Elizabeth Nancy Wise

1779–7 April 1845 (Age 66)
Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Nancy

When Elizabeth Nancy Wise was born in 1779, in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Wise, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Margaret Denmark, was 22. She married Solomon Groover on 29 November 1798, in Bulloch, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 7 April 1845, in Grooverville, Thomas, Georgia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Thomas, Georgia, United States.

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Solomon Groover
Elizabeth Nancy Wise
Marriage: 29 November 1798
Malachi Grover
Joshua Solomon Groover
William Groover
Josiah S. Groover
Mary Groover

Spouse and Children

29 November 1798
Bulloch, Georgia, United States


    Malachi Grover



    William Groover


    Josiah S. Groover


    Mary Groover


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 9

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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Find A Grave Memorial# 68034393 Elizabeth Wise Groover

Birth: 1779 Orangeburg County South Carolina, USA Death: Apr. 7, 1845 Thomas County Georgia, USA Family links: Parents: William Wise (1755 - 1816) Sarah Margaret Denmark Wise (1757 - 1821) …

Sources (3)

  • Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990; Bulloch County- William Wise Will
  • Georgia Probate Records, 1742-1990; Marriage records; p.185 -- Solomon Groover
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 68034393 Elizabeth Wise Groover

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