Anna Marie Wisner

Female15 November 1858–11 July 1918

Brief Life History of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Wisner was born on 15 November 1858, in Woodbury, Cumberland, Illinois, United States, her father, James Wisner, was 35 and her mother, Fanny M Seeley, was 30. She married John Meredith McGinnis in 1876. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Hatton, Adams, Washington, United States in 1900. She died on 11 July 1918, in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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John Meredith McGinnis
Anna Marie Wisner
Marriage: 1876
Cora Estella McGinnis
Hurlbert McGinnis
Fanny Florence McGinnis
Victor Lee Roy McGinnis
Louis Frederick McGinnis
Walter W. McGinnis
John L. McGinnis
Lester Thomas McGinnis

Sources (16)

  • Ann M Wisner in household of David T Wisner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna Wisner in entry for Frederick Mcguinnis and Cecilia Rowdish, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Ann M Wisene in household of James Wisene, "United States Census, 1860"

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 3

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 17

    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.

    Name Meaning

    habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wissen, mostly in the Rhineland, for example near Siegen.

    variant of Wisener 2.


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

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