Fred W Wise

June 1875–1900 (Age 24)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fred W

When Fred W Wise was born in June 1875, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Frederick Weiss, was 27 and his mother, Christianie Weisz, was 26. He married Margaret E Braden on 25 December 1898. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Blackford, Webster, Kentucky, United States in 1898 and Magisterial District 4 Caseyville, Union, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died in 1900, at the age of 25.

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Fred W Wise
Margaret E Braden
Marriage: 25 December 1898
Fred Curtis Wise

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25 December 1898


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

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.

Age 4

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.

Age 11

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a wise or learned person, or in some cases a nickname for someone suspected of being acquainted with the occult arts, from Middle English wise ‘wise’ (Old English wīs). This name has also absorbed Dutch Wijs, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, and possibly cognates in other languages.2 Americanized form of German and Jewish Weiss ‘white’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • F W Wise, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fredrick Weisz in household of Fredrick Weisz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Fred Wise, "New York State Census, 1905"

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