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James Andrew Kesgard (Kjaersgaard) Family group Sheet

Contributed by Darlene Christison Mingus,
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Family Group Record
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Husband: James Andrew Kesgard\Kjaersgaard
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      Birth: 11 Mar 1878    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1880          Payette Valley, Idaho                  
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., 152 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
        Misc: 1918          Built Kesgard Ranch on Payette River    
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
        Misc: 1920          Hawley's History of Idaho              
      Census: 1930          Emmett, Gem Co., 122 Bramwell Precinct, 
      Death: 28 Sep 1940    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 1 Oct 1940    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
    Marriage: 25 Jul 1901    Boise, Ada Co., Idaho                  
      Father: Christen Andersen Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard (b 17 May 1824)
      Mother: Karen (Christensdater) Christena Bindrup (b 30 Dec 1836)
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Wife: Mary Elizabeth Gardner
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      Birth: 18 Apr 1877    Centerville, Boise Co., Idaho          
      Census: 1880          Centerville, Boise Co., Idaho Territory 
Immigration: 1882          Emmett, Gem Co, Idaho                  
  Education: bef 1892      St. Teresa's Academy                    
        Misc: 15 Nov 1892    Received teacher's certificate          
  Occupation: bet 1893-1900  Teacher at Jackknife School            
        Note: Feb 1899      Taken from a school book from Jacknife S
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho FHC #
  Occupation: 1900          School teacher                          
      Death: 4 Feb 1949    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: abt 8 Feb 1949 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
    Picture:                Jacknife Schools #1 & #2                
    Picture:                Jacknife School                        
      Father: George F. Gardner (b 3 Jul 1843)
      Mother: Julia McAuliffe (McCullough) (b 8 Feb 1838)
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Children
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1 M George Chester Kesgard
      Birth: 12 Aug 1902    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
      Death: 27 May 1967    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 31 May 1967    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Mary Ellen Holman (m 18 Apr 1927)                      
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2 F Frances Catherine Kesgard
      Birth: 12 Jan 1904    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
    Baptism: aft 12 Jan 1904Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
        Misc: 1920          Hawley's History of Idaho  Vol. 111.    
    Picture: 1925          Taught at Laural School before she marri
  Occupation: bet 1927-1979  School Teacher-Jacknife School          
    Picture: 1945          Mom taught at Stack Rock School above Bo
    Picture: 1946          Taught at White Cross School            
      Death: 13 Sep 1979    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 17 Sep 1979    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
        Misc:                Idaho Pioneer Certificate #291-Christen 
  Education:                College of Idaho                        
    Tax List:                                                        
    Picture:                Taught at Letha                        
      Spouse: John Jackson Christison (m 19 Nov 1927)                
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3 M James Michael Kesgard
      Birth: 11 Oct 1906    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
  Emigration: 1941          Emmett, Idaho to Palo Alto, California  
      Death: 12 Nov 1963    Santa Cruz, California                  
      Burial:                Santa Cruz, California                  
      Spouse: Clara Elsie Holman (m 29 Nov 1934)                    
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4 M David Christian (Denny) Kesgard
      Birth: 13 Feb 1908    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
        Misc: abt 1980      Idaho Pioneer Certificate #153-Christen 
      Death: 30 Jan 1990    Veteran's Hospital-Boise, Idaho        
      Burial: 3 Feb 1990    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Pearl Evelyn Erickson (m 14 Feb 1934)                  
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5 M Raymond Vincent Kesgard
      Birth: 30 Apr 1912    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
      Death: 21 May 1968    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 24 May 1968    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Erma Marie Merritt (m 27 Jun 1937)                    
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6 F Margaret Mary Kesgard
      Birth: 12 May 1915    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
      Death: 4 Jun 2004    Boise, Ada Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: aft 4 Jun 2004 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Stanford Alvin Kilgore (m 24 Sep 1945)                
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7 F Marjorie Ann (Billie) Kesgard
      Birth: 24 Dec 1918    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
      Death: 9 Oct 1995    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 13 Oct 1995    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Harry Haig Howell (m 20 Aug 1935)                      
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Prepared 20 Apr 2012 by:
Darlene Mingus




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FAMILY NOTES
Marriage(1,2): 

HUSBAND NOTES: James Andrew Kesgard\Kjaersgaard
Birth(3): 
Census(4): 
Census(5): 
Census(6): 
Misc(3): 
Census(7): 
Misc(8): 
Census(9): 
Death(3): 
Burial(10,11): 
General(7,12): 

