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Rev William Wesley Kersh
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1840
Rankin County
Mississippi, USA
Death: May 16, 1908
Brandon
Rankin County
Mississippi, USA

William Wesley Kersh, son of John Kersh (1814-1901) and Mary Ann Rhodes (1818-1911) and brother of Daniel Green Rogers Kersh (1838-1906)was married three times and had 15 children.
The children of his first wife, JoAnna M Rhodes were Oliver John, William Daniel, and JoAnn Beulah Kersh who married Walter Barnett Smith. William's second marriage to Justiva Elizabeth Butler yielded five children, Ethelbert Barksdale, Sudie Auroaleigh, Jessie Butler, Aura Helen and Alma Justina. His third marriage was to Zeruah America Steed. They had an infant son who died at birth and Lula Elvy, Annie Elizabeth, Phillip Dilake, Henry Grady, Zeruah America and James Richard. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Kersh (1814 - 1901)
  Mary Ann Rhodes Kersh (1818 - 1911)
 
 Spouses:
  Zeruah America Steed Kersh (1861 - 1917)
  Joann M. Rhodes Kersh (1844 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  Joanna Beulah Kersh Smith (1872 - 1904)*
  Sudie Aurorales Kersh Permenter (1878 - 1952)*
  Lula Elvy Kersh Wiggins (1890 - 1957)*
  Annie Elizabeth Kersh (1892 - 1893)*
  Phillip Didlake Kersh (1894 - 1956)*
  Henry Grady Kersh (1896 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Renvy Elizabeth Kersh Wallace (1837 - 1933)*
  Daniel Green Rogers Kersh (1838 - 1906)*
  William Wesley Kersh (1840 - 1908)
  John Leonidas Kersh (1845 - 1910)*
  Jacob Elbert Kersh (1848 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Brandon Cemetery
Brandon
Rankin County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: David Tharp
Record added: Sep 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29657622
Rev William Wesley Kersh
Added by: David Tharp
 
Rev William Wesley Kersh
Added by: David Tharp
 
Rev William Wesley Kersh
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- John Rogers
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
Thank You For Your Service To The Confederacy. God Bless The South.
- Robert F. Rubel, SCV Camp 1937, Cleburne, Texas
 Added: Jan. 12, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Brave Confederate Soldier who Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 14, 2011
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