Selby Henry Kreisher

Brief Life History of Selby Henry

When Selby Henry Kreisher was born on 15 November 1839, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry Kreischer, was 24 and his mother, Mary Bishop Hudson, was 24. He married Margaret J. Thompson on 7 December 1865, in Warren Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Michigantown, Adams, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Michigan Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 27 May 1921, in Frankfort, Center Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Frankfort, Center Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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Selby Henry Kreisher
Margaret J. Thompson
Marriage: 7 December 1865
Mary Lydia Kreisher
Zeu ingles Kreisher
William Manson Kreisher
Minnie Manora Kreisher
Brunettie K Kreisher
George Wilfred Kreisher Sr.
Rosa Myrtle Kreisher
Anna Isabel Kreisher
Dallas Selby Kreisher
Zelma Leora Kreisher
Lona Wilson Kreisher

Sources (21)

  • Selby Crasher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Selby W Kreisher, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Selby Henry Kreisher, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Kreischer .

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

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