Alice M Wisner

1851–15 September 1881 (Age 30)
Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Alice M

When Alice M Wisner was born in 1851, in Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Anthony B Wisner, was 32 and her mother, Cynthia Casler, was 20. She lived in Baltimore Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1860. She died on 15 September 1881, in Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 30.

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Anthony B Wisner
Cynthia Casler
Mary Wisner
Sophia E. Wisner
Alice M Wisner
Eveline Wisner

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World Events (7)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 3

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Wissen, mostly in the Rhineland, for example near Siegen.2 North German: variant of Wischner.

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

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  • Alace Wisner in household of A B Wisner, "United States Census, 1860"

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