Phillip Kiesel

13 October 1871–14 December 1920 (Age 49)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Phillip

When Phillip Kiesel was born on 13 October 1871, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Garret Keisel, was 31 and his mother, Susan Walthers, was 29. He lived in Mead Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 14 December 1920, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Garret Keisel
Susan Walthers
Phoebe Charlotte Keisel
Jacob Keisel
Phillip Kiesel
Arthur G Keisel
Elizabeth Keisel
Edna Keisel

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 6

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 15

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German:1. from the Germanic personal name Gisilo ( see Giesel ). 2. topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of gravelly land, from Middle High German kisel ‘pebble’, ‘gravel’. There are also several minor places named with this word, and the surname may be a habitational name from any of them. See also Kiesling .

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

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  • Philip Kissel in household of Garret Kissel, "United States Census, 1880"

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