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The Hessler Family Tree

              John Hessler Family Tree from 1849 to now.
 
also visit the other branches of my family at:

The Karr Family  Web Page is at: 
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/8028/

and at    http://members.tripod.com/~KSKarr6/KarrFamilyTree.html
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The Hess Family Web Page is at: 
http://www.rootsweb.com/~inlake/hessdesc.txt 

The Erwin Hess Sr. Family Web Site 
http://members.tripod.com/~KSKarr6/HessFamilyindex-2.html     
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The Ingle Family Web Page is at:   Tripod
http://members.tripod.com/~KSKarr6/index.html

also Visit the Ingle Family Web Site by Mary Baker
http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/b/a/k/Mary-Baker/index.html

The Trapier and English Family Web Site  by Kathleen S. Karr & Mary Baker
http://members.tripod.com/~KSKarr6/TrapierandEnglishfamilyhtml 
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      Research by Kathleen S. Karr  E mail me at.    KSKarr6@aol.com     
              Added to web Sept 5, 1998   updated  May 18, 2014


1. John Hessler 1st (1849 - 1913) & wife  Kreszentia Graf 

	  2.  Centi Hessler (1879 - 9 May 1965) & Martin  Karr  Sr. Karr (11 Feb 1866 - 8 Jan 1924)

		  3.  Martin H. Karr* (30 Mar 1906 - 4 Dec 1990) & Lorraine Hess (28 Apr 1919 - 10 May 1986)

			      4. Kathleen Sandra Karr (6 Jun 1952 - )

			      4. Dennis Lee Karr (11 Jul 1947 -  March 16, 2014)

		  3.  Martin H. Karr* (30 Mar 1906 - 4 Dec 1990) & Opal Goodnight 

			      4. Unknown  ( Stillborn ) Karr (28 Oct 1932 - )

		  3.  John Karr II (7 May 1900 - 30 Mar 1982) & Rose Trinkle
 
			      4 . Carol Karr (1931 - ) & Don Keane (19 Nov 1927 - )

				       5. Michael Keane (1954 - 22 May 1987)

				       5. Mark Keane  & Linda Nelson 

					        6.  John Keane (1988 - )

					        6.  Ariel Keane (1990 - )

					        6.  Briana  E. Keane (28 Feb 1992 - )

					        6.  James Keane (19 May 1995 - )

				       5.  Paul Keane  & Patricia Culver 

					        6. Alexandra Keane (10 Feb 1993 - )

					        6. Grace Keane (1 Apr 1995 - )

					        6. Michael Keane (10 Oct 1997 - )

					        6. Camille Keane (10 Oct 1997 - )

			      4. Joan Karr  & Tom Richards Sr
 
				       5. Tom  K. Richards Jr (29 Nov 1956 - ) & Page Wolper (30 Jul 1963 - )

				       5. Robert  H. Richards (13 Mar 1959 - ) & Maggy Aston (26 Feb 1960 - )

					        6. Mary  Aston Richards (10 Feb 1997 - )

			      4. John Karr III (1 Apr 1938 - ) & Sharon Luther 

				       5. Jennifer Karr (1981 - )

			      4.Joseph  J. Karr (1934 - 1934)

		  3. Arthur Karr (1908 - 10 Apr 1994) & Mildred   (  Millie  ) Brydon ( - 1995)

			      4. Marlene Karr (1933 - ) & Victor Kotso (1927 - )

				       5.  Julie Kotso* (28 Oct 1960 - ) & Michael Kimberling
 
					        6.Mandy  M. Kimberling (11 Nov 1976 - )

				       5.  Julie Kotso* (28 Oct 1960 - ) & Mark Walker
 
				       5.  Brian Kotso (1961 - ) & Roberta Pandell 

				       5. Marianne Kotso (1965 - ) & David J. Abraham 

					        6. Kyle Abraham (1993 - )

					        6. Jason   Thomas Abraham (5 Dec 1995 - )

					        6.Allison Abraham (1998 - )

			      4. Nancy Karr (13 Dec 1938 - ) & Richard Zaffron 

				       5.  Peter Zaffron  & Anglia Figmond 

				       5.  Robert Zaffron 

		  3.  Bernard Karr* (23 Apr 1918 - 1995) & Lucille Theisen 

			      4.  Diane Karr  & Urban Bezan
 
				       5.  Jeffrey   ( Jeff  ) Bezan (1966 - ) & Joyce   Berenyi 

					        6. Rachel Bezan (1992 - )

					        6. Jeffrey Ryan  Francis (1986 - )

				       5.  Raymond  (  Ray  ) Bezan (1967 - ) & Jan Sedler 

				       5.  Greggory Bezan (1971 - )

		  3.  Bernard Karr* (23 Apr 1918 - 1995) & Lucille Defrenza
 
		  3.  Emma Karr (7 May 1899 - 5 Dec 1983)

		  3.  Walter Karr (26 May 1914 - 16 Sep 1994) & Mary Garr (1919 - )

			      4. Luanne Karr* (16 Oct 1943 - ) & Bruce Piper (30 Apr 1943 - )

				       5. Keith Piper 

				       5. Tim Piper 

			      4. Luanne Karr* (16 Oct 1943 - ) & Gary Wright
 
				       5.  Michelle Lynn Wright (23 Apr 1965 - ) & Tom Daniel Ruble (26 Mar 1962 - )

					      6. Stefanie  Lynn Ruble (25 Jun 1990 - )

				       5.Christine Ann Wright* (27 Nov 1967 - ) & Tom Johnson 

					      6.Julie  Christine Johnson (27 Nov 1986 - )

