Re: Christian Kesselring
Hi-my name is Tiffani. I am a Kesselring. I have a book on the Kesselring family and found some info you may want to verify.This is how everything is phrased in the book. Let me know if this is accurate as I will be able to give more info according to your outcome of your verification of information.
Christian was born "about"1825 in Germany.(Age 46 on 1871 census,Canada) He married Philippina who was born about 1823 in Germany. One source says his wifes name was Elizabeth Brill.(there was an Adam Brillliving with them in 1871---age 50 years)
born to this union was 1.)Elisabeth about 18522.)Philippina about 1853
3.)Mary about 18574.)Catherine about 18585.)Christine about 1859
6.)Barbara about 18627.)Christian Jan 27,1867 in New Hamburg,Ontario Prov., Canada.
Christian (the 7th child) married Elizabeth Echel who was born in 1866 in Clifford, Ont. She died in 1935 at Kitchener Ont. Prov., and is buried at Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener. Christian died in March of 1961 and is buried in Woodland Cemetery. They had 12 kids.
1.Philipina born in April in Waterloo Co. Ontario Prov.
She married Fred Aussmason
2.Ida born in Waterloo Co.
3.Elizabeth born in Waterloo Co.
4.Christian born in Waterloo Co.
5.William born Jan 9, 1899 in Williamsburg Ontario Prov
married Earna Christensen Dec. 22,1922
their kids Gerald and Kenneth
6.Clara born in 1900 in Waterloo County. She did not marry.
7.Mary born in 1901 in Waterloo Co.
married Eldon Riem
8.Siemon born in 1902 in Waterloo Co. He died July 1921
9.Malattia born in 1905 in Waterloo Co. She did not marry.
10.Noah born Nov. 2 1907 in Waterloo Co.
11.Charles born May 23 1908 in Waterloo Co. Ontario Prov.
married May 23, 1940 in Wellsey Ontario Prov. to Nora Margaret Riehl
born to this union: David, Morris, and (Inna or Ina)
12.Margaret born in 1909 in Waterloo Co. She married G.Gerdott.
Good luck to you on your search and I hope this helps you in some way.