Wesley Scribner

Maleabout 1813–19 June 1894

Brief Life History of Wesley

When Wesley Scribner was born about 1813, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lewis Smith Scribner, was 49 and his mother, Susan Redden, was 34. He married Martha Patsy Jones in 1835, in Shelby, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Shelby, Illinois, United States for about 5 years and Flat Branch Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. In 1850, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as i was a farmer in Flat Branch Township, Shelby, Illinois, United States. He died on 19 June 1894, in Pleak, Shelby, Illinois, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Long Grove, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wesley Scribner
Martha Patsy Jones
Marriage: 1835
John M Scribner
Elizabeth Malissa Scribner
William Scribner
Suzanah Scribner
James Solomon Scribner
Samuel J Scribner
Edward Scribner

Sources (13)

  • Wesley Scribner, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Wesley SCRIBNER - Government record: birth: about 1813; Maury, Tennessee, United States
  • Wesley Scribner, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1835Shelby, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Illinois is the 21st state.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Shelby, Illinois, United States

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 23

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Scrivener . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

    History: The Scribner family that founded the American publishing house was established in America by one Benjamin Scrivener, who settled in Norwalk, CT, in 1680. The present form of the name was adopted after 1742. The firm was established in 1846 by Charles Scribner (1821–71), who was born in NY, where his father was established as a prosperous merchant.

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

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