Simon Kiess

M, (18 May 1851 - 13 March 1925)
     Simon Kiess was born on 18 May 1851 at Anthony Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of John Kiess and Mary Marquardt. Simon Kiess has also been reported to have been born 18 May 1852. He married Elizabeth A. Smith, daughter of John Smith and Mary B. Marshall, circa 1874.2 Simon Kiess died on 13 March 1925 at Larryville, Piatt Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 73 years, 9 months and 23 days.2 He was buried in the Saint John's Chapel Cemetery, located in Anthony Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Children of Simon Kiess and Elizabeth A. Smith

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  1. [S21] Watson Kiess, History of the Kiess Family, Who Came From Germany and Settled In Pennsylvania In The Early 1800's (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania:, 1957), pp. 8 and 21.
  2. [S21] Watson Kiess, History of the Kiess Family, p. 21.
  3. [S608] Margaret Gohl obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, January 1972. The original article was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Zella (Lovell) Stabler (1916- ). Viewed at her home, RD #3, Box 156 (now Jobs Run Road), Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania in October of 1994, by Kevin Sholder. Zella Elvira Lovell, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA.