I am here to tell you that I have information in regards to your November 16th of 2000 - 13:40:17 posting on our Kier Family Genealogy Forum.
Andrew and Mary Mathis Kier were my Mother's very 1st Ancestors.Her name is Rosamond (Rose)Alberta Kier-Bolter and she is the 5th Generation.I, Shirley Helen Bolter-Baker, am the 6th Generation.
I have a 400+Page Genealogy Book titled "The Andrew Kier Family History" starting back in the year of 1785 through 1978, which was first started by Gordon Kier and finished by my 2nd Cousin Paul E. Kier and his Wife Della, before he passed away here in Long Beach, California.
Louisa Kier (5) and her Husband John W. Bernard are listed on Page #274 - 277 in my Book.
Her Brothers and Sisters are listed below:
They were: #1 -- Elizabeth M. Kier (5) married to Benjamin Surber #2 -- Nancy Kier (5) married to Joseph Stout #3 -- Catherine Kier (5) married to John Wesley Pullem #4 -- Francis Marion Kier (5) married to Mary E. Terrell #5 -- Martha Kier (5) she died 3 days after her Birth #6 -- Louisa Kier (5) married to John W. Bernard #7 -- Eliza Jane Kier (5) she never married
Their Parents were Matthias Kier (4) and Jane Bell, they were 1st Cousins.
Matthias re-married Mrs. Elizabeth Winkle Swartz after her 1st Husband died.
ALL of the children of each named persons are also listed in my Genealogy Book.
I am "Quite Proud" of my Book and if you are interested in purchasing a Copy of it, please e-mail me at Bolterbaker5330@aol.com.