James Wiseman Jr.

about 1797–8 September 1822 (Age 25)
Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James

When James Wiseman Jr. was born about 1797, in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Wiseman, was 38 and his mother, Lydia " Lyde", was 32. He married Nancy Byrn on 15 February 1820, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. He died on 8 September 1822, in Corydon, Harrison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 25.

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James Wiseman Jr.
Nancy Byrn
Marriage: 15 February 1820

Spouse and Children

15 February 1820
Harrison, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Issac Wiseman


    Elizabeth Wiseman


    William G. Wiseman


    Andrew Wiseman


+6 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1798: Madison, Kentucky, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.

Age 11

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • James Wiseman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • James Wiseman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • James Wiseman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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