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Subject: KISSELL - Warrick County, IN
Author: James Watson
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2004
Classification: Query

Interested in any information pertaining to Henry Kissel born 1830. Believe he may have been born in Bavaria, Germany. He died 1870 Booneville, Warrick County, IN Parents and immediate other family members unknown. Believe his parents were from Damstadt, Germany. He married Sarah Marts 7/9/1856 Booneville, In. Sarah was the daughter of James Jacob Marts and Sarah Williams. She was born 4/15/1837 Warrick County, In. Believe she died about 1870 possibly in Tn. Both of her parents from Kentucky. Henry and Sarah Kissel had the following children.

Benjamin Kissell born about 1857 in Indiana. He married Martha E. Durham 5/18/1879 Lauderdale County, Tn. He also married Emma Hobbs. No information on Emma Hobbs’ or Martha Durham’s family. Benjamin and Martha had the following children: (1) Fredrick born about 1880 in TN (2) Lemohan ? , believed to have married (Freeman). Benjamin and Emma had the following child: Ewing B. born 12/09/1888 and died 3/30/1957. He married Eara F ( ? ) No other information known.

Lora Kissell born about 1861 in Indiana She married F.E. Hutcherson 7/7/1880 Lauderdale County, Tn. No information on their children or his family.

Jacob Kissell born about 1863 in Indiana. He married Mary Bell. His nick name was “Jake”. He lived in Tyler, Mo in 1946. Jacob and Mary had the following children: (1)Bertha. She married Pittman Swims. (2)Ethle born 1866. She married Frank Fulkerson. No other children or information known.

Eliza Kissell born about 1866 in Indiana. No information known.

Harmon Allen Kissell born 4/11/1869 Rockford, In. died 8/31/1946 Lauderdale County, Tn. He married Ettie Clara Forsyth. She was born 12/25/1873 Dyersburg, Tn. And died 11/20/1950 Lauderdale County, Tn. Ettie Clara Forsyth was the daughter of Scott Allen Forsyth and Lucinda Brackin. Harmon Allen and Ettie Clara Kissell had the following children: (1)Daisy Violet Kissell born 8/12/1904 Barr, Lauderdale County, Tn died 11/14/1986 Memphis, Tn. She married three times: William Ancle Watson , John Aubrey Burroughs, and Otto McCleallan. (2) Harmon Allen Kissell Jr… he married Clara Thelma Lorrine (3) Nora Viola Kissell born 9/24/1900 died 10/22/1985. Nora married James Panky and Edward Tucker. No other information known..

Phillip Kissell born about 1871 in Indiana and died 1952 Lauderdale County, Tn.

My Grandmother was Daisy Violet Kissell Watson. My father was Harmon D. Watson. He was the only child of Daisy and William Ancle Watson born 9/16/1985 Senath, Mo died 10/10/1975 Kennett, Mo. Daisy and Ancle were living in Tomato, Arkansas when my father was born 8/4/1920. He died 1/15/1985 in Harlington, Tx while on vacation. He was buried in Veterans Cemetery of Memphis, Tn. He only married once. He married my mother Cora Estelle Hardy born 11/22/1924 Hales Point, Lauderdale County, Tn. They had three children, Margaret Ann Watson, James Willaim Watson, and Polly Ann Watson. Cora Estelle Hardy was the daughter of James Claud Hardy and Wilhela Sutton.