1845–1922

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 12, 1845, In­di­a­na Coun­ty, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Died: March 2, 1922, Blairs­ville, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: Blairs­ville Ce­me­te­ry, Blairs­ville, Penn­syl­van­ia.

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Biography

John was the son of Jo­seph Wal­beck Kis­sing­er and Eliz­a­beth Schott, and hus­band of Eliz­a­beth M. Wake­field.

He served on the first coun­cil of St. John’s Lu­ther­an Church in New Flor­ence, Penn­syl­van­ia, when the church was found­ed in 1873. He was still in New Flor­ence in 1881, ac­cord­ing to a de­di­ca­tion in New Sab­bath Carols, by R. B. Ma­haf­fey.

He taught mu­sic in ad­di­tion to com­pos­ing.

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