Jiles Wesley Wise

19 September 1873–11 October 1930 (Age 57)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Jiles Wesley

When Jiles Wesley Wise was born on 19 September 1873, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Columbus Harris Wise, was 26 and his mother, Julia Frances Brazzel, was 23. He married Minnesota Snider on 23 December 1895, in Claiborne, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 2, Coleman, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 October 1930, in Rockwood, Coleman, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Rockwood, Coleman, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jiles Wesley Wise
Minnesota Snider
Marriage: 23 December 1895
Evan Dawson Wise
Denby William Wise
Esther Lavenia Wise
Columbus Hilton Wise
Oran Lafayette Wise
Julia Alice Wise
Pollock Leonard Wise
Vivian Mabel Wise
Coleta Inez Wise
Collins Wesley Wise

Spouse and Children

23 December 1895
Claiborne, Louisiana, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Columbus Harris Wise


    Julia Frances Brazzel




    James Lafayette Wise


    William Hicks Wise


    Nathaniel Wise




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 3

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a wise or learned person, or in some cases a nickname for someone suspected of being acquainted with the occult arts, from Middle English wise ‘wise’ (Old English wīs). This name has also absorbed Dutch Wijs, a nickname meaning ‘wise’, and possibly cognates in other languages.2 Americanized form of German and Jewish Weiss ‘white’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Westly Wise, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Giles W Wise in household of Columbus H Wise, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wes Wise, "United States Census, 1910"

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