John E. Kiess

M, (4 June 1877 - 24 June 1944)
     John E. Kiess was born on 4 June 1877 at Anthony Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Wilhelm Marshall Kiess and Sarah Ann Eckard. John E. Kiess married, at age 24, Emma Adaline Waltz, age 24, daughter of Simeon Waltz and Christina Heim, on Thursday, 16 January 1902 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.2 John E. Kiess died on 24 June 1944 at Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, at age 67 years and 20 days.3,1 He was buried on 28 June 1944 in the Wildwood Cemetery, located in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.3
     He was a carpenter and building contractor in 1918 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.
Last Edited=25 Sep 2009


  1. [S559] Carol (Taylor) Olson, "Report for the Descendants of Jacob F. Miller," supplied 25 February 2003 (6515 Marlo Way, Riverside, California 92506, USA; 951-788-4635). This report offers a full list of the primary and secondary sources consulted. p. 24.
  2. [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), p. 13.
  3. [S1] RD #3, Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, 17740 Zella E. Stabler and (570) 323-1954, Scrapbook of: newspaper clippings containing births, marriages and obituaries; Memorial Service Cards; and personal note (n.p.:, unknown publish date), Obituary.