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Robert E. Wisser


Robert E. Wisser in 1920



Robert Emanuel. Wisser was born on 14 Apr 1897 in South Whitehall Township, PA [25] to Oliver F. Wisser and Amanda L. (Hammel) Wisser. He died on 20 Feb 1989 in Salisbury Township, PA.

He married Annie A. Smith, the daughter of Arnold Smith and Kate. (sister of Bertha Smith)

General Notes:

Robert Wisser lived in Macungle, PA in 1981 (James Wisser obit) Robert and James (brothers) married sisters.

Occupation was Farmer-LeHIgh Cnty, Owner/Op Newside General Store.

Social Security Number was 179-18-7800.


Robert Emanuel Wisser and Annie A. (Smith) Wisser had 8 children.





Robert E. Wisser, 91

Operated General Store In Newside 20 Years

February 21, 1989|The Morning Call

Robert E. Wisser, 91, formerly of Slatington R.1, died Monday in Leader Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of the late Annie A. (Smith) Wisser.

He owned and operated the former Newside General Store for 20 years until retiring in 1969. He previously was a farmer in the Lehigh Valley.

Born in South Whitehall Township, he was a son of the late Oliver F. and Amanda L. (Hammel) Wisser.

He was a member of Weisenberg Lutheran Church, New Tripoli R.2.

Survivors: Daughters, Dorothy, wife of Curtis Warmkessel, with whom he formerly resided, Mrs. Betty Peters and June, wife of Ronald Hunsicker, both of Slatington R.1, Pauline, wife of Wallace Schleicher of Slatington R.3, and Mrs. Ruth Greenawald of Schnecksville; son, Kenneth R. of Deltona Fla.; sisters, Mrs. Sevilla Seidel of Emmaus and Mrs. Beulah Weidner of Allentown; brother George of Trexlertown; 26 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by sons, Thomas F., and William O.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the church. Call 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Keller Funeral Home, 20 N. Church St., Fogelsville.







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






Starting on line 10: Oliver Wisser - head (38), Amanda L. - wife (38), Edwin J. - son (19), Cevilla - daughter (17), Mary - daughter (15), Robert E. - son (13), James J. - son (9), George W. - son (5), Buelah M. - daughter (7), Herbert Haas - hired man (19)

James Wisser 1910 Censsus

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Robert E. Wisser is listed on 1920 Census just after Oliver Wisser Family


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