Margaret Jane Wise

27 June 1940–12 April 2009 (Age 68)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Wise was born on 27 June 1940, in Indiana, United States, her father, Virgil Wilmer Wise, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Alma Elizabeth Duckworth, was 23. She died on 12 April 2009, in Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Wilmer Wise
1912–1992
Sarah Alma Elizabeth Duckworth
1916–1986
Robert Wilmer Wise
1937–1985
John Merritt Wise
1938–2004
Margaret Jane Wise
1940–2009

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 9

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1960

Age 20

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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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