Rose Kessler (Lukes)

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Rose Lena Kessler (Lukes)

Birthplace: New Tunstall, Durham, England, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Oskaloosa, IA, USA
Cause of death: Cerebral vascular accident
Place of Burial: Oskaloosa, IA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Luke Lukes and Alice Lukes (Martyn)
Wife of Charles Albert Kessler
Mother of Charles P Kessler and Robert Walter Kessler
Sister of Amelia Nora Tate (Lukes); John Lukes; Ellen Stringer (Lukes); Lucy Lukes, INFANT; Alice Fitzgerald (Lukes) and 2 others

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About Rose Kessler (Lukes)

"get your thumb off the scale"

"send out one plumber, i can hold he flashlight for him"

Immigrated to USA May 1, 1885 aboard the Inman Line's "City of Rome" from Liverpool to New York. Passengers were Alice Lukes 42, Alice 15, Keturah 7, and Rosina 4.

Emigrated from England to USA in 1885; born in Cornwall? as "Roseland"? Family notes have her birthplace as New Liverpool, England. A few instances of her name as Roseland Lukes. Records have her marriage to Charles being 19 Jul 1899 in Iowa. Rose Kessler born October 27,1879 near Liverpool, England. Passed Nov.25, 1968 89 years 28 days ; Burial: Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa, Iowa

Aprox age in 1910 census listed as 30 for "Rosa L Kessler" --

Obituary: Oskaloosa Daily Herald, Oskaloosa, Iowa

Tuesday, November 26, 1968 -- Mrs. Rose Kessler died at the Tower Park Nursing Home (1320 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa, IA) Monday at the age of 89. The daughter of Luke and Alice Martin Lukes, she was born October 27, 1879 in London, England. She is the widow of Charles Kessler. Survivors include a son, Robert Kessler of Evanston, Illinois; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Margie Lukes of Oskaloosa. Funeral services will be in Newman Funeral Chapel, Wednesday at 1pm. The Rev. Dr. Merrill Summerbell of the Central United Methodist Church will officiate with burial in Forest Cemetery. The family will be at Newman Funeral Chapel Tuesday evening.

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Rose Kessler (Lukes)'s Timeline

October 27, 1879
England, United Kingdom
July 19, 1899
Age 19

Married in 1898/1899 -- the 1900 census lists them as married for two years.

birth: 1870
marriage: 19 Jul 1899 —Iowa
parents: Luke Lukes
spouse: C. A. Kessler

record title: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
groom's name: C. A. Kessler
groom's birth date: 1868
groom's age: 31
bride's name: Rosa L. Lukes
bride's birth date: 1870
bride's age: 29
marriage date: 19 Jul 1899
marriage place: Iowa
groom's father's name: L. P. Kessler
bride's father's name: Luke Lukes
indexing project (batch) number: I09956-7
system origin: Iowa-EASy
source film number:

March 25, 1900
Age 20
Oskaloosa, IA, USA
Age 20
Oskaloosa, IA, USA

Enumeration District: 0069
Sheet Number and Letter: 10A
Household ID: 220
Reference Number: 40
GSU Film Number: 1240446
Image Number: 00609
Household Gender Age
Parent Albert Kessler M
Parent Rose Kessler F
Charles K Kessler M

July 10, 1907
Age 27
Oskaloosa, IA, USA
Age 30
Oskaloosa, IA, USA
Age 40
Oskaloosa, IA, USA

Name: Rose L Kessler
Residence: , Mahaska, Iowa
Estimated Birth Year: 1880
Age: 40
Birthplace: England
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Gender: Female
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Film Number: 1820501
Digital Folder Number: 4300818
Image Number: 00188
Sheet Number: 1
Household Gender Age
Spouse Chas A Kessler M 51y
Rose L Kessler F 40y
Child Chas P Kessler M 19y
Child Robert W Kessler M 12y
Robert L Lukes M 34y

November 25, 1968
Age 89
Oskaloosa, IA, USA
November 27, 1968
Age 89
Oskaloosa, IA