WIFE NOTES: Mary Elizabeth Gardner
Birth(3): 
Census(13): 
Immigration(14): 
Education(14): 
Misc(15): 
Occupation(3): 
Note(16): 
Census(17): 
Occupation(17): 
Death(14): 
Burial(18,19): 
Picture(20): 
Picture(20): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: George Chester Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(21): 
Census(7): 
Death(3): 
Burial(19): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: Frances Catherine Kesgard
Birth(22): 
Baptism(23): 
Census(21): 
Census(7): 
Misc(24): 
Picture(20): 
Occupation(25): 
Picture(26): 
Picture(20): 
Death(22): 
Burial(22): 
Misc(27): 
Education(22): 
Picture(20): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: James Michael Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(21): 
Census(7): 
Emigration(3): 
Death(3): 
Burial(14): 
General(12): Jim's wife, Clara Holman and George's wife, Ellen are sisters.
Jim, Clara, Sharon and Sandy lived in Palo Alto, CA also.

CHILD NOTES: David Christian (Denny) Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(21): 
Census(7): 
Misc(27): 
Death(22): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: Raymond Vincent Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(7): 
Death(22): 
Burial(22): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: Margaret Mary Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(7): 
Death(22): 
Burial(22): 
General(12): 

CHILD NOTES: Marjorie Ann (Billie) Kesgard
Birth(3): 
Census(7): 
Death(3): 
Burial(22): 
General(12): 

SOURCES
1.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Catholic Chancery Records of Idaho Master Index, 
Christisons p.40  & Kesgards p.79. (Baptism,  Burial, Communion, Confirmation & 
Marriage Records).  Bpt, Com, Conf, and Magr Rec-James A. Kesgard-Book 014, p.45,  line 3.
Ida, Ada Co., Mar, Abst. 1888-197-James and Mary, Book 4, p.337.
2.  Idaho, Ada County, Marriage Abstracts and Records 1888-1897. 979.6A1ve5.
3.  Family members.
4.  Idaho Territory Federal Population and Mortality Schedule 1880. 979.6X2p1880. 
Payette Valley.  Chris A. Kesgard  p.122, #103.
5.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.
6.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Idaho.
7.  Census: 1920 Gem Co., Idaho.
8.  1920 Hawley's History of Idaho, Vol. 111. 979.6H2hj.  James Andrew Kesgard and family, pp.702-703.
9.  Census: 1930 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho.
10.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Catholic Chancery Records of Idaho Master Index, 
Christisons p.40  & Kesgards p.79. (Baptism,  Burial, Communion, Confirmation & 
Marriage Records).
11.  Idaho, Gem County, Cemetery Records. 979.6V22lg.  James A. Book 078, p.3, line 8.
12.  GEDCOM file imported on 3 Nov 2000.
13.  Census: 1880 Centerville, Boise Co., Idaho p. 319.
14.  Obituary.
15.  Newspaper Article.
16.  Copy.
17.  1900 Census, Canyon County, Emmett Precinct, Idaho. FHC #1240232, p.238A, 
#48-George, Julia, and Mary Gardner. Also has Clayton and Douglas Knox and 
William Parrish.
18.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Catholic Chancery Records of Idaho Master Index, 
Christisons p.40  & Kesgards p.79. (Baptism,  Burial, Communion, Confirmation & 
Marriage Records).  Mary E.- Book 078, p.6, line 3.
19.  Idaho, Gem County, Cemetery Records. 979.6V22lg.
20.  Picture.
21.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Idaho.
22.  Personal knowledge.
23.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Catholic Chancery Records of Idaho Master Index, 
Christisons p.40  & Kesgards p.79. (Baptism,  Burial, Communion, Confirmation & 
Marriage Records).  Frances (baptism) Book 140, p.5, line 6.
24.  History of Idaho. Hawley 11. 979.6H2hj. V2.  History of James Andrew Kesgard and family, pp.702-703.
25.  Personal knowledge.  Laural (year before she married)l, Stack Rock, White Cross, Five or Seven Mile 
in Boise, Vanderdasson, Letha, Brick and Hannah schools in Emmett.
26.  Picture.  Mom said it was 1945.
27.  Idaho Pioneer Certificate from the Idaho State Historical Society proving you 
are a descendant of a relative who lived in Idaho prior to 1890.



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