Mary Kesselring

1867–1954 (Age 87)
Bentinck, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Mary

When Mary Kesselring was born in 1867, in Bentinck, Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father, Charles Zimmerman "Carl" Kesselring, was 36 and her mother, Louisa Katherina Meng, was 29. She married John A. Wismer on 30 August 1892, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada in 1911 and Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States in 1930. She died in 1954, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Clearwater Municipal Cemetery, Clearwater, Pinellas, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A. Wismer
Mary Kesselring
Marriage: 30 August 1892
Mable Wismer
Roy John Wismer
Garnet Sanford Wismer
Edith May Wismer

Spouse and Children

    John A. Wismer



30 August 1892
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


    Mable Wismer


    Roy John Wismer


    Garnet Sanford Wismer


    Edith May Wismer


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Zimmerman "Carl" Kesselring


    Louisa Katherina Meng




    John M. Kesselring



    Henry Minke Kesselring



    Anna Kesselring


World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 0

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of copper cooking vessels, from Middle High German kezzel ‘kettle’, ‘cauldron’ + rinc ‘ring’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Wismer in household of John Wismer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Wismer in household of Jno Wismer, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Kesselring in entry for Garnet Sanford Wismer, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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