Owen B Montfort1,2,3

Male, #65424, b. between 1855 and 1856
Relationships3rd cousin 3 times removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
4th great-grandson of Robert Jones
6th great-grandson of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
7th great-grandson of Chretien Du Bois
7th great-grandson of Matthieu Blanchan
5th great-grandson of Jean Bodine
6th great-grandson of Jean Crocheron
8th great-grandson of Richard Cooke
5th great-grandson of John Willcockson
7th great-grandson of George Boone I
6th great-grandson of Thomas Faulconer
9th great-grandson of Sir John Hawkins
FatherHenry Thomas Montfort3 b. Aug 4, 1820, d. before 1880
MotherMartha Jane Kesler3 b. Sep 13, 1826, d. Jun 1, 1912
Birthbetween 1855 and 1856Owen was born between 1855 and 1856 in Kentucky.4 
Marriage - no infoHe married Mary Belle Hall. I have no information on the date and place of the marriage. 
Birth of SonJanuary 31, 1890His son William was born on January 31, 1890.2,3 
Death - no infoI have no information on the date and place of Owen B's death. 

Family

Mary Belle Hall
Child 1.William T Montfort+3 b. Jan 31, 1890
(son) Census 1870July 16, 1870Owen B Montfort was listed as a member, son, of the household of Henry Thomas Montfort and Martha Jane Kesler in the 1870 Census on July 16, 1870 near Jacksonville, Shelby County, Kentucky. Other members of the household listed were Henry Thomas Montfort Jr, James Montfort, Thomas Hertell Montfort, Julia Montfort, Nane Montfort and Dr Warren Breckinridge Montfort.4
Last EditedMay 22, 2010

Citations

  1. [S3929] Unknown author, Scroggins1-Cook File, p. 37.
  2. [S3942] Unknown author, Descendants of Geraldine Carr (Branch 29), p. 7.
  3. [S3971] World Wide Web, Genealogy of Charlie Cook, Charles Lowell Cook Jr, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=clowell,.
  4. [S11156] U.S. Census Kentucky 1870, Shelby County, Jacksonville Precinct.

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Dr Warren Breckinridge Montfort1,2

Male, #65425, b. between 1863 and 1864
Relationships3rd cousin 3 times removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
4th great-grandson of Robert Jones
6th great-grandson of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
7th great-grandson of Chretien Du Bois
7th great-grandson of Matthieu Blanchan
5th great-grandson of Jean Bodine
6th great-grandson of Jean Crocheron
8th great-grandson of Richard Cooke
5th great-grandson of John Willcockson
7th great-grandson of George Boone I
6th great-grandson of Thomas Faulconer
9th great-grandson of Sir John Hawkins
FatherHenry Thomas Montfort2 b. Aug 4, 1820, d. before 1880
MotherMartha Jane Kesler2 b. Sep 13, 1826, d. Jun 1, 1912
Birthbetween 1863 and 1864Warren was born between 1863 and 1864 in Kentucky.3 
Marriage - no infoHe married Cora McGinnis. I have no information on the date and place of the marriage.2 
Death - no infoI have no information on the date and place of Warren Breckinridge's death.3 

Family

Cora McGinnis
(son) Census 1870July 16, 1870Dr Warren Breckinridge Montfort was listed as a member, son, of the household of Henry Thomas Montfort and Martha Jane Kesler in the 1870 Census on July 16, 1870 near Jacksonville, Shelby County, Kentucky. Other members of the household listed were Henry Thomas Montfort Jr, James Montfort, Thomas Hertell Montfort, Owen B Montfort, Julia Montfort and Nane Montfort.3
(son) Census 1880June 23, 1880Dr Warren Breckinridge Montfort was listed as a son in the household of Martha Jane Kesler in the 1880 Census on June 23, 1880 near Christianburg, Shelby County, Kentucky. Other members of the household listed were Nancy Virginia Montfort.4
Last EditedMay 22, 2010

Citations

  1. [S3929] Unknown author, Scroggins1-Cook File, p. 37.
  2. [S3971] World Wide Web, Genealogy of Charlie Cook, Charles Lowell Cook Jr, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=clowell,.
  3. [S11156] U.S. Census Kentucky 1870, Shelby County, Jacksonville Precinct.
  4. [S11157] U.S. Census Kentucky 1880, Shelby County, Christiansburg District.

