“Embracing Our Roots To Enrich The Future”

The 276th anniversary of the Risser family arriving in North America will be celebrated on June 13th at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.  Our Reunion is held just every ten years so seize the opportunity!  We hope you will be able to attend.



This is the website for the Risser Family and their Canadian Cousins, the Reesors.

In 1739, Peter Risser landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The original Risser homestead farm was completed in 1811 in Elizabethtown, PA. Nearly 300 years later, the direct descendants of Peter Risser and his 10 children have spread around world. The highest concentration of Risser cousins are in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Markham, Canada.