Enoch Risner

March 1839–about 1904 (Age 64)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Enoch

Enoch Risner was born in March 1839, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States as the son of Andrew J Risner and Elizabeth Carolina Brewer. He married Sarah Delilah Owens on 28 November 1861, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in District 4, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 13, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died about 1904, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Enoch Risner
1839–1904
Sarah Delilah Owens
1843–1884
Marriage: 28 November 1861
Matthew "Massey" Madison Logan Risner
1865–1937
George Washington Risner
1867–1940
Metima A. Mary Risner
1869–
Sarah F. Risner
1870–1949
Cicero Buchanan Risner
1872–1943
James Corbin Risner
1876–1927
Felix Noah Risner
1878–1954
James W. Risner
1880–
Enoch Alonzo Risner
1881–1938

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1861
Wayne, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Matthew "Massey" Madison Logan Risner

    Male1865–1937Male

    George Washington Risner

    Male1867–1940Male

    Metima A. Mary Risner

    Female1869–Female

    Sarah F. Risner

    Female1870–1949Female

    Cicero Buchanan Risner

    Male1872–1943Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew J Risner

    MaleMale

    Elizabeth Carolina Brewer

    Female1816–1862Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 7

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 23

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Variant of the German habitational name Reisner , or of German Riesner, an occupational name for a maker of veils and hoods, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German rīse ‘veil’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Enoch Risner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Enoch Risner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Enoch Risner, "United States Census, 1880"

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