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Jean Louise Kesler1

Female, #65430, b. June 2, 1925, d. February 8, 2006
Relationships5th cousin 1 time removed of Garril Louis Kueber Sr
6th great-granddaughter of Robert Jones
8th great-granddaughter of Jan Joosten van Meteren (John Van Meter)
9th great-granddaughter of Chretien Du Bois
9th great-granddaughter of Matthieu Blanchan
7th great-granddaughter of Jean Bodine
8th great-granddaughter of Jean Crocheron
10th great-granddaughter of Richard Cooke
11th great-granddaughter of Francis Miles
7th great-granddaughter of Lewis James
7th great-granddaughter of John Willcockson
9th great-granddaughter of George Boone I
8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Faulconer
11th great-granddaughter of Sir John Hawkins
FatherLouis Rodman Kesler1 b. Jul 5, 1896, d. Oct 10, 1980
MotherElsie Edith Whitman1 b. May 4, 1901, d. Aug 25, 1966
BirthJune 2, 1925Jean was born June 2, 1925 in Bagdad, Shelby County, Kentucky.2,3,1 
MarriageMarch 12, 1949She married Robert D Preston March 12, 1949 in an unknown place .4  
Death of MotherAugust 25, 1966Her mother, Elsie, died on August 25, 1966 in Shelby County, Kentucky.5 
Death of FatherOctober 10, 1980Her father, Louis, died on October 10, 1980 in VA Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.6,7,1 
DeathFebruary 8, 2006Jean died February 8, 2006 in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky at age 80.8,1  
BurialFebruary 11, 2006Her body was buried on February 11, 2006 in Bagdad Cemetery, Bagdad, Shelby County, Kentucky.8,1 

Family

Robert D Preston b. 2 Sep 1923, d. 30 Mar 2008
Children 1.Robert D Preston Jr14
 2.Timothy R Preston14
 3.Julia L Preston14
OccupationJean Louise Kesler's occupation was Teacher & produced the Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel with student cast in Kentucky School of Blind, Kentucky.8,1 
OccupationJean Louise Kesler's occupation was Orchestra Teacher & at one time had the largest string program in county schools at Leestown Junior High in Fayette County Schools, Fayette County, Kentucky.9,1 
OccupationJean Louise Kesler's occupation was Professional Singer & lead soprano for the KY Opera's inaugural season under Moritz Bomhard.8,1 
Note-Charlie CookShe Relation To Charlie Cook 4th Cousin once removed.10,1 
Note-Charlie CookShe Relation To Billye Violet Newton Cook 3rd Cousin.10,1 
HonorsJean's honors included Kentucky Colonel.8,1 
Biography Accomplished artist specializing in oil portraits & landscaping winning awards.8,1 
MembershipJean was a member KY Retired Teachers Association, Pueblo Art Club, Univ. of KY Alumni Assoc, KY Music Educators Assoc., American String Teachers Assoc, charter member of Spindletop Hall..8,1 
MembershipJean was a member Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority.8,1 
HobbiesShe's hobbies includedinclude Photography, genealogy, bridge.8,1 
(daughter) Census 1930April 11, 1930She was listed as a daughter in the household of Louis Rodman Kesler and Elsie Edith Whitman in the 1930 Census on April 11, 1930 in Christianburg, Shelby County, Kentucky.11
(daughter) Census 1940April 19, 1940She was listed as a daughter in the household of Louis Rodman Kesler and Elsie Edith Whitman in the 1940 Census on April 19, 1940 on Emiinence Road, District 2, Shelby County, Kentucky.12
Residenceabout 1953She resided at Box 73 Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, about 1953.13,1 
Last EditedNov 8, 2013

Citations

  1. [S3971] World Wide Web, Genealogy of Charlie Cook, Charles Lowell Cook Jr, this source may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=clowell,.
  2. [S3944] Unknown author, Descendancy Chart of John R Linn, p. 9.
  3. [S3935] Extract from the records of Charlie Cook, Pedigree Chart Charlie Cook's records may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=charliecook., of Jean L. Kesler.
  4. [S4923] World Wide Web, Find a Grave, this source may be viewed at www.findagrave.com,.
  5. [S13008] World Wide Web, Yesteryear's Footsteps, Phyllis Shackelford Hedges, this source may be viewed at source no longer on-line (was http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=pshcth),.
  6. [S559] Bagdad Cemetery, Shelby County, Kentucky.
  7. [S304] Ancestry.com Database, Kentucky Death Records,, Louis Kesler died October 10, 1980, age 84, in Fayette Co, residence Shelby Co, volume 49, certificate 24197, deathvol 80.
  8. [S4286] Extract from the records of Charlie Cook, Obituary Charlie Cook's records may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=charliecook., of Jean K. Preston.
  9. [S4286] Extract from the records of Charlie Cook, Obituary Charlie Cook's records may be viewed at http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=charliecook., of Jean K. Kesler.
  10. [S4340] Unknown author, Kinship Report, Family Tree Maker.
  11. [S14496] U.S. Census Kentucky 1930, Shelby County, District 5.
  12. [S14497] U.S. Census Kentucky 1940, Shelby County, District 2.
  13. [S3943] Unknown author, Descendants of Rachel Ann Miles (Branch 17), p. 14.
  14. [S14498] Obituary of Robert D Preston, Paintsville Herald.

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