William Kesser & Mary Jane Carroll

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Family Group Report

Husband

 William Kesser

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 25 Dec 1858 Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania  (birth-date/place from death-certificate)
Marriage 1 Jul 1879 Taylor, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 3, line 32 ]
Death 19 Oct 1946 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #12697 ]
Burial Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  
his Father John Kesser  (born in Germany)
his Mother Katherine Waniger  (born in Pennsylvania)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Bronchial Pneumonia (at age 87y-9m-24d)
Wife

 Mary Jane Carroll

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth Dec 1861 Taylor, West Virginia  [ birth-register page 41, line 13 ]
Death 20 Oct 1950 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #13801 ]
Burial Bluemont Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia
her Father John W. Carroll
her Mother Elizabeth McFarland
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Carcinoma of Stomach
birth-date difference: Dec 1861 on birth-register; 8 Oct 1861 on death-certificate
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 F Daisie M. Kesser b Sep 1880 WV  (birth mo/year, state from 1900 census)  
d 24 Jul 1902 Taylor, WV  [ death-register page 87, line 35 ]  
2 M John William Kesser b Aug 1882 WV  (birth mo/year, state from 1900 census) [ sp. 1878-1936 d.c.]
m     Mamie Holden
d 1 Jan 1964 Clarksburg, Harrison, WV  [ death-certificate #395 ] bur: Bluemont Cemetery
3 M James F. Kesser b 27 Sep 1885 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 74, line 129 ]  
m      
d      
4 F Bessie E. Kesser b 26 Oct 1889 Taylor, WV  [ birth-register page 98, line 96 ]  
d 28 Jun 1890 Taylor, WV  [ death-register page 52, line 81 ]  
Notes about Children:

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  William Kesser Spouse:  Mary Jane Carroll
Date / Place of Birth:  1858  /  Blair, PA Date / Place of Birth:  1861  /  Taylor, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1946  /  Taylor, WV Date / Place of Death:   1950  /  Taylor, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1879  /  Taylor, WV
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:81; Grafton, District 81 Pg# no. 19
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Kesler, William 21 MD - - / - -; Works for R.R. Co
", Mary J. (wife) 19 VA VA-VA; Keeping House
Lines ; Enum-Dwelling #; Enum-Family #
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:130; Grafton, 2nd Ward Pg# Sheet 2B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Kesser, William (head) 42 PA Germany-PA; born Dec 1858; married-21-years; Air Inspector
", Mary M. (wife) 38 WV WV-WV; born Oct 1861; married-21-year; 4-children-born / 3-living
", Daisie M. (dau) 19 WV PA-WV; born Sep 1880; single
", John Wm. (son) 17 WV PA-WV; born Aug 1882; single
", James F. (son) 14 WV PA-WV; born Sep 1885; attended school 6 months during the year
Lines 97-100 & 1; Enum-Dwelling #42; Enum-Family #44; Owns-home, mortgaged
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:140; Grafton, 3rd Ward Pg# Sh 7A-B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Kessler, William (head) 49 PA PA-PA; 1st-marriage; married-31-years; Air Brake Inspector, Railroad
", Mary J. (wife) 39 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-31-years; 4-children-born / 2-living
417 East Main Street; Lines 50 & ; Enum-Dwelling #141; Enum-Family #155; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1920 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:132; Grafton, 3rd Ward Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Kesser, William (head) 60 PA Germany-PA; married; Air Inspector, B & O
", Mary (wife) 58 WV PA-WV; married
417 East Main Street; Lines 48-49; Enum-Dwelling #29; Enum-Family #39; Owns-home, free-of-mortgage
1930 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:9; Grafton, 3rd Ward Pg# Sheet 15A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Kesser, William (head) 69 PA Germany-pa; married-at-age-21; none
", Mary (wife) 68 WV PA-WV; married-at-age-19
417 East Main Street; Lines 10-11; Enum-Dwelling #323; Enum-Family #331; Owns-home, value $1,200.
1940 ST WV COUNTY: Taylor ED ED:46-9; Grafton, 3rd Ward Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Highest-School-Grade; Additional Information
Kesser, William (head) 81 PA 8; Machinist, B & O
", Mary (wife) 79 VA H-1
417 East Main Street; Lines 35-37; Visited #29; Owns-home, value $1,500.; lived in "Same House" in 1935.

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