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Notes for Sarah Elizabeth Meister Kessler

The Family of George Meister & Anna Maria German

1860 Carroll Twp., Carroll Co., IL, page 230 July 23, 1860
Household #1717/1586
George Meister, age 45, farmer, b. Darmstadt
Mary, age 44, b. Darmstadt
Hiram, age 14, b. PA
Ann M., age 11, b. PA
George, age 9, b. PA
Daniel, age 7, b. PA
Sarah E., age 2, b. IL

1870 Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 23, stamped page 155
Household #161/160
George Meister, age 52, farmer, b. Darmstadt
Mary, age 50, b. Darmstadt
George, age 18, b. PA
Daniel, age 16, b. PA
Elizabeth., age 12, b. IL
William, age 10, b. IL


1880 United States Census Bruce, Benton, Iowa Page Number 110B
Jacob KESLER Self M Male W 26 PA Farmer GER GER
Elisebeth KESLER Wife M Female W 22 IL Keeping House GER GER

Son Dorman born in 1882 in Iowa
Son Albert born in 1883 in Iowa

1900 ensus Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois
Jacob Kessler, head, Dec 1853, age 46, md 22 yrs, IL/Germany/Germany, Repair shop
Lizzy, wife, May 1848, age 52, md 22 yrs, 2 births, 2 surviving, IL/Germany/Germany
Dorman, son, Dec 1881, age 18, IL/IL/IL, Tinner
Albert, son, Aug 1883, age 16, IL/IL/IL, Grocery clerk

1910 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois
Jacob C. Kessler, head, age 56, md 32 yrs, PA/Germany/Germany, Machinist, own shop
Elizabeth M., wife, age 51, md 32 yrs, 3 births, 2 surviving, IL/Germany/Germany
Albert R., head, age 27, md 2 yrs, IL/PA/IL, Salesman, clothing store
Anna Lou, wife, age 30, md 2 yrs, 0 births, IL/PA/PA, Bookkeeper, grocery store

1920 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 55B
Household #283/296 Jefferson Street
Jacob C. Kessler, age 66, PA/Germany/Germany
Elizabeth, age 61, IL/Germany/Germany

1930 census Mt. Carroll, Carroll Co., IL page 41
Household #185/201 711 Jefferson Street (?)
Elizabeth Kessler, age 72, widowed, IL/Germany/Germany

January 6, 1931 - listed in her brother Hiram's obit as Mrs. Lizzie Kessler of Mt. Carol, Illinois

Martin-Ellis Family
Entries: 1893 Updated: Thu May 2 18:18:45 2002 Contact: Gretchen Ellis Martin
ID: I99651961
Name: Elizabeth MEISTER
Given Name: Elizabeth
Surname: Meister
Sex: F
Birth: 25 Jun 1858 in Carrol Co.,Illinois
Residence: Mt Carroll,Carrol Co Illinois.
Change Date: 8 Mar 2002
Nickname: LIzzie
Sister Lizzie Kessler,must have lived with him.
Father: George William MEISTER b: 29 Sep 1818 in Hessen Darmstadt,Germany
Mother: Anna Maria GERMAN b: 21 Jan 1820 in Hesse Darmstadt,Germany
Marriage 1 Jacob KESSLER