1880 MO CENSUS - Matilda Kessel, age 20, b. Kansas, is enumerated with husband Amborse Kessel, age 24, farmer, b. Virginia, along with Joseph, age 5, Ada, age 2, and 3 month old son, unnamed in census, all born in Missouri.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: OSBH DC (Polk 1929) #62 - Matilda Ann Kessel, female, widowed (Ambrose Kessell), b. 16 Feb 1854 in Kansas, d. 8 May 1929 in W. Salem, Oregon at the age of 74 y's 2 m's 22 d's, name of father Samuel Raineer [Rayner?] (b. Kentucky), interment 10 May, undertaker Clough-Huston, informant C. N. Hathaway of W. Salem.
OBITUARY: Matilda Ann Kessel died Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles N. Hathaway in West Salem, at the age of 74 years. She is survived by three daughters; Mrs. Hathaway and Mrs. Charles Phillips, of West Salem; and Mrs. Nettie W. Wicker, of Westfield, Indiana, two sons; Guy Kessel of Kansas City, Missouri; and B. F. Dickson of Illinois. Funeral services Friday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at Clough-Huston’s Mortuary. Interment I.O.O.F. cemetery. Oregon Statesman 9 May 1929 5:2
1854 - 1929
[shares marker with Ambrose]
OSBH DC (Polk 1929) #62
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1880 MO CENSUS (Barton Co., Lamar, ED 261 , pg 412A)
OS 9 May 1929 5:2