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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Family Time Line

Selby Henry Kreisher
1839–1921
Margaret J. Thompson
1848–1918
Marriage: 7 December 1865
Mary Lydia Kreisher
1866–1935
Zeu ingles Kreisher
1868–1941
William Manson Kreisher
1870–1921
Minnie Manora Kreisher
1872–1899
Brunettie K Kreisher
1875–1944
George Wilfred Kreisher Sr.
1877–1934
Rosa Myrtle Kreisher
1881–1963
Anna Isabel Kreisher
1884–1961
Dallas Selby Kreisher
1886–1965
Zelma Leora Kreisher
1889–1920
Lona Wilson Kreisher
1894–1976

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.

1863

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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