Starting Sept. 5, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Casner Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Casnor/Casner - Gobble Marriage 1809
Posted by: Kenneth Kestner (ID *****3190) Date: May 25, 2006 at 19:59:38
In Reply to: Casnor/Casner - Gobble Marriage 1809 by Liz Freeman of 818

From what I can tell, there were three early Kestners ( Casners ) in Washington County/Smyth County.

John Kestner/Casnor, husband of Mary, and father of Henry, Leonard, and Jonas. His three children disappeared from the area in the early 1800s - I was told that at least one of them had moved to Tennessee.

John Kesner ( younger than the other John), husband of Rachel Weaver, and father of Elizabeth, Ward ( possibly John Ward) , Mary, Eleanor, David, Andrew, Charles Harden,
Christianna, Philip, John C., and Jane.

Philip Kestner,husband of Elizabeth( Merchant? ) is my ancestor. He is roughly ten years younger than the second John Kesner. There is speculation that John and Philip were brothers, but there is no proof. Philip's son, John M. Kestner was born somewhere in Maryland - but there are very few usable records from that time period.

If Philip and John were brothers, then I would speculate that the older John was an Uncle. ( there is no mention of any other children in the older John's Deeds in Smyth County ).

I was surprised when I found this forum - I didnt realize the Casner spelling had survived. I've seen Kesner, Kestner, and Kistner.







Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/casner/messages/720.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network