William C. Kiser

WILLIAM C. KISER, Sec. 12; P.O. Madison; born July 17, 1828, in Rockingham Co., Va.; has been a life-long farmer;

J.C. Kiser

J.C. KISER, farmer and stock-breeder, Sec. 2; P.O. Oregon; born July 26, 1818, in Rockingham Co., Va., removed with his parents to Ohio, fourteen years later; spent eight years near Dayton, one year in Logan Co., three years in Peru, Ind., and was then for five years in mercantile business in Millerstown, Ohio; in 1850, he went to California, and kept hotel on the Stockton and Sonora road; returned in 1852, and was in mercantile business in west Liberty, Ohio, until 1854, when he came to Wisconsin, and settled on the 300-acre farm; bought it of Dr. W.H. Fox, when an 80 was cultivated;