Eli David Adam Wise

14 April 1878–13 November 1954 (Age 76)
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eli David Adam

When Eli David Adam Wise was born on 14 April 1878, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Daniel Wise, was 22 and his mother, Nancy Olivia Miller, was 18. He married Elizabeth Maurer on 20 February 1908, in Gray, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Montezuma, Gray, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Conway Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 13 November 1954, in Conway Springs, Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Conway Springs, Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli David Adam Wise
1878–1954
Elizabeth Maurer
1892–1966
Marriage: 20 February 1908
Cora Eldora Wise
1910–2005
George David Jacob Wise
1912–1961
Pauline A Wise
1914–1993
Ethel Gladys Wise
1916–1984
Pearl Viola Wise
1918–1919
Ruth E Wise
1920–1991
Eva M Wise
1922–1995
Edward Eli Wise
1924–1987
Ila Irene Wise
1928–1975
Ellen Maxine Wise
1932–2015
James A Wise
1933–
Ilda Ilene Wise
1933–2017

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1908
Gray, Kansas, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Wise

    Male1855–1916Male

    Nancy Olivia Miller

    Female1859–1906Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Kansas Prohibits Alcoholic Beverages

Age 3

Kansas became the first state to adopt a constitutional amendment which prohibited all alcoholic beverages on February 19, 1881.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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Sources (3)

  • Eli Wise, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eli A Wise, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elie Wise, "United States Census, 1930"

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