Rose Kessler (Lukes)

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Rose Lena Kessler (Lukes)

Birthplace: New Tunstall, Durham, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
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
New Tunstall, Durham, England, United Kingdom
March 25, 1900
Age 20
Oskaloosa, IA, USA
July 10, 1907
Age 27
Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
November 25, 1968
Age 89
Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
November 27, 1968
Age 89
Oskaloosa, IA