Mark Schell

M, #1431, b. 22 September 1770, d. June 1845
FatherJohn Christian Schell
MotherMaria Elisabeth Petrie b. 1735, d. 1790
     Mark Schell was born on Saturday, 22 September 1770 at Schells Bush, New York, USA. He was baptized, Sunday, 7 October 1770 at Stone Arabia, Montgomery Co., New York, USA. Jacob Nicholas Kessler and Cordelia (?) Kessler witnessed the baptism. To read more on his early life including his capture by the Indians, please click here. He and Delila Casler were married on Wednesday, 9 October 1793 at Schells Bush, New York, USA. He was going from Lexington to his home, carrying a washboard under his arm and while crossing a creek, stepping from stone to stone, he slipped and fell on the washboard puncturing his side. During the resulting illness, his brother Henry (almost 75 years old) walked all the way from Ingersol to Sanilac county to visit his ailing brother. Mark died in June 1845 at Worth Twp., Sanilac Co., New York, USA, at age 74 years and 8 months. He was buried at the Bardwell Cemetery, Worth Twp., Sanilac Co., New York, USA.


Delila Casler d. b 1842