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Namon Kiser
and Thursa Sykes

Namon Kiser (aka Kizer) b 1 Jan 1822 Russell Co VA d 22 Jul 1901 Letcher Co KY; buried Beaver Dam Creek, Letcher Co KY, (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census); s/o Nimrod Kiser and Mary "Polly" Breeding. Namon Kiser m. about 1844 to Thursa Sykes b 1828 VA; buried Beaver Dam Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o John Sykes and Lydia Hargis. Children of Namon Kiser and Thursa Sykes;

1. Samuel Kiser b 1845; m. 1865 Letcher Co KY (by Minister A Craft witnessed by John Bentley and John Profitt) to Phoebe Jane Profitt b 1853; d/o John Profitt and Sarah Johnson?. Children of Samuel Kiser and Phoebe Jane Profitt; i. John Kiser b 5 May 1876 d 5 Oct 1876 ii. James Kiser b 1877; m. Manda E Unknown b 1882 iii. Namon Kiser b 27 Oct 1882 iv. Charles Kiser b 1884 Frederick Kiser b 1887 v. Samuel Kiser b 1891.

2. Mary "Polly" Ann Kiser b 1845 d 11 Apr 1859 Letcher Co KY of typhoid fever.

3. Elihu Kiser b 21 Nov 1846 Colson, Letcher Co KY d 29 Jul 1921 Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. 2 Feb 1866 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY to Clarenda Hall b 7 Jan 1850 Colson, Letcher Co KY d 3 Sept 1946; d/o James "One Eyed Jim" Hall and Sarah Johnson.

4. Celia Kiser b about 1849 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d Greenup Co KY; m. 27 Mar 1871 Letcher Co KY to Solomon Hughes

5. John Wesley Kiser b 2 May 1851 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d 21 Mar 1947 Greenup Co KY; m. 25 Dec 1879 to Elva E. Hartley. Child of John Kiser and Elva E Hartley;

i. Alberta Kiser b 5 May 1883 Greenup Co KY d 1 Sept 1987 Portsmouth, OH; m. William Smith. She had one son, name not known, who never married. They lived Portsmouth, Ohio, where Alberta taught piano lessons. After her husband died she moved for a time to Grays Branch, KY, to care for her aging parents. Alberta lived to age 104. She, William, and their son are buried the Portsmouth Cemetery.

6. Elizabeth Kiser b 27 Apr 1853 KY d 16 Jul 1933 Camp Branch, Letcher Co KY; buried Profitt Cemetery, Camp Branch, Letcher Co KY; m. 17 Feb 1870 to William Morgan Profitt; buried Profitt Cemetery Camp Branch, Letcher Co KY; s/o John Profitt and Sarah Mullins.

7. Samuel Kiser b 16 Aug 1855 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d 22 Sept 1917 Letcher Co KY; m. 4 Jul 1875 Letcher Co KY to Phoebe Jane Profitt d/o John Profitt and Sarah Roark.

8. Lettie Kiser b Dec 1857 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY; m. 20 Sept 1877 to Emory Taylor b Mar 1847 d 19 Sept 1929 Letcher Co KY; s/o William P Taylor and Edith Edie Allen Ashworth. Emory Taylor m. (1) to Lucretia Dykes. Emory Taylor and Lucretia Dykes had 9 children. Children of Emory Taylor and Letty Kiser; i. John Kiser b 21 Jul 1878 ii. Benjamin Franklin Kiser b 10 Dec 1879 d 1 Oct 1930; m. Julia Unknown b 25 Oct 1885 d 10 Mar 1952. iii. Namon Kiser b 1881 iv. Sarah Kiser b 1883 v. Silvin Kiser b 1884 vi. Tilghman Kiser b 1886 vii. Lula Kiser b 1888 Leonard Kiser b 1890 ix. Charlie Kiser b 1893 x. Blaine Kiser b 1896

9. Nimrod Kiser b about 1860 KY; buried Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY

10. Martha Kiser b 16 Jul 1862 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d Apr 17 1938; m. 1879 Letcher Co KY to Charles H Crase; s/o James Crase and Elizabeth Stallard. Martha Kiser m. 12 Mar 1917 to Alexander Elic Hall b 1 Dec 1865 Letcher Co KY d 6 Jun 1955 Knott Co KY; buried Baker Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; s/o Anthony Big Tony Hall and Dicy Childers. Alexander Elic Hall m. 9 Oct 1890 Letcher Co KY to Clerinda Hall b 8 Jun 1866 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jun 1914 Letcher Co KY; d/o John Hall and Cornelia Hall.

11. James T. Kiser b Jan 26, 1866 Beaver Dam, Letcher Co KY d Feb 1953; m. 15 Jun 1889 Letcher Co KY to America Lucas b about 1871; d/o Aaron Lucas and Eliza Vanover.

12. Cornelia Kiser b about 1867 Letcher Co KY; m. 15 Apr 1886 Letcher Co KY to Tilghman Howard "Doc" Mason. He was a surgeon in CSA Army, 64th Mounted Infantry. Cornelia applied for widow's pension Oct. 6, 1913 Letcher County, KY Application # 3281. Cornelia Kiser m. after 1905 to Clay Crase.

13. Dora Bell Kiser b 28 Jul 1874


1870 Letcher Co KY Census Precinct 3
66 66 Kizer Namon 48 M W Farmer 350 225 VA
66 66 Kizer Thursey 42 F W Keeping House VA
66 66 Kizer Selah 21 F W KY Can't write
66 66 Kizer John 19 M W KY At school
66 66 Kizer Samuel 14 M w KY At school Can't read/write
66 66 Kizer Letty 12 F W KY At school Can't read/write
66 66 Kizer Martha 8 F W KY
66 66 Kizer James 4 M W KY
66 66 Kizer Carnela 2 F W KY

67 67 Kizer Nimrod 43 M W Farmer 30 175 VA
67 67 Kizer Mary 40 F W Keeping House VA Can't read/write
67 67 Kizer Martha 18 F W KY Cant' read/write
67 67 Kizer James 15 M W KY " " "
67 67 Kizer Namon 14 M W KY " " "
67 67 Kizer Elijah 12 M W KY " " "
67 67 Kizer Joseph 11 M W KY " " "
67 67 Kizer Nancy 9 F W KY
67 67 Kizer Abraham M W KY
67 67 Kizer Thursey 6 F W KY
67 67 Kizer Alcy 5 F W KY
67 67 Kizer Susan 3 F W KY


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