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John H Rizer
Posted by: Timothy Simpson (ID *****2817) Date: February 19, 2009 at 03:13:59
In Reply to: John H Rizer by Karl Miller of 214

This is not my family, but I looked at them for a distant cousin a few years ago. Could your Amelia Risser be the 10-year-old Amelia J Rizer living with Rezin & Catherine (Rizer) Barnes in 1850? These are my notes on the John H Rizer family -----

RIZER, JOHN H WI Richland 10/2/1854 Mineral Point 15871 WI2130__.118 "John H Rizer of Carroll County, Indiana"
ENW 20/ 10-N 1-W No 4th PM - 1831 MN/WI WI Richland
NWNE 20/ 10-N 1-W No 4th PM - 1831 MN/WI WI Richland 120 acres total

Bartholomew Co IN archives mg: Mary Elizabeth Berry/John H Rizer 23 March 1852
Bartholomew Co IN archives mg: John Rizer/Mary Elizabeth Berry 23 March 1852

History of Crawford and Richland Co WI 1884 -
John H Rizer b 10 Feb 1830 Pittsburg PA - to MD, to Tippecanoe Co IN; md on 23 March 1852 to Mary E Berry (b 2 Nov 1837 Warren Co OH); to Richland Co WI; ch: Marquis D, Lorena, Clara, and an adopted son, Willie.

1860 Index Richland Co WI, town of Dayton 118/865
John H Rizer 29 PA
Mary Rizer 23 OH
Alberttus Rizer 8 IN
Murquis Rizer 4 WI
Medora Rizer 1 WI

1870 Richland Co WI Town of Akan PO Boaz
547/69/69 2 Aug 1870
Rizer, John H 40 m w farmer 1500/685 PA cit
       Mary E 33 f w keeping house OH
       Marquis D 14 m w work at home WI sch
       Madora C 11 f w WI sch
       Lorena M 4 f w WI
       Clara 2 f w WI

1880 online (LDS familysearch transcription) Akan, Richland Co WI pg 4c
John H. RIYER Self M Male W 50 PENSYLVANIA Farmer MARYLAND MARYLAND
Mary E. RIYER Wife M Female W 42 OHIO Keeping House VIRGINIA OHIO
Marquis RIYER Son S Male W 23 WISCONSIN Laborer PENSYLVANIA OHIO
Lorena RIYER Dau S Female W 12 WISCONSIN At School PENSYLVANIA OHIO
Clara RIYER Dau S Female W 10 WISCONSIN At School PENSYLVANIA OHIO

1900 Berrien Co MI Benton Twp ed 57 sheet 2 - 4 June 1900 38/40
Reizer, John H head w m Feb 1830 70 md43y PA PA PA farmer yyy OMF
       Mary E wife w f Nov 1837 52 md43y 7ch/3 living OH VA PA

I checked and the Rootsweb message board for Berrien Co MI references Newspaper items which mention the deaths of:
Mary E Rizer, 11 March (1905), age 67
John H Rizer, June 1907, Civil War vet
Lorent (Lorena) Rizer Reischke, August 1911

Thompson's Viola Cemetery, Forest Twp, Richland Co WI:
Marquis D Rizer b 1856 d 1940 md on 15 Oct 1884 to Cora C Dobbs

"Marcus D Rizer" (Oct 1856 WI VA OH) is living in Vernon Co WI in 1900 Stark town, LaFarge Village; his is listed as Divorced, 2 sons living with him (Jewell & Elmer)






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