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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Ambrose Kessel ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Ambrose Kessel
LAST NAME: Kessel FIRST NAME: Ambrose MIDDLE NAME:  NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE:  GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 23 Dec 1854 DIED: 31 Mar 1924 BURIED: 2 Apr 1924
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Farmer
BIRTH PLACE:  Virginia
DEATH PLACE: West Salem, Polk Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
IOOF Register of Burials - "Mr. Alo Kessel, age 70, acquired anemia" 
1880 CENSUS - Ambrose Kessel, age 24, farmer, b. Virginia, is enumerated with wife Matilda Kessel, age 20, b. Kansas, along with Joseph, age 5, Ada, age 2, and 3 month old son, unnamed in census, all born in Missouri
DISCREPANCY - DC gives year of birth as 1853, marker as 1854.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Polk County 1924) #43 - Ambrose Keasel [sic], male, married (Matilda), occupation farmer, b. 23 Dec 1853 in Virginia, d. 31 Mar 1924 in West Salem, Oregon at the age of 70 y's 4 m's 8 d's, name of parents not given by informant, interment 2 Apr, undertaker Webb & Clough, informant not given.
OBITUARY: 
KESSEL--Ambrose Kessel died Monday March 31, 1924, at the residence, 1091 Fifth street, West Salem, at the age of 70 years. Survived by his wife, Matilda Kessel, and the following children, Mrs. Ada Hathway, Mrs. Ruth Phillips and J. W. Kessel, all of West Salem, Mrs. Nettie Wicker of Indiana, and H. S. Kessel of Missouri. Mr. Kessel had been a resident of West Salem about seven and a half years. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 2, at 2 p.m. from the Webb funeral parlors. Interment I.O.O.F. cemetery. Rev. Hawthorne will officiate. 
Capitol Journal 1 Apr 1924 7:4
INSCRIPTION: 
Kessel
Ambrose 
1854 -1924 
[shares marker with Matilda]
SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
IOOF Register 
OSBH DC (Polk County 1924) #43 
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1880 MO CENSUS (Barton Co., Lamar, ED 261 , pg 412A) 
CJ 1 Apr 1924 7:4
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LOT: 853 SPACE: 2 NW LONGITUDE:  LATITUDE: 
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