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Source:
History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio
Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co.
1884

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MARION KESINGER, superintendent and overseer of the banks of the Mohler & Kesinger mine, was born in Monroe County, Va., in 1845.  He was reared on a farm, receiving a common-school education.  He came to Jackson County, Ohio, in 1862, and in 1863 enlisted in Company F, One Hundred and Twenty-ninth Ohio Infantry.  He served six months, and on his return home enlisted in Company E, One Hundred and Seventy-third Ohio Infantry.  He participated in the battle of Nashville, Tenn., After his return home he was engaged by Mr. Mohler as bank boss of his mine, and held the position till the present firm was organized.  He was married in 1871 to Maggie, daughter of Beverly Keenan, of Jackson County.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 563
JOHN CHARLES KYLE, coal operator, Jackson, Ohio, was born at Youngstown, Mahoning Co., Ohio, June 12, 1855, a son of Alexander Stewart and Mary W. (Henderson) Kyle, his father a native of Ohio and his mother of Pennsylvania.  The latter died Feb. 20, 1866.  His parents were married at Hendersonville, Mercer Co., Pa., Jan. 25, 1842, and had a family of three children.  The subject of our sketch received a common-school education at Youngstown, and graduated from the Iron City Commercial College at Pittsburg, Pa.  In his younger days he was engaged in prospecting for coal, but in January, 1879, locating in Jackson, and has been operating in and mining coal.  Politically he is a Republican.  He was elected a member of the City Council in April, 1881.  He was married Dec. 25, 1879, to Mary Lee Fellows, of Youngstown, Ohio.  They have but one daughter - Mary RobertsMr. Kyle is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and belongs to Lodge No. 132, Jackson, Ohio.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 563

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