Katharina Keßler

30 March 1911–8 April 1996 (Age 85)
Burgberg im Allgäu, Oberallgäu, Bavaria, Germany

The Life of Katharina

Katharina Keßler was born on 30 March 1911, in Burgberg im Allgäu, Oberallgäu, Bavaria, Germany as the daughter of Adolf Keßler. She died on 8 April 1996, in Sonthofen, Oberallgäu, Bavaria, Germany, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Adolf Keßler
1883–1965
Katharina Keßler
1911–1996

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World Events (3)

1914

Age 3

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 3

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.
1918

Age 7

Armistice ending World War I.

Name Meaning

Possibly German: from an agent derivative of keule ‘stick’,‘club’, ‘bat’, hence possibly an occupational name for someone who made or used such implements, or alternatively a habitational name for someone from Keula in Thuringia.

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

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