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Quick Reference List of Russell County, Virginia Kisers

 

Keyser / Kiser - first generation - Charles (Carl Kayser) Keyser, (1702-1778) & Elizabeth Grossgloss, immigrated 1749 from Germany to Lancaster Co, Pa, aboard the "Patience", moved about 1765 to Frederick Co, Va. Frederick split into counties, their part became Dunsmore, then it became Shenandoah and now is Page. They lived near Luray, Virginia.

2nd Generation

Joseph Keyser / Kiser (1756-1818) married Susannah Stacy and they migrated to Washington Co, Va which became Russell County. They lived in the same place on the same patch of land all their lives. They are the progenators of our line there in Russell County. Most all their descendants spell their name Kiser. Their children were:

3rd Generation

1. Joseph Kiser, Jr., (1782-1869) married Mary "Polly" Childress
2, Abednego Kiser, (1784-1814) married Mary "Polly" Jessee. He was a Baptist Preacher.
3. John Kiser, (1786-1852) married Nancy Long
4. Nimrod Kiser, (1788-1828) married Mary "Polly" Breeding
5. Ephriam Kiser, (1790-1885) married Mary "Polly" Sutherland
6. Susannah Kiser, (1792-1860) married Stephen Sergeant Skeen
7. Mary "Polly" Kiser, (1794- ) married James Artrip
8. Charles Kiser, (1796-1880) married Nancy LaForce
9. Elizabeth Kiser, (1798- ) married Henry Hurst (not the same Henry Hurst who married Joseph Keyser / Kiser's sister Elizabeth. Most researchers get these two families confused. I wonder why!!!

4th Generation

1. Joseph Kiser, Jr. & Mary "Polly" Childress had:

(1) Warren Kiser (1808-1848) md Elizabeth Sutherland
(2) Margaret Elizabeth Kiser (1810- ) md John Hamon
(3) James "Bell Clapper Jim" Kiser (1812-1903) married Susan Sutherland
(4) Dicie Kiser (1814-1862) married James LaForce
(5) Ephriam Mayfield Kiser (1818-1904) married (1) Mary Irvin, (2) Jane Hicks
(6) Mary "Polly" Kiser(1819- ) married Henry Kiser
(7) Simeon Kiser (1820-before 1860) married Catherine Jessee
(8) Joseph Kiser (1822- ) married Elizabeth Smith
(9) Noah S. Kiser (1828-1884) married Rachel Kiser
(10) Abraham Kiser (1830-1920) married Mary "Pop" Counts
(11) Mahala Kiser (1833-1926) married Jessee Sutherland
(12) Matilda Kiser (1834- ) married Thomas T. Fields

2. Abednego Kiser (Abednego was a Baptist Minister) and Mary "Polly" Jessee had:

(1) Frances Kiser (1805-1887) married Abraham Childress
(2) Martha Kiser (1807-1839) married Joshua Counts
(3) Noah Kiser (1809- ) married Dicie Thompson (Noah was a Baptist Minister)
(4) Elihu Kiser (1811- ) married Jennie Skeen (Elihu was a Baptist Minister)

3. John Kiser and Nancy Long had:

(1) Joseph Kiser (1814- ), never married
(2) Andrew A. Kiser(1816-1905) married (1) Susannah Fuller, (2) Jane Dotson) Andrew A. was a noted Baptist Minister
(3) Elizabeth Kiser ( - ) married Stephen Stone
(4) Mary Kiser ( - ) married Peter Kelly
(5) Matilda Kiser (1820-1891) married William Patton Smith
(6) John "Jack" Kiser (1824- ) married (1) Margaret Kelly, (2) Nancy Williams
(7) Nancy Kiser (1826-1907) married James Kelly
(8) Margaret Kiser (1828- ) married Joel Ramsey
(9) Harvey G. Kiser (1830- ) married (1) Nancy Ramsey, (2) Nancy Amburgy, (3) Eliza Jane Amburgey
(10) Melvina Kiser (1832-1910) married Elihu Long
(11) Priscilla Kiser (1837- ) married Austin Dotson
(12) James D. "Black Jim" Kiser (1840- ) married Winnie Artrip
(13) Lafayette Kiser (1843- ) went west when young

4. Nimrod Kiser, Sr. and Mary "Polly" Breeding had:

(1) Elizabeth Kiser, (1815- ) never married
(2) Winnie Kiser ( - ) never married
(3) Gould Kiser ( - ) went to Kentucky when young, no information
(4) Washington Kiser (1820- ) never married
(5) Namon Kiser (1822-1919) married Thursa Sykes
(6) Nimrod Kiser, Jr (1824- ) married Mary Ann Sumner (my great grandparents)
(7) Martha Kiser (1826- ) married John Everage

