Benjamin Pointer

M, b. 27 March 1853
Father*Ezra Pointer b. 12 Dec 1812, d. 28 Oct 1883
Mother*Evelina Moore b. 30 Nov 1812, d. 1889
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBenjamin Pointer was also known as Ben.
Name VariationBenjamin Pointer was also known as Benj.
Census DateLocation
1860District 1, Nicholas, KentuckyBenjamin Pointer was listed in Ezra Pointer's household on the 1860 Census at District 1, Nicholas, Kentucky; surname listed as Poynter; household includes Ruth Born, age 7.1
1870Township 4 Range 2, Marion, IllinoisBenjamin Pointer was listed in Ezra Pointer's household on the 1870 Census at Township 4 Range 2, Marion, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: District 1, Nicholas, Kentucky; Roll: M653_389; Page: 373; Family History Library Film: 803389.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Township 4 Range 2, Marion, Illinois; Roll: M593_253; Page: 227B; Image: 360698; Family History Library Film: 545752.

Mary Hannah Kessler

F, b. 25 June 1878, d. 28 September 1965
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*Martha Hannah Pointer b. 16 Aug 1843, d. 14 Nov 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1899As of circa 1899,her married name was Hampton.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriMary Hannah Kessler was listed as a daughter in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1

Child of Mary Hannah Kessler and Edward Walker Hampton

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.

Edward Walker Hampton

M, b. 11 September 1871, d. 23 October 1944

Child of Edward Walker Hampton and Mary Hannah Kessler

Hannah L. Kessler

F, b. April 1863, d. 1929
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*unknown (?) d. b Oct 1863
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 February 1882As of 23 February 1882,her married name was Vandaveer.
  • Hannah L. Kessler was born in April 1863 at Indiana.
  • She was the daughter of Solomon Kessler and unknown (?).
  • Hannah L. Kessler married William Josiah Vandaveer on 23 February 1882 at Bates, Missouri.
  • Hannah L. Kessler died in 1929 at Cleveland, Oklahoma.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriHannah L. Kessler was listed as a daughter in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1
     Hannah L. Kessler had 10 with 7 living in May 1900 children. She had 9 living in 1910 children.

Children of Hannah L. Kessler and William Josiah Vandaveer

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.

William Josiah Vandaveer

M, b. July 1850, d. 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Josiah Vandaveer was also known as Josiah.
  • William Josiah Vandaveer was born in July 1850 at Illinois.
  • He married Hannah L. Kessler, daughter of Solomon Kessler and unknown (?), on 23 February 1882 at Bates, Missouri.
  • William Josiah Vandaveer died in 1938 at Cleveland, Oklahoma.

Child of William Josiah Vandaveer

Children of William Josiah Vandaveer and Hannah L. Kessler

Louisa Vandaveer

F, b. 19 February 1883, d. 21 July 1977
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa Vandaveer was also known as Luiza.
Name VariationLouisa Vandaveer was also known as Lueza.
Married Namebefore 1902As of before 1902,her married name was Strate.
Married Name14 January 1906As of 14 January 1906,her married name was Shelton.
  • Louisa Vandaveer was born on 19 February 1883 at Kansas.
  • She was the daughter of William Josiah Vandaveer and Hannah L. Kessler.
  • Louisa Vandaveer married (?) Strate before 1902.
  • Louisa Vandaveer married William P. Shelton on 14 January 1906 at Cleveland, Oklahoma.
  • Louisa Vandaveer died on 21 July 1977 at age 94 Louisa Shelton obituary.
    Lincoln Journal July 22, 1977 - Louisa Shelton obituary
     Louisa Vandaveer had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children. She lived in 1951 at Twin Falls, Nebraska.

Child of Louisa Vandaveer and (?) Strate

Children of Louisa Vandaveer and William P. Shelton

Cora B. Vandaveer

F, b. 6 May 1890, d. May 1968
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1908As of circa 1908,her married name was Brown.

Child of Cora B. Vandaveer and Melvin M. Brown

Rosa L. Vandaveer

F, b. 14 April 1900, d. 26 January 1988
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosa L. Vandaveer was also known as Rose L.
Married Namebefore 1919As of before 1919,her married name was Shelton.

