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Schesser family

 Family

The Schesser family lived in Prairie View, Kansas. Socrates Schesser who was born in April 1873. He married Paulina Louise Gunther and had five children: Arthur E., Guy C., Orland D., Gertie, and Roy. Socrates was a farmer and blacksmith.

From information provided by the seller.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Schesser Family Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-0048
Content Description

The Schesser family papers include a diary kept by patriarch Socrates Schesser in 1915 and an autograph book belonging to son Roy Schesser from 1907. The autograph book was made in Germany and features a child on the colorful front.

The following partial transcription of diary entries was provided by the seller:

In the front of the diary you'll find this written

"This book was bought of Mont Gomery Ward and Co. Kansas City. The record of each day's events heren are ...