John McCormick Wiser

22 June 1826–25 July 1897 (Age 71)
Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John McCormick

When John McCormick Wiser was born on 22 June 1826, in Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Wiser, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Babcock, was 38. He married Sarah Ann Silsbee on 22 February 1849, in Jackson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 25 July 1897, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lewiston City Cemetery, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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John McCormick Wiser
Martha McKinney Frost
Marriage: March 1851
Sarah Ann Wiser
Amanda Jane Wiser
Mary Olive Wiser
John Harvey Wiser
Nancy Alvira Wiser
Samuel Frost Wiser
George Harmon Wiser
Allie Arminda Wiser

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    March 1851Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Wieser .Americanized form of German Weiser .

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

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    History of Samuel Frost Wiser

    I believe this history was probably written by Samuel's eldest daughter, Effie. Effie was the "family" genealogist all her life and penned several histories. — Robert Raymond Samuel Frost Wiser, a na …

    Sources (76)

    • Jno M Wiser, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John M. Welson in entry for Mary Olive Cunningham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Wiser in household of William Wadsworth, "United States Census, 1850"

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