Joseph Kesler

11 January 1845–18 January 1908 (Age 63)
Augusta, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Kesler was born on 11 January 1845, in Augusta, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, his father, Frederick Kesler, was 28 and his mother, Emeline Parker, was 26. He married Annie Elizabeth Pitts on 4 February 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 18 January 1908, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Kesler
1845–1908
Annie Elizabeth Pitts
1840–1898
Marriage: 4 February 1863
Joseph Kesler Jr
1864–1864
Frederick Pitts Kesler
1865–1940
Sarah Emeline Kesler
1867–1923
William Henry Kesler
1868–1947
Medeline Kesler
1870–1871
Simeon Kesler
1872–1941
Maud Mae Kesler
1874–1947
Budd Kesler
1876–1886
Zelotes Loten Kesler
1877–1931
Lotty Kesler
1878–1881
Roy Kesler
1880–1886
Bertha Kesler
1882–1886
Ambrose Kesler
1885–1886

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 1
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kessler .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Kessler

    Story Highlight

    Frederick Kesler 1st Trip to Utah

    Frederick Kesler 1st Trip to Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 John Brown Company (1851) Departure: 7 July 1851 Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 28-29 September 1851 Company Informa …

    Sources (41)

    • Joseph Kesler, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mr. Joseph Kesler, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Kesler in entry for Zeloses Loson Kesler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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