Wilson S. Weiser

Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilson S.

When Wilson S. Weiser was born in 1845, in Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, John E. Weiser, was 30 and his mother, Nancy House, was 25. He married Elizabeth A. Truby on 8 March 1864, in Putnam, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. He lived in Perry Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Wilson S. Weiser
Elizabeth A. Truby
Marriage: 8 March 1864

Spouse and Children

8 March 1864
Putnam, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John E. Weiser





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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 15

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for a wise man, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wīsen ‘to teach’. 2. variant of Weisser .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Wilson S Weiser in household of John E Weiser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wilson Wiser, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Wilson Wiser, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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