5. Ephriam Kiser and Mary "Polly" Sutherland had

(1) Abednego Kiser (1817-1889) married Rebecca Counts. He was a Baptist Minister.
(2) John Kiser (1820-1886) married Sylvia Burchette
(3) Henry Kiser (1822-1908) married (1) Mary "Polly" Kiser, (2) Leah Duty
(4) Nimrod Kiser (1824- ) married Martha "Mattie" Childress
(5) James Marshall "Buck Jim" Kiser (1826- ) married Elizabeth "Betsy" Burchett
(6) Ephriam Kiser (1828-1862) never married
(7) Elijah Kiser (1830-1851) never married
(8) Joseph Kiser (1832-1899) married Margaret Kiser
(9) Rachel Kiser (1834-1936) maried Noah S. Kiser
(10) Elihu L. Kiser (1836-1904) married Mary "Polly" Anderson
(11) Jeptha Kiser (1838-1865) married Mary LaForce
(12) Daniel S. Kiser (1840-1906) married Patsey Kiser
(13) Noah Kiser (1842-1886) married Mary P. Kiser

6, Susannah Kiser and Stephen Sergeant Skeen had:

(1) John Skeen (1814- )
(2) James Skeen (1815- )
(3) Archibald Skeen (1816- )
(4) Henry Skeen (1817- )
(5) Mary "Polly" Skeen (1818- ) married Dos Bush
(6) Martha Ann "Patsy B." Skeen (1819-1857) married William L. Counts
(7) Margaret Skeen (1820-1900) married Isaac Counts
(8) Franklin Skeen (1822- ) maried Phoebe Garrett
(9) Joseph Skeen (1824- ) married (1) Mary Hamon, (2) Polly Garrett, (3) Matilda Casto
(10) Samuel Skeen (1825- )
(11) Stephen Skeen (1827- )
(12) Susan Skeen (1828- ) married Henry Dotson
(13) Elizabeth Skeen (1830- ) married (1) William Gilliam, (2) Ira Gilliam
(14) William Skeen (1831- ) never married
(15) Nancy Skeen (1833-1870) married Ira Gilliam
(16) Richard S. Skeen (1836-1861) married Mary Powers
(17) George Hoplkins Skeen (1837- )
(18) Sarah Jane Skeen (1839-1917) married (1) Martin Gilliam, (2) Stephen Ward

7. Mary "Polly" Kiser and James Artrip had:

(1) William Artrip (1811- ) married Mary Sutherland
(2) Susanna Artrip (1813-1878) married Elijah Breeding
(3) John Morgan Artrip (1814- ) married Mary "Polly" "Pop" Breeding
(4) James Artrip (1815-1878) married Sarah Smith
(5) Mary J. "Polly" Artrip (1816- ) married Henry Smith
(6) Elizabeth "Betsy" Artrip (1817-1901) married George Grizzel
(7) Joseph Artrip (1822- ) married Martha "Mattie" Owens
(8) Jasper Artrip (1823- ) married Mary Smith
(9) Nancy Jane Artrip (1824-1909) married Elam Grizzel
(10) Sarah "Sally" Artrip (1826- ) married James M. Smith
(11) Winnie Artrip (1829- ) married Stephen Rasnake
(12) Virginia Jane "Jennie" Artrip (1829-1911) married George Washington "Scribe" Smith
(13) James Harvey "Little Jim" Artrip (1833- ) married Rachel Breeding

8. Charles Kiser and Nancy LaForce had:

(1) Susanna Kiser (1819-died young)
(2) Sarah Kiser (1821- ) married John Franklin
(3) Joseph "Poka Joe" Kiser (1823- ) married Martha "Mattie" J. Hamon
(4) Martin Kiser (1825- ) married Polly Ferrell
(5) Chaney Kiser (1827-1900) married Alva Musick
(6) Charles Kiser, Jr. (1829- ) married Lucinda LaForce
(7) James "Poka Jim" Kiser (1831-1904) never married
(8) Mary "Polly" Kiser (1834- ) married Joseph LaForce
(9) Sindesta / Lindesta Kiser (1836- ) married charles Wyatt, no children
(10) Warren Kiser (1838-1844)
(11) Catherine Kiser (1841-1925) married James Laforce, no children
(12) Elizabeth Kiser (1844-1859)
(13) Elijah Kiser (1848- ) married Rebecca Kelly

9. Elizabeth Kiser and Henry Hurst (son of William Hurst) had

(1) William Hurst
(2) Daniel Hurst
This file submitted by Julie Voyles
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