Sarah Elizabeth Wise

10 January 1849–
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Wise was born on 10 January 1849, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Douglas Wise, was 32 and her mother, Laura May, was 27. She married John B. Learock on 11 June 1865, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1849.

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John B. Learock
Sarah Elizabeth Wise
Marriage: 11 June 1865

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  • Marriage
    11 June 1865Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 32
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a wise or learned person, from Middle English wise, wisse ‘wise’ (Old English wīs). This name has also absorbed Dutch Wijs and De Wijs, a nickname meaning ‘(the) wise’, and possibly cognates in other languages.English: topographic name for someone who lived by the withies or willows, from Middle English withi, Old English wīthig ‘withy, willow’.Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Weiss ‘white’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Sarah Elizabeth Wise, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Sarah E. Wise, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Sarah E. Wise, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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