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 Julia Amanda <I>Kistler</I> Kendall

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Julia Amanda Kistler Kendall

  • Birth 1 Jul 1861 Allen County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 1895 Allen County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Cedar, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 10502149

Julia Amanda Kistler was the oldest daughter of Michael J. and Esther Ann Van Dusen Kistler. Julia grew up on the Kistler homestead on the Allen and Dekalb County line.
As a teenager she worked for a family keeping house. She is the mother of Perry Alvin Kistler, Sr. She married Calvin Kendall on May 21, 1887 in Allen County, Indiana. She would have three more children in this marriage: Luella Kendall, Clarence Kendall and Rosa Virginia Kendall. Julia would become sick along with her youngest child Rosa with an unknown disease, possibly scarlet fever and she would die the day after Christmas. Her husband Calvin unable to take care of the children after Julia's death, placed them in an orphanage in Fort Wayne and left for Michigan. Her son Perry would live with his grandparents: Michael and Esther Kistler until he left to join the U. S. Navy.

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  • Added: 20 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10502149
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Julia Amanda Kistler Kendall (1 Jul 1861–26 Dec 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10502149, citing Cedar Creek Cemetery, Cedar, DeKalb County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by lk51t (contributor 46777087) .