Surname: Kersey

Ancestor Register of Esther Steelman Adams

A Genealogy of the Lake Family

A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!

Frank Kersey

1st Class Private, 166th Inf., 42nd Div., Co. A. Born in Wilson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Kersey. Entered the service May 26, 1918, at Bennettsville, S. C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Sevier, S. C. Transferred to Camp Upton. Sailed for France July 29, 1918. Gassed at Verdun. Fought at St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Somerance. Mustered out at Camp Jackson after returning to USA April 25, 1919.

Charlie F. Kersey

Corpl., E Troop, 2nd Div., 1st Cavalry Regt. Born in Wilson County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Kersey. Entered the service Sept. 18, 1913, at Charlotte, N.C. Was sent to Columbus and from there to Ft. Yellowstone. Mustered out at El Paso, April 23, 1919. Was in Mexico with Gen. Pershing. Served on the Mexican border, also in the Philippines. Was training troops for oversea duty.