Nancy E. Wise

about 1872–
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy E.

Nancy E. Wise was born about 1872, in Indiana, United States.

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World Events (3)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 0
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act
Age 0
A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded
Age 34
The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Weiss
Swasey
Wiseman
Wyse

Sources (3)

  • Nancy E Wise in household of Benjamin Wise, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy E. Wise -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nancy E. Wise - birth-name: Nancy E. Wise

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