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Location- GPS Coordinates: 38.8821000, - 85.7074000
W County Road 710 S
Commiskey, Jennings County, Indiana, 47227 USA
Everything on this page as close as I can get it to what was sent in and how it was sent in by E. Eileen Cox
*CURRENT OWNER OF LAND with KYSAR CEMETERY (as of Oct., 2015) - Margery Adams (deceased husband - Ira E. Adams) & her son- Dan M. Adams; 6915 S County Road 500 W, Commiskey, IN 47227-9646

Who is buried there: (seems to be 6 or 7 graves)

    1. Frederick KYSER/KYSAR (b. 1761, Berks Co PA; married - March 5, 1791, Jefferson Co, KY; d. after Jan. 20, 1841, Jennings Co, IN- last record alive was land deed dated Jan. 20 1841); *served in American Revolutionary War-militia (team & wagon were pressed into service in Sept 1780) in Virginia & Maryland; Pension Claim- R 6061; where lived: Berks Co PA, Montgomery/Frederick Co MD, Jefferson/Oldham/Fayette/Henry Co KY, Jennings Co IN; Findagrave memorial #21107703 * see photos
PLAQUE/Grave Markers- (bronze) "Frederick Kysar, PVT Continental Line Revolutionary War Indian War, 1761 - 1840"(*death date has since been updated to aft. Jan. 20, 1841) a bronze plaque was placed on Frederick's grave by Harold "Bussey" Kysar he was the relative that ordered/had his gravestone plaque made; had a memorial for placing the plaque on his grave -"... This spring (1989), his great-great-great grandson, Bussey Kysar, placed a bronze plaque, telling of his service, on his grave". (from - page 4 of 9)
(small marker) "Thomas 2nd Generation, Preston 3rd Generation, William H 4th Generation, Alfred 5th Generation all buried at Mt. Zion. Harold B 6th Generation and Charles D 7th Generation living at 1989 Pearl Marhanka"
SAR Application # 26430 by James Franklin Hopkins (application date- Aug. 1, 1914)

    2.Meriba/Mariba (Cornell/Cornwall/Cornwell) KYSER/KYSAR (b. abt. 1766, NY; d. May 1841, Jennings Co IN- *death date updated according to Coffee Creek Church Records; grave marker - post next to Frederick; (many spellings of her name found - Meriba, Mariba, Maribah, Mary Ann, Metibah) wife of Frederick; Findagrave memorial # 114555307 * see photos

    3.Rebecca (Hopkins) KYSER/KYSAR - (b. 1813, KY; d. 1843, Jennings Co IN); daughter-in-law of Frederick/Meriba and 1st wife of their son, Thomas Russell KYSER/KYSAR; Findagrave memorial #113828639 * see photos

    4.(not confirmed, but likely) Priscilla KYSER/KYSAR - (b. Nov. 14, 1831, Jennings Co IN; d. abt. 1832) died when infant/young, child of Rebecca (Hopkins) & Thomas Russell KYSER/KYSAR; info stating there is an infant/young child buried there; (*Priscilla is the only child not accounted for and assume that the child buried is Priscilla); see FindaGrave under mother, Rebecca Hopkins Kysar (above) * see photos

    5.(not confirmed, but likely) John KYSER/KYSAR-(B. abt. 1805, KY; d. bet. 1824-1830, Jennings Co IN); son of Frederick/Meriba; he died when young adult/teenager and likely he is also buried in family cemetery; * see photos under Frederick &Meriba- Findagrave (where roses placed)

    6.(not confirmed, but likely) Sarah/Sally KYSER/KYSAR-(b. abt. 1820, Jennings Co IN; d. bet. 1880-1890, Jennings Co, IN) daughter of Frederick/Meriba; Sarah was an invalid/cripple and never married & lived with her parents (Frederick/Meriba) until they died; then, she went to live with her brother/family, Thomas Russell Kyser/Kysar; * see photos under Frederick &Meriba- Findagrave (where roses placed)

    7.??? maybe Frederick KYSER/KYSAR JR.- (b. 1813, KY; d. bef. Aug. 1852, Jennings Co IN); son of Frederick/Meriba; ? Unknown ?? not confirmed if he is buried there or not; can't find him anywhere else & his Probate/Intestate records are in Jennings Co IN (court records dating 1852-1855); Findagrave has him buried/died in Howard Co, IN --- but no records to support that.
** Findagrave info - - **see "Brief Descendants Chart" & "Family Group Charts" & "Military- American Revol." of Frederick KYSER/KYSAR

For further info- contact R. Eileen Cox (4th gr-granddaughter of Frederick) at; her mother, Kathy KYSAR Howard, wrote the book- "Kysar Kin"

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