Aaron Wise

Brief Life History of Aaron

When Aaron Wise was born on 3 January 1795, in Hebron, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Wise Jr., was 43 and his mother, Mary Hazelton, was 40. He married Lucy Bartlett about 1820, in Hebron, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 14 July 1868, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hebron Village Cemetery, Hebron, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Aaron Wise
Lucy Bartlett
Marriage: about 1820
George S Wise
Curtis Manser Wise
Willard William Wise
Leonard Wise
Caroline C Wise

Sources (10)

  • Aaron Wise, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Aaron Wise, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Aaron Wise, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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