10 July 2012

Levi Kesler Obituary (1905)

WEST MANCHESTER    Levi Kesler, who lived two miles south east of this place, died suddenly last Sunday evening.  He had not been well for several years and was here to see a doctor last Friday.  On Saturday he suddenly became worse and lived but a short time.  Mr. Kesler was 70 years of age and had lived all his life in Washington, Jefferson and Monroe Townships.  Since last October three brothers of the Kesler family, Daniel, Samuel and Levi have passed away. **New Paris Mirror,(Preble County, Ohio), Thursday, 2 MAR 1905, Pg.8, Col. 5 Levi Kesler was mmy GGG grandfather. Born in Washington Township, Preble County, Ohio on 3 NOV 1834, he spent nearly his entire life in Preble County. He married there, 30 OCT 1862 to Hannah Angeline Gates (1841-1919), and they were the parents of six children. Hannah & Levi are both buried in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg, Preble County, Ohio.

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