HENRY KISER, farmer, P. O. Tionesta, was born in Germany, April 23, 1836, a son of Frederick and Sophia (Klompermeyer)
Kiser, former of whom, a carpenter by trade, came to America in 1841, and died about three years after his arrival.
His widow afterward married Frederick Coapman, who came to America with her family in 1848, locating at Pittsburgh.
Conrad, the brother of Henry, enlisted at Pittsburgh, in the Mexican war, and has never since been heard from.
Henry Kiser was educated in Germany, and, after coming to America, found employment in McKee' s glass works for
three years. In 1851 he came to Forest county, Penn., and for several years followed lumbering, settling on his
present farm in 1866. He married, in 1858, Miss Martha, daughter of Nicholas Matha, of Green township, this county,
and they have reared nine children: Edward, in Green township; Catherine, wife of Archa Puffinberg, in Kingsley
township; Mary, wife of Oliver Laird, in Allegheny City, Penn., Annie, Eva, Emma, Harvey, Florence and Raphael.
Mr. Kiser is a Republican, and the family are members of the Lutheran Church.
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk and Forest,
With Biographical Selections.
J. H. Beers & Co., Publishers
Forest County, PA Biographies
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