabeth Jane Pettit
Marriage: 1843
Anthony Zealots Kale
William Simpson Kale
Harmon Rufus Kale
Martin Edwin Kale
Emma Florilla Kale
Samuel Curtis Kale
Harry A. Kale

Spouse and Children



    Anthony Zealots Kale


    Harmon Rufus Kale



    William Simpson Kale



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Kale


    Mary Kale


    Andrew Kale


    Solomon Kale


    Daniel Kale


+9 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname from kaal ‘bald’.2 English: habitational name from the villages of East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’.3 Perhaps an altered spelling of German Köhl ( see Kohl ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mans Kale, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Kale in entry for Harmon Rufus Kale, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Moses Kale in entry for Martin Edwin Kale, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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