Martin Wiles

6 February 1819–18 December 1899 (Age 80)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Wiles was born on 6 February 1819, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Wiles, was 27 and his mother, Bridget Martin, was 24. He married Susanna Ruel on 15 September 1842, in Wayne, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Grand River Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 18 December 1899, in Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Coffey, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Wiles
1819–1899
Susanna Ruel
1826–1902
Marriage: 15 September 1842
Thomas A Wiles
1843–1928
Frances P WILES
1845–
Sarah Wiles
1849–
Levina WILES
1851–
Martha WILES
1853–
William Albert Wiles
1855–1917
Solomon Wiles
1858–1941
Anna Wiles
1860–
Mary Jane Wiles
1863–1930
Franklin WILES
1867–1946
Aratus WILES
1870–1932

Spouse and Children

    Male1819–1899Male

    Susanna Ruel

    Female1826–1902Female

MARRIAGE
15 September 1842
Wayne, Indiana, United States
children

(11)

    Thomas A Wiles

    Male1843–1928Male

    Frances P WILES

    Female1845–Female

    Sarah Wiles

    Female1849–Female

    Levina WILES

    Female1851–Female

    Martha WILES

    Female1853–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1821

Age 2

Missouri is the 24th state
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a trapper or hunter, in particular someone who caught fish, especially eels, by setting up wicker traps in rivers and estuaries, from Middle English wile ‘trap’, ‘snare’ (late Old English wīl ‘contrivance’, ‘trick’ possibly of Scandinavian origin), or in some cases probably a nickname for a devious person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martin Wiles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martin Wiles, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martin Wiles, "United States Census, 1860"

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