Skip to main content

Schesser 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 — Box: MISC-11, Folder: MSS-0048
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...
Dates: 1907-1915