Kiser Family History & Genealogy
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Joseph Kiser and Sussanah Stacy (called Sukie) had 8 children: Joseph Jr., born 6 June 1782 in Russell County, VA, married Mary P. (Polly) Chilress, died 27 May 1869; Abednego born 1784 married Polly Jessee and died on active duty in Norfolk, VA, in the War of 1812 4 Oct. 1814; John born 8 Aug. 1786 married Nancy Long, died 15 April 1852; Nimrod born 1788married Mary Breeding and died 1828; Ephraim born 1790 married Mary (Polly) Southerland, died 11 Oct. 1885; Mary born 1794 married James Artrip; Sussanah born 1792 married Stephen Skeen, died 23 July 1860; Charles born 1796, married Nancy Laforce, died 3 June 1880.
Abednego and Polly Kiser had four children: Frances born Feb. 1805, married Abraham Childres and died 1887 in Carbo, Russell County, VA; Martha born Feb. 1807 and died in 1839; Noah born Feb. 1809, married Dicie (probably Boadecia) Thompson, died after 1850; and Elihu born Feb. 1811, married Jane (Jennie) Skeen and died Reeds Valley, Russell County, VA. Polly married a second time after Abednego died in the war, to James Chafin and had other children.
Elihu Kiser and Jane Skeen had 12 children: Abednego born 7 Sept. 1833 married Margaret L. Jessee in April 1850; Elizabeth born 9 June 1835, who married Noah Jessee 31 Jan. in Castlewood, Russell County, VA; Mary born 14 Feb. 1867, never married; Noah W. born 31 July 1839, married 1st Eveline Gent22 March 1860, 2nd Rosa Alderson and was a teacher in Tazwell County, VA; George L. born 15 Aug 1840, married Elizabeth Browning 9 Dec. 1858, lived in Reeds Valley, Russell County, VA and died in 1949; Martha born 16 May 1842, married John T. Candler 6 Dec. 1860; Jefferson J. born 31 Oct. 1844, married Catherine Gent; Nancy born 2 Dec. 1846, married James Candler and moved to Missouri; Frances born 6 March 1849 and died 15 Aug. 1853; Elihu born 3 March 1850, married Nannie B. Jessee: Archer born 13 July 1853 and died 22 Aug. 1864; Ladora Jane (called Jane)born 26 April 1855, married 1st John Million Combs (Little Bill) 26 Feb. 1874 and 2nd Fielding Combs (his brother) died 21 July 1942 - she is my great-grandmother through Nannie Combs who married Harrison Burns and had Minnie Bernard Burns later Burgess.
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