Maria Wiseman

1672–
Croxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Maria

When Maria Wiseman was born in 1672, in Croxton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Wiseman, was 28 and her mother, Helen Glover, was 24. She married Josephus Ratford in 1693. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Josephus Ratford
1667–1703
Maria Wiseman
1672–
Marriage: 1693
Robert Ratford
1695–1755
Grace Ratford
1696–
Willielmus Ratford
1697–1698
Theodosia Ratford
1698–
Maria Ratford
1701–1729
Hellena Ratford
1702–1703
Alice Johnson
1702–1729
William Ratford
1704–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1693
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Helen Wiseman

    Female1664–1706Female

    William Wiseman

    Male1666–Male

    Elizabeth Wiseman

    Female1667–Female

    William Wiseman

    Male1669–1677Male

    Sara Wiseman

    Female1669–Female

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for a wise man, from Wise + man ‘man’.2 Americanized spelling of German Weismann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mariæ Ratford in entry for Gulielmus Ratford, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"
  • Maria Ratford in entry for Hellena Ratford, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"
  • Mariæ Ratford in entry for Williemus Ratford, "England, Cambridgeshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1538-1983"

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