Kirkwood Township of Belmont County Ohio. .. I am seeking information on John Kaiser, Recipient of The Congressional Medal of Honor for his service in "The War of the Rebellion", or "The War of Northern Aggression". Blurb in History of Belmont County says that he was born ___ in Germany. .. John Kaiser married Everline (sic) White 21 Dec 1854 at Belmont County according to IGI. .. Cemetary reading of Hendrysburg Cemetary in Kirkwood Township gives.. Kaiser, John1829-1902 wife Evaline1836-1917 Kaiser John W.1860-1950 wife Elizabeth E.1863--1930 .. Cemetary reading of Bridgeport or Weeks Cemetary gives, Kaiser, Joseph1852-1932 wife Frederika1852-1906 .. Cemetary reading of Salem M.E. Cemetary in Kirkwood Township gives.. Kaiser, James1857-1952 wife Mary1855-1933. .. This last would be the James Kaiser who married Mary Ellen Ball, born 28 Dec 1855 to Gustaveus Ball and Elizabeth Foreman. .. John Ball had settled on section 16 of Kirkwood Township in 1811. James Kaiser appears to have taken over the Ball Family farm. .. James Kaiser and Mary Ellen Ball Kaiser had a daughter Forest Delores Kaiser born 27 Aug 1882 in Kirkwood Township. She married Elias William Sudduth and died 09 Jul 1959 in Fairview, Ohio. .. She spent her entire life in Kirkwood Township of Belmont County, and she was my Great-grandmother.
This branch of the Kaiser Famiy appears to have remained true to the "Kaiser" spelling of the surname, as noted on the tombstone records. .. I have made some contact with Kaiser descendants still in the area, Denver Kaiser and Ralph Kaiser, but they don't seem to recall much. .. Any and all help on this branch of the Kaiser Family in Belmont County, and also the Ball Family would be much appreciated.Where exactly were this Kaiser family before 1882 ?