Thomas Wise

July 1822–6 August 1909 (Age 87)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wise was born in July 1822, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Enoch Gideon Wise, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Barrett, was 32. He married Nancy J Standlee on 10 October 1848, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Polo, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Polo Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 6 August 1909, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in High Cemetery, Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wise
1822–1909
Nancy J Standlee
1827–1901
Marriage: 10 October 1848
Mary Ann Wise
1849–1929
Abraham Wise
1851–1935
John Wise
1853–1936
Martha E Wise
1855–1939
Francis M Wise
1858–1875
Monterey Wise
1860–
Isaac A Wise
1861–1935
Thomas J. Wise
1862–1893
Robert Ray Wise
1865–1935
James Edward Wise
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1848
Carroll, Arkansas, United States
children

(10)

    Mary Ann Wise

    Female1849–1929Female

    Abraham Wise

    Male1851–1935Male

    John Wise

    Male1853–1936Male

    Martha E Wise

    Female1855–1939Female

    Francis M Wise

    Male1858–1875Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1822–1909Male

    William Melvin Wise

    Male1824–1910Male

    Robert R. Wise

    Male1828–1903Male

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832

Age 10

Historical Boundaries - 1832: Izard, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1833: Carroll, Arkansas Territory, United States; 1836: Carroll, Arkansas, United States
1846

Age 24

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

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)

  • Thomas Wise, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomis Wise, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Wise, "United States Census, 1850"

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