Menzor V Wiseman

Brief Life History of Menzor V

When Menzor V Wiseman was born on 23 May 1842, in Gainesville, Gainesville, Wyoming, New York, United States, his father, Orlando Wiseman, was 40 and his mother, Thankfull Parker, was 36. He married Sarah Ann Prentice on 23 November 1865, in Columbus, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in York, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 30 years. He died on 14 June 1895, in Early, Sac, Iowa, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Early Union Cemetery, Early, Sac, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Menzor V Wiseman
1842–1895
Sarah Ann Prentice
1850–1892
Marriage: 23 November 1865
Fred Elijah Wiseman
1866–1941
Effie Marie Wiseman
1868–1936
Florence Belle Wiseman
1871–1946
Adeline Laura "Addie" Wiseman
1873–1953
Myra Jane Wiseman
1875–1956
Leone Holmes Wiseman
1878–1920
Cheney Orla Wiseman
1880–1945
Lynn Prentice Wiseman
1882–1957
Earl Milton Wiseman
1886–1946
Ray Wiseman
1892–1892

Sources (31)

  • Monsen Wiseman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Menzor V. Wiseman - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 23 May 1842; Gainesville, Wyoming, New York, United States
  • Menzie Wiseman, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1851

Historical Boundaries: 1851: Sac, Iowa, United States

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English wise ‘wise, discreet’ (see Wise 1) + man, also wise-man ‘wise, thoughtful, rational, skilled, or intelligent person, a cunning man’ (Old English wīs + mann). The name may also have been used ironically.

Americanized form of German Weismann .

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

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