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Capt Thomas J. Keyser
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1830
Page County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1907

C.S.A. Company D, 7th Virginia Cavalry;
Keyser's Company, Virginia Reserves

Born in Page County, Virginia, son of Colonel Andrew Keyser and Mary Emeline Brubaker. Married on October 22, 1850 to Elizabeth A. Shenk daughter of Susan A. Shenk whom appeared as bondsman on the marriage bond. The young couple moved to St. Louis, Missouri, probably joining his brother "John Will" in his Mechant business. By 1860 they had one daughter Emma. At the onset of the the Civil War Thomas returned home and joined the Confederate States Army. He enlisted first in Company D of the 7th Virginia Cavalry on September 8th of 1862 at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Described as being aged 21(?) years, 5'11", ruddy compexion, and dark eyes. Present on muster-roll November to December of 1862. He was acting Captian of The
Keyser's Company, Virginia Reserves. This was a boy's company ranging from 17 to 19 years of age. This company merged with another regiment later in the war. Post war he and his family went West. In 1880 they were living in Tualumme, California, Thomas was working as a Miner. At this time they had a daughter Anna L. and his wife Elizabeth was strickend with Consumption. By 1900 Elizabeth had passed and Thomas was working as a Timberman.
 
 
Burial:
Brumback Family Cemetery
Oak Hill (Page County)
Page County
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 04, 2007
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Capt Thomas J. Keyser
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Capt Thomas J. Keyser
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Captain Thomas J. Keyser is the brother of Mary Elizabeth Keyser Brumback--who is the mother of John Andrew Brumback. So Captain Thomas J. Keyser is the Uncle of John Andrew Brumback. I am an great-great-niece of Captain Thomas J. Keyser.
- Lynne Brumback Boppe
 Added: May. 8, 2013
 
 
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