George Wyman

27 January 1839–14 May 1913 (Age 74)
Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States

The Life of George

When George Wyman was born on 27 January 1839, in Painesville, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, Guy Wyman, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Jerusha King, was 27. He married Eliza Rose on 25 March 1862, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Perry, Lake, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 14 May 1913, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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George Wyman
Eliza Rose
Marriage: 25 March 1862
Rose Wyman

Spouse and Children

25 March 1862
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States


    Rose Wyman


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Wymund, Old English Wīgmund (composed of the elements wīg ‘war’ + mund ‘protection’), reinforced by the cognate Old Norse form Vígmundr, introduced by Scandinavian settlers in northern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Wyman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Wyman in household of Rebecca Wyman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Wyman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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