Reuben Michael Weisz

27 December 1858–18 May 1935 (Age 76)
Richwood, Union, Ohio, United States

The Life of Reuben Michael

When Reuben Michael Weisz was born on 27 December 1858, in Richwood, Union, Ohio, United States, his father, Reuben Wilt Weisz, was 38 and his mother, Mary H. Thompson, was 33. He married Lizzie Emma Woodward on 24 June 1880, in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Richwood, Claibourne Township, Union, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 18 May 1935, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76.

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Reuben Michael Weisz
Lizzie Emma Woodward
Marriage: 24 June 1880
George Earl Wise
Jeannette Cast

Spouse and Children

24 June 1880
Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York, United States


    George Earl Wise


    Jeannette Cast


Parents and Siblings





    Mary Elizabeth Weisz




    Henry W Weisz


World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

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.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Jewish (from Hungary) and Hungarian (of German origin): Hungarian spelling of Weiss , transcribed according to the Hungarian pronunciation.2 German: variant spelling of Weiss .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael R Wise in household of Reuben W Wise, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Reuben M Wise, "Ohio, Toledo, Historic Woodlawn Cemetery Index of Burials, 1877-1955"
  • Reuben M Wise, "Ohio, Toledo, Historic Woodlawn Cemetery Index of Burials, 1877-1955"

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