Jacob Kiess

M, (6 August 1811 - 30 May 1882)
     Jacob Kiess was born on 6 August 1811 at Blooming Grove, Hepburn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Christopher Kiess and Christina Sheets. Jacob Kiess has also been reported to have been born 6 August 1812 Blooming Grove, Hepburn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 He first married Katherine Rote in 1837.1 Jacob Kiess married a second time Catherine Delker in 1844 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 Jacob Kiess died on 30 May 1882 at Whetstone Township, Crawford County, Ohio, at age 70 years, 9 months and 24 days.1,2
     He became a widower at the age of 29 with the death of Katherine on 12 December 1840.2

Child of Jacob Kiess and Katherine Rote

Child of Jacob Kiess and Catherine Delker

Last Edited=19 Nov 2013


  1. [S35] Joseph H. McMinn, Blooming Grove - A History of the Congregation of German Dunkers who settled in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 1805 (Williamsport, Pennsylvania: n.pub., 1901), p. 49.
  2. [S2352] Harold (ZiepMeister) Bower Jr., Lycoming Kin and Kith, online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/50068086/ (Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, USA: page last updated 2013) viewed on 3 November 2013.