- Born: 20 Sep 1828, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: William Rannels about 1855 in Lancaster Co., PA.
- Died: 4 Dec 1907, Manheim Borough, Lancaster Co., PA. at age 79
- Buried: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Lancaster Co., PA
Eliza's maiden name, Keyser, is taken from the 1933 death certificate of her daughter, Ella, while her maiden name, Kaiser, is taken from the 1948 death certificate of her daughter, Ada.
Note: The 1850 Federal Census for the 4th Election District part of Earl Township, Lancaster County, PA, page 261A, dated Sept 2, 1850 records Eliza Keiser (22 - PA) with her father, Leonard Keiser (49 - PA), and Sarah Keiser (38 - PA), George (15 - PA), and Leamon (1).
The 1860 Federal Census for New Holland Post Office, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA, page 89A, dated June 7, 1860 records Leonard Keizor (60) with his wife Sarah Keizor (53) and son Lemon Keizor (11). Leonard is employed as a Cigar Maker. On on side of Leonrad's family is John Rannels (75) with Henry Rannels (52) and Sarah Rutter (17) in that household. On the other side of Leonard's family is William Rannels (30 - Carpenter) with wife Eliza [Keizor - Leonard's daughter] (31) and children Emma (4) and William (2/12).
The 1870 Federal Census for New Holland & Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA, New Holland P. O., page 308B, dated August 3, 1870 records Leonard Keiser (69) with his wife Sarah Keiser (65) and son Lemon Keiser (25). Leonard is retired while Lemon is employed as a Segar (sic) [Cigar] Maker. Nearby is Levi Rannels and family. Leonard's daughter, Eliza, married into the Rannels family.
The 1880 Federal Census for New Holland & Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA, District 113, page 200B, dated June 4, 1880 records Leonard Keiser (69 - PA/PA/PA) living with his son, Lemuel Keiser (31 - PA/PA/PA), and his wife, C. Emma Keiser (23 - PA/PA/PA), and their son B. Frank Keiser (10/12 - August). Leonard is a Retired Weaver while Lemuel is a Segar (sic) Maker.
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963
Name: Leaman Keiser (widower)
Residence: New Holland, Earl Township, Lancaster Co., PA
Occupation: Cigar Mnfg [Manufacturing]
Birth Date: 5 Oct 1848
Birth Place: Earl Twp Lanc County, Pennsylvania
Death Date: 6 Jun 1924
Death Place: New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Cause of Death: Arterio Sclerosis
Burial: at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, New Holland, Lancaster Co., PA
Father Name: J Leonard Keiser
Father Birth Place: USA
Mother Name: Sarah Spong
Mother Birth Place: USA
Certificate Number: 61656
Informant: Robert F. Keiser of New Holland
Name: Eliza Keiser Reynolds
Birth: Sep. 20, 1828 - Pennsylvania
Death: Dec. 4, 1907 - Manheim, Lancaster Co., PA
Spouse: William Reynolds (1829 - 1914)
Burial: Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Manheim, Lancaster Co., PA
Created by: Bruce Speck
Record added: Oct 24, 2015
Eliza married William Rannels, son of John Rannels and Susanna Rhoads, about 1855 in Lancaster Co., PA. (William Rannels was born on 1 Oct 1829 in Earl Township, Lancaster Co. PA, died on 14 Mar 1914 in Manheim Borough, Lancaster Co., PA. and was buried on 18 Mar 1914 in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Lancaster Co., PA.) The cause of his death was Dilatation of the Heart.