Tessie Pearl Kesler

18 March 1885–4 August 1964 (Age 79)
Fulton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Tessie Pearl

When Tessie Pearl Kesler was born on 18 March 1885, in Fulton, Indiana, United States, her father, William Kesler, was 21 and her mother, Jennie R. Shumaker, was 30. She married Arthur Maderia Stauffer on 20 July 1902, in Hardin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kenton, Pleasant Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Buck Township, Hardin, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 4 August 1964, in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Kenton, Hardin, Ohio, United States.

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Arthur Maderia Stauffer
Tessie Pearl Kesler
Marriage: 20 July 1902
James Alonzo Stauffer

Spouse and Children

    Arthur Maderia Stauffer



20 July 1902
Hardin, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Kesler


    Jennie R. Shumaker




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kessler .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tessie P Kessler in household of Jennie Stewart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Tessie Newman in household of William Newman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tessie Newman in household of William Newman, "United States Census, 1940"

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