				       5. Christine Ann Wright* (27 Nov 1967 - ) & Alex Kepchar   3rd (9 Jun 1959 - )

					      6. Katherine  Elizabeth Kepchar (28 Jan 1991 - )

			      4.  Michael Karr (2 Mar 1948 - ) & Cathleen Meade
 
				       5.  Jason Karr (18 Nov 1982 - )

				       5.  Catrina Karr (1986 - )

				       5.  Bryan Karr (1988 - )

			      4.  James  (Jimmy) Karr (8 Oct 1960 - ) & Ann Krawczak
 
				       5. Jacob       Michael Karr (2 Jan 1998 - )
			
		  3. Martha Karr* (7 Jul 1903 - 29 Sep 1988) & Albert Lindholm (?  - Circa 1920)

		  3. Martha Karr* (7 Jul 1903 - 29 Sep 1988) & Joseph  ( Joe ) Brom (16 Apr 1899 - 8 Jan 1959)

			      4.  Janet    ( Ann ) Brom (1 Aug 1938 - ) & John Kaiser (27 Feb 1938 - )

				       5. Eric Kaiser (4 Sep 1966 - ) & Annie Wong 

				       5. Evan Kaiser  & Paula  Harmon
 
			      4.  Marilyn Brom (26 Apr 1943 - ) & Thomas Reed
 
				       5. Jennifer Reed (1 Oct 1969 - )

				       5. Justin Reed (3 Jul 1974 - )

		  3.  Joseph M. Karr (Circa 1900 - )

		  3.  Theresa Karr (?  - ? )

		  3.  Charles Karr (1911 - 21 May 1976)

	   2.  Emma Hessler  & Frank Ferlance 

		  3.  Elizabeth Ferlance  & Christ Gerodemos 

			      4. Christine Gerodemos  & John Valavanis
 
	   2.  Elizabeth Hessler 

	   2.  Theresa Hessler  & George Arnold 

	   2.  John Hessler  & Lillie Jewett 

		  3.  Herbert Hessler  & Alvina Kohles
 
			      4. Herbert Hessler Jr  & Catherine Sibley 

				        5.  Ronald Hessler
 
				        5.  Steven Hessler 

			      4. Kenneth Hessler  & Marilyn  Burbach
 
				        5.  Kurt Hessler 

				        5.  Kenneth Hessler 

				        5.  Cynthia Hessler 

		  3.  Frances Hessler  & Serge Sachs 

			      4.  John   P. Sachs  & Mary Sims 

				       5.  John  R. Sachs 

				       5.  Kathryn  M. Sachs
 
				       5.  Susan   F. Sachs 

				       5.  Christopher Sachs 



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History of the John Hessler family Dated 2000

By Kathleen Sandra Karr. ( E Mail to: KSKarr6@aol.com )

The Hessler Family started in Germany with John Hessler, and his wife Kreszentia Graf born in Germany. Cynthia Hessler's father, was John Hessler (born 1849 - died 1913). After coming to the United States, and settling in Illinois. He became the First Village President of West Hammond, Illinois in 1893. Which is now Calumet City, Illinois. John Hessler was married to, Kreszentia Graf, but she died in Germany. All five children, were put into an orphanage. Then John Hessler Immigrated, and settled in the United States. As the story goes, John Hessler came to the United States, and sent for each one of his children, one at a time. One of John Hessler daughters was Cynthia Hessler. Who met and married Martin Karr senior, here in Calumet City area. Martin Karr senior was born in the year 1866, in Saarbucken, Germany and died in Calumet City Illinois, Jan 8, 1924 from a accident at the age of 58, while cutting a tree in the Cemetery. When Martin died his youngest was Bernard age 6 and the oldest was Emma age 25 Martin Karr senior, had seven sons. Martin Herman Karr, Bernard, Walter, Arthur, Charles , John, and Joseph, who did not live long. Also he had 3 daughters, Martha, Emma, and Theresa who died about Two years old. Martin Herman Karr, who was my Father ! Was born March 30, 1906 in Calumet City, Ill. And lived 60 years of his 83 years, in Hammond, Indiana, with his second wife. Lorraine Hess and their two children, Dennis Lee karr, and Kathleen Sandra Karr. Martin Herman Karr, first wife was Opal Goodknight. They had one stillborn child, and they divorced in 1944. Lorraine Hess was born April 28, 1919 and Married Martin in 1946. She lived until May Tenth 1986. Her parents were Erwin Hess, and Viola Ingle. Lorraine Hess great Great, Grand father was Joseph Hess senior, the founder, of Hessville Indiana. And the town of Hessville Indiana, was named for Joseph Hess senior, in 1850. Joseph Hess senior, Immigrated from Alsace Lorraine, a region of France. He was the first white settler, in the lake county region of Indiana. Dennis and Kathleen Karr have never married