Gorrell Clinton Kiser Sr.

3 September 1901–29 May 1964 (Age 62)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Gorrell Clinton

When Gorrell Clinton Kiser Sr. was born on 3 September 1901, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edwin Lehman Kiser, was 31 and his mother, Mary Cornelia Cromer, was 24. He married Mattie V Johnson on 6 May 1922. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Winston Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Middle Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 29 May 1964, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Walkertown, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gorrell Clinton Kiser Sr.
Mattie V Johnson
Marriage: 6 May 1922
Curtis Lehman Kiser
Gorrell Clinton Kiser Jr
Denson Spease Kiser
Melvin Gray Kiser Sr

Spouse and Children

6 May 1922


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Cornelia Cromer




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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Dutch: see Keyser .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gossell C Kiser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gorrell C Kiser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ganell C Kiser in household of Lehman Kiser, "United States Census, 1910"

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