Ausborn Kessel

26 December 1870–
Jackson, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ausborn

When Ausborn Kessel was born on 26 December 1870, in Jackson, Virginia, United States, his father, William Amos Kessel, was 27 and his mother, Ruth Parsons, was 22.

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Family Time Line

William Amos Kessel
1843–1900
Ruth Parsons
1848–1920
Albert Maywood Kessel
1866–1946
Austin Addison Kessel
1869–1951
Ausborn Kessel
1870–
Forest Rose Kessel
1872–1924
Fonest Rose Board
1872–1954
John Walter Kessel
1876–1961
Frances Laverna Kessel
1878–1955
Geneva Locke Kessel
1882–1941
Early E. Kessel
1885–1897
Kenna Edison Kessel
1885–1946

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World Events (3)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 24

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Kestel .2 German: from Middle High German kezzel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of copper cooking vessels, or alternatively a topographic and habitational name, from the same word in the sense ‘(ring-shaped) hollow’.3 Dutch and Belgian: habitational name from any of the places so named in the Belgian provinces of Antwerp and Limburg or the Dutch province of North Brabant.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Ausborn Kessel, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

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