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1. Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN

Rock Worth KESTERSON 2

  • Born: 11 May 1895, Turin, Monona Co, IA 3
  • Marriage (1): Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN on 20 Nov 1920 in Fremont Co, IA 1
  • Died: 10 Jan 1955, Tabor, Fremont Co, A at age 59 4
  • Buried: Tabor Cem, Mills Co, IA 5

bullet  General Notes:

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Rock Worth Kesterson of Tabor, Fremont Co, IA; 22; b. May 11, 1895 at Turin, IA; laborer for T & R RR Co at Tabor, IA; mother was dependent upon him for support; single; claimed exemption from draft; medium height and build; brown hair and eyes.

1920 IA CENSUS, Fremont Co, Ross Twp, Tabor town: Rock Kesterson, 24, single, b. IA, father b. WI, mother b. IA, farmer. He was living with his widowed mother, Mary A. Kesterson, and a brother.

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Fremont Co, Tabor town: Rock Kesterson, 29, widowed. 7th grade education, father: Andrew Kesterson who was b. IA, mother: Mary Burnham(?) who was b. WI and married NE, engaged in agriculture, no religion. He was living with his mother and brother.

1930 IA CENSUS, Fremont Co, Ross Twp, Tabor town: Rock W. Kesterson, 35, married, 1st marriage age 22, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. WI, trapper, fur trapper.

SSDI: Rock Kesterson; b. May 11, 1895; d. Jan 1955; issued IA.

MILLS CO, IA CEMETERY DIRECTORY, Tabor Cemetery: Rock W. Kesterson; b. May 11, 1895; d. Jan 10, 1955; IA 3rd Co 13 Bn WWI.


Rock married Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN, daughter of Thomas Jefferson SHAMBLEN and Anna Eliza MERRILL, on 20 Nov 1920 in Fremont Co, IA.1 (Anna Eliza SHAMBLEN was born on 29 May 1899 in Deer Creek Twp, Mills Co, IA,6 died on 13 Aug 1974 in Seymour, Wayne Co, IA 2 and was buried in Waubonsie Cem, Mills Co, IA 2.)



1 One World Tree.

2 Kesterson Deaths - Rootsweb.

3 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

4 Social Security Death Index.

5 Mills Co, IA Cemeteries.

6 Mills Co, IA Birth Records.

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