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Catherine Marie Kemper

Female 1847 - 1931  (83 years)


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  • Name Catherine Marie Kemper 
    Nickname Mary 
    Born 24 Oct 1847  New Melle, St. Charles, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 07 Mar 1931  East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Mar 1931  Fairview Heights, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I167  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 

    Father Franz Henry Kemper,   b. Abt 1816, Melle, Hannover Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1852, New Melle, St. Charles, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Clara Maria Kuhlmann,   b. 01 Jan 1817, Buer, district Groenenberg, prince-bishopric Osnabrueck, Hannover Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1890  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 May 1839  St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • REF: Marriage Records of St. Louis and St. Louis Co., 1806 - 1965, Volume 02 / Page 158
      "State of Missouri. County of St. Louis. I certify that I have this day joined in the holy bonds of matrimony Mr. Franz Henry Kemper of Melle & Miss Clara Mary Kohlmann of Buer, Hannover. Certified by me, this twenty fifth day of May A. D. 1839. G. W. Wall German Protestant Preacher. Filed 31st May & Recorded 1st June 1839. Jn. Ruland Recorder."
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet

    Family August Keese,   b. 25 Oct 1844, Buftzen, On Wesser River, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Feb 1929, East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1869  , St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Harry Keese,   b. 03 Aug 1875,   d. 29 Jan 1968  (Age 92 years)
     2. Emma Keese,   b. 24 Jun 1870, New Melle, St. Charles, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1947, East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Mamie Keese,   b. 22 Jun 1878,   d. Jun 1964  (Age 85 years)
     4. August Arthur Keese,   b. 24 Jan 1886, East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1966, East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. William Keese,   b. 1882,   d. 1887  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F115  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Mary was about 11 years old when the cholera epidemic killed her three brothers and her father.

      LDS:
      Birth: 10/24/1844
      New Mellow, Mo.(maybe New Melle)
      Death: 3/07/1931
      Burial:
      St.clair Memorial Pk. Cemetary

    • Title: Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947
      Author: Ancestry.com
      Publisher: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.
      Publisher Date: 2011
      Publisher Location: Provo, UT, USA
      Name: Mary Keese
      Birth Date: 24 Oct 1847
      Birth Place: New Mella, MO
      Death Date: 7 Mar 1931
      Death Place: East St Louis, St Clair, Ill
      Burial Date: 10 Mar 1931
      Burial Place: ...antrun Township, St. Clair, Ill.
      Cemetery Name: Memorial County
      Death Age: 83
      Occupation: Housework
      Race: White
      Marital Status: W
      Gender: Female
      Street Address: 406a Missouri Avenue
      Father Name: Frank Kemper
      Father Birth Place: Germany
      Mother Name: Kuhlman
      Mother Birth Place: Germany
      Spouse Name: August Keese, Sr.
      Comments: resident 51 years


  • Sources 
    1. [S8] 1850 U. S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), District 78, St. Charles County, Missouri, Roll 413, p 80A.

    2. [S10] 1860 U. S. Census, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Callaway Township, St. Charles County, Missouri, Roll 644, p 561.

    3. [S81] Marriage Records of St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri, 1806 - 1965, Volume 2 / Page 158.