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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