A Kesler Family History was published by Herrick Hurst Kesler and Hal O'Neal Kesler in 1991. Titled "Jacob Kesler Revolutionary Soldier and Descendants of John Jacob Kesler 1748-1991."
Most of my information about the Kesler Family comes from this book.
His research goes back to Michael Kessler(Sr)from Germany, 1748. He was married to Anna Marie _____. Children: 1.1Jacob Kesler, 1.2 Peter Kesler, 1.3 Henry Kesler, 1.4 John Kesler, 1.5 George Kesler, 1.6 Michael Kesler, 1.7 Magdalena Kesler, 1.8 Barbara Kesler, 1.9 Christiana Kesler. All born in PA.
1.1 Jacob Kesler b. 14, July 1757, Married to Maria Catharina Hauser Kesler. Children: John Jacob Kesler, David Kesler, George Kesler, Samuel (Colonel) Kesler.
2.1 John Jacob Kesler b. 15 Mar 1783, married Catharine ____, in VA. Children: John Kesler, Sarah Kesler Winnerline, David Kesler, Samuel Kesler, John Jacob Kesler III, Andrew Kesler Sr., Diana Kesler Schleiger.
3.6 Andrew Kesler Sr. b. 7 Nov 1819, Preble Co. OH. Married to Carline Bartram 30 Nov 1851. Children: Isaac "Ike" Kesler, William "Studie" Kesler, Almeda Kesler Travioli, Andrew Kesler Jr,Ada L. Kesler Yonts Colich, Amanda M. Kesler Yonts.
4.2 Isaac "Ike" Kesler b.Oct 1859. Married Amanda Gibson 29 May 1883. Children: Earl McClellan Kesler, Charles Isaac Allen Kesler, Carline Augusta "Callie" Kesler White Haddix, Mabel F. Kesler Haddix, Guy E. Kesler.
5.2 Charles Isaac Allen Kesler b. 13 Jan 1887. Clark Co. Ill. Married Dora Rose Etta Brooks. Children: Bernice Attabaun Kesler Leming, Stanley Edward Kesler, Dona Pauline Kesler Parker.
6.2 Stanley Edward Kesler b. 12 April. Married Jesse Lenora Main Kesler 12 Dec 1933. Children: Judith Rosann Kesler.
7.1 Judith Rosann Kesler b. 29 Jan 1936. Fairmount IN. Married John Howard Kneipple Sept 1 1957. Children: Shawn Forrest Kesler Kneipple, Katherine Anne Kneipple Redfield.
8.1 Shawn Forrest Kesler Kneipple b. 16 Oct. 1960. Married Maria Luisa Cabal August 27, 1992. Children: William Stanley Kesler Kneipple.
8.2 Katherine Anne Kneipple Redfield. b. July 6, 1963. Married Paige Addison Redfield. Children: Andrew Lane Redfield