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On This Day in 1879

The Railroader's Daughter

130 Years Ago Today
June 27, 1879 – February 27, 1968

Carrie Nelia Kiser (Lilburn Hendricks, Andrew A., John C.) was one of ten children born to Reverend Lilburn Hendricks and Frances “Frankie” (Sutherland) Kiser. See post on June 10th for siblings.

Carrie, my 6th cousin, 2x removed, married Ephriam Mexico Kiser on July 4, 1899 in Russell County, Va. They were the parents of six children.

  1. Robert Lee Kiser
  2. Hazel Glenn Kiser
  3. Leatha May Kiser
  4. Clarence Mack Kiser
  5. Paul Wilson Kiser
  6. Thomas Clifton “Cliff” Kiser

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114 Years Ago Today
June 27, 1895

My great grand uncle, Solomon Lemuel Brooks (John Jeremiah, Constantanople, William) married Rosanna Amburgey. Uncle Sol was one of thirteen children born to John Jeremiah and Elizabeth “Betty” (Hill) Brooks. He and Aunt Rosa had three children that I know of, (1)Swanson, (2)Ezra, (3) Ester.

As recorded in PIONEER RECOLLECTIONS OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, by Hettie…

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Requested Brooks Family Pics

The Railroader's Daughter

BOYD, Andrew and Ciller Lester Boyd - parents of Nancy Boyd Brooks

BROOKS Aunt Malvie, Uncle Doc Cook, Maynard, Don, Ruth Armalda Vernon “Malvie” Brooks Cook 1880-1973 daughter of Wm Brooks (1858-1939) & Mary Sutherland Brooks

BROOKS Benjamin  & Haley Thacker Brooks son of John & Elizabeth Brooks BROOKS Benjamin (1864-1938) & Haley Thacker Brooks son of John (1812-1910) & Elizabeth Hill Brooks

BROOKS Betty Hill sife of John mother of Wm Brooks, Elizabeth “Betty” Hill (1824-1914) wife of John Brooks (my 2nd great grandparents)

BROOKS Charles AND Nancy Boyd son of John & Elizabeth Brooks Brooks, Charles (1853-1937) with wife Nancy Boyd. Charles is the son of John & Elizabeth Hill Brooks

BROOKS Charles Brooks Family Charles Brooks Family photo

BROOKS Charles Brooks with cane Charles Brooks

BROOKS Elizabeth Hill b. 1822 photo 1870 Elizabeth “Betty” Hill Brooks (1824-1914) photo about 1870

BROOKS Emily, Malvie, Rose Altha Daughters of Wm Brooks & Mary Sutherland Brooks. Altha – my grandmother

BROOKS James & Elizabeth Brooks & James Brooks son of John & Elizabeth B and dau of Ransom Br brother of John Br Brooks, James (b.1845) & wife Elizabeth. James is the son of John & Elizabeth Hill Brooks

BROOKS John 1812-1910 John Brooks (1812-1910)

BROOKS John Brooks, Jr John Brooks, Jr. (b. 1949) married Martha Boyd

BROOKS Joseph & Alverda Kiser Brooks son of John & Elizabeth Hill Brooks dau of Fullen & Matilda Sutherland Kiser Joseph Brooks (1862-1947) married Alverda Kiser. Joseph is the son of John & Elizabeth Hill Brooks

BROOKS May 1966 Hobert Ezekiel Brooks and Hattie Russell Bausell Br Hobert Ezekiel Brooks (1900-1971) with wife Hattie Russell Bausell (photo 1946)

BROOKS Rosa and Ellis Jessee Rose Belle Brooks (1888-1980) and husband Ellis Jessee. Daughter of…

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