Sarah Elizabeth Wise

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

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

11 June 1865
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Douglas Wise


    Laura May




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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

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)

  • Sarah E. Wise, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Wise, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Wise, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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