I am posting this here while waiting for a Rister Forum to open up.Seeking info on John Jacob Rister b. 1812 SC;believe m. in GA-1833 (as Roister);bought land AL--1842 (as Rister);on census AR-1850 (as Roister);on census TX 1860 (as Rister).I know of descendants--all use Rister spelling.I know of probable siblings--most m. in GA.Possibility for his parents:George Rister, b. SC 10 Jan 1790d. 4 Jun 1832, + Mary Shannon, b. 24 May 1786 SCd. 12 Apr 1850. They were m. 27 Oct 1811 SC.Believe him to be the George Rister on census Edgefield Dist., SC 1820.Seeking confirmation on parents & siblings and info on prior family.