Joe Shelton

M, b. circa 1897

Melvin M. Brown

M, b. circa 1884

Child of Melvin M. Brown and Cora B. Vandaveer

Jewel J. Brown

F, b. circa January 1909
Father*Melvin M. Brown b. c 1884
Mother*Cora B. Vandaveer b. 6 May 1890, d. May 1968

Arthur Vandaveer

M, b. 26 December 1884, d. January 1981
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929

Clarance A. Vandaveer

M, b. 2 May 1892, d. 23 February 1973
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929

Jessie W. Vandaveer

M, b. 28 June 1895, d. 25 June 1907
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJessie W. Vandaveer was also known as Jesse.

Wiley L. Vandaveer

M, b. 27 February 1898, d. 13 April 1982
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWiley L. Vandaveer was also known as Willey.

Ina May Vandaveer

F, b. circa 1903, d. after 1977
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name8 January 1921As of 8 January 1921,her married name was Fox.

Chester Vandaveer

M, b. 16 August 1905, d. January 1979
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
Mother*Hannah L. Kessler b. Apr 1863, d. 1929

William P. Shelton

M, b. circa 1858, d. before 1930

Children of William P. Shelton and Louisa Vandaveer

Claud L. Hampton

M, b. January 1900
Father*Edward Walker Hampton b. 11 Sep 1871, d. 23 Oct 1944
Mother*Mary Hannah Kessler b. 25 Jun 1878, d. 28 Sep 1965

Thomas M. Kessler

M, b. circa 1866
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*Martha Hannah Pointer b. 16 Aug 1843, d. 14 Nov 1935
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriThomas M. Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.

George William Kessler

M, b. 1867, d. 1943
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*Martha Hannah Pointer b. 16 Aug 1843, d. 14 Nov 1935
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriGeorge William Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.

Charles A. Kessler

M, b. September 1874
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*Martha Hannah Pointer b. 16 Aug 1843, d. 14 Nov 1935
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriCharles A. Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1
1900Clark, Montgomery, IndianaCharles A. Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1900 Census at Clark, Montgomery, Indiana.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clark, Montgomery, Indiana; Roll: 393; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240393.

John N. Kessler

M, b. 9 January 1876, d. February 1974
Father*Solomon Kessler b. 17 Feb 1836, d. 12 Aug 1926
Mother*Martha Hannah Pointer b. 16 Aug 1843, d. 14 Nov 1935
Census DateLocation
June 1880Boone, Bates, MissouriJohn N. Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1880 Census at Boone, Bates, Missouri.1
1900Clark, Montgomery, IndianaJohn N. Kessler was listed as a son in Solomon Kessler's household on the 1900 Census at Clark, Montgomery, Indiana.2

Child of John N. Kessler and Minnie E. Payne

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Boone, Bates, Missouri; Roll: 673; Family History Film: 1254673; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 144; Image: 0336.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Clark, Montgomery, Indiana; Roll: 393; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0100; FHL microfilm: 1240393.

Ora Fox

M, b. circa 1899

Harry C. Vandaveer

M, b. 20 November 1876, d. March 1951
Father*William Josiah Vandaveer b. Jul 1850, d. 1938
  • Harry C. Vandaveer was born on 20 November 1876 at Road House, Illinois.
  • He was the son of William Josiah Vandaveer.
  • Harry C. Vandaveer died in March 1951 at Oklahoma at age 74 Harry C Vandaveer, 74, obituary.
    Oklahoma City Daily Oklahoman March 27, 1951 - Harry C Vandaveer, 74, obituary

(?) Strate

M

Child of (?) Strate and Louisa Vandaveer

Floyd Strate

M, b. 13 September 1902, d. March 1988
Father*(?) Strate
Mother*Louisa Vandaveer b. 19 Feb 1883, d. 21 Jul 1977
  • Floyd Strate was born on 13 September 1902.
  • He was the son of (?) Strate and Louisa Vandaveer.
  • Floyd Strate died in March 1988 at age 85.

Robert E. Lee Shelton

M, b. circa 1907
Father*William P. Shelton b. c 1858, d. b 1930
Mother*Louisa Vandaveer b. 19 Feb 1883, d. 21 Jul 1977

George Shelton

M, b. circa 1911
Father*William P. Shelton b. c 1858, d. b 1930
Mother*Louisa Vandaveer b. 19 Feb 1883, d. 21 Jul 1977

Gertrude Shelton

F, b. circa 1909
Father*William P. Shelton b. c 1858, d. b 1930
Mother*Louisa Vandaveer b. 19 Feb 1883, d. 21 Jul 1977
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Reed.