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Martin Rizer of Maryland and (West) Virginia,
his descendants


Kentucky locations

The Rizer's going into Kentucky went first to Bardstown in Nelson County, which is south of Louisville. Later part of the Nelson County family would move south to Logan Co., Kentucky.


In Nelson Co. was Jacob Rizer, Kentucky’s premier gunsmith.
He married Polly Linebaugh, and then Elizabeth McAchran. His children included:

Eliza Ann Rizer married to William Poor

Daniel Rizer (we need further details on him and his descendants)

Ellenora Rizer married to Rev. Sidney Smith McRoberts

Sophrona Rizer married to Peter Brown Muir


Philip Rizer was also in Nelson Co., Kentucky. He married Mary M. Quirk and then Agnes Tabitha Blanford. His children included:

Mary Rebecca Rizer married to James Medcalf (we need further details on this line)

Joseph M. Rizer married to Sarah Gray


The family members who moved to Logan Co., Kentucky from Nelson Co. were

Matthias Rizer married to Catherine Linebaugh, and his brother

Joshua Rizer married to Susanna Mathis


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