John Wiltsie

Brief Life History of John

When John Wiltsie was born on 9 January 1770, in Pownal, Bennington, Republic of Vermont, his father, Thomas Cornell Wiltse, was 24 and his mother, Elisabeth Cary, was 19. He married Mary Polly Burns on 15 June 1788, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 August 1852, in Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wiltsie
Mary Polly Burns
Marriage: 15 June 1788
Elizabeth Wiltsie
Cady Wiltsie
Laura Patience Wiltsie
Thomas Lee Wiltsie
Hannah Wiltsie
Polly Wiltsie
John Wiltsie Jr.
Eleazer Wiltsie
David Wiltsie
Coleman Soloman Wiltsie
Marsh Wiltsie
Mary Polly Wiltsie

Sources (4)

  • John Wiltsie, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Wiltse -
  • John Wiltse, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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New York is the 11th state.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Wiltse .

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

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John Wiltsee 1770

John WILTSEE 7, son of Thomas Wiltsee, son of Jeremiah, son of Cornelius, son of Marten Wiltsee, was born Jan 9, 1770, married Miss Polly BURNS, June 15, 1788; d. in 1852. He first lived at Pownal, V …

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