American Tree Starts

The start of Wisser trees in America


Wissers who will have their own page and archive of documents


Actual census records with Wissers


Any Wisser I find information on. Mostly pre-1950


Places to find information


Amanda L. (Hammel ) Wisser


Amanda Wisser in 1920

Amanda L. Hammel is the daughter of James Hammel and Lucy Gangewere. She was born Jun 1872 She died on 10 May 1941 in Alentown, PA .

Oliver F. Wisser and Amanda L. Hammel were married about. 23 Aug. 1890–1891 in Jordan, Lehigh, PA [6, 4]. They had 7 children.




Wisser Family in 1920- Front Row: Amanda L. (Hammel) Wisser, Beulah M. (Wisser) Weidner, George W. Wisser, Oliver F. Wisser
Top Row: Mary Wisser, James Jacob Wisser, Ed Wisser, Sevilla (Wisser) Seidel, Robert E. Wisser (Thanks to Bob Wisser for Photo)

The Wiser Family in 1920



Late 1950's James Wisser and (Beulah ?) at parents grave site. The three stones in froont look like Hammel graves which was Amanda's maiden name. (Picture from Iva Wisser slide collection)

James and Beulah Wisser at parents grave site

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This is the grave site of Oliver and Amanda Wisser

(image by: Bill Southham from

Grave of Oliver and Amanda Wisser




Census on 07 Jun 1880 in South Whitehall Township, PA (1880 Census).


Residence 1910 in South Whitehall, Lehigh, Pennsylvania [12].





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