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270. Dr. William Niles WISHARD8 was born on 10 October 1851 in Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana.32 He died on 22 January 1941 at the age of 89 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.32

Indiana and Indianans; A History of Aboriginal and Terrirotial Indiana and the Centry of Statehood; Vol. IV, Jacob Piatt Dunn, The American Historical Society, 1919, p.1627-1631. Available from Google Books online.
Article on Dr. William N. Wishard had data on wives and children.

1880 Census. Indianapolis, Marion Co IN, p.458
Listed as City Hospital [diseases of the patients are listed]
William Wishard, age 28, physician, b. IN, parents born KY
Alice, wife, age 25, b. IN as were her parents
There were no children with William and Alice and their marriage did not last - his wife was Frances by 1900. Did Alice die?

1900 Census. Indianapolis, Marion Co IN, Center Twp, Hh 33
William Wishard, b. Oct 1851, age 48, married 4 years, Physician
Francis S., wife, b. Dec 1864, age 35. She had 2 children, 1 is living.
Wm N. Jr., son, b. Jul 1898, age 1.
A servant and a "nurse" were also living with the family.

1910 Census. Indianapolis Ward 3, Marion Co IN, Center Twp, Hh 50
Wm N. Wishard, age 59, m 1 for 14 years, physician.
Frances, wife, age 45. She had 3 children, 2 are living.
Wm N. Jr, son, age 11. Chas. D., son, age 8.
Genevieve H. Scoville, sister-in-law, age 35
Two servants living with the family.

1920 Census. Indianapolis Ward 3, Marion Co, IN, Center Twp, Hh 97
Wm N. Wishard, age 68, b. IN, parents b. KY, MD and Surgeon
Francie F., wife, age 55, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA
William N., Jr., son, age 21. Charles, son, age 17
Harvery Sears, houseman, mulatto, age 25, b. KY

1930 Census. Indianapolis City, Marion Co, IN, Center Twp, Hh 214
William N. Wishard, age 78, married at age 28, b. IN, parents b. KY, Surgeon & Physician
Francis, wife, age 66, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. MA
William N., son, age 30, b. IN, Surgeon & Physician
Genevieve Scoville, sister-in-law, age 56, b. IN, father b. NY, mother b. MA

Circuit Courts of Appeals, 7th Circuit. Recorder: 143 F.2d 704
Wishard v. United States
10 Jul 1944
Appeal from the District Court of the U.S. for the Southern District of Indiana
Action by William Niles Wishard, Jr., executor for the last will and testament of William Niles Wishard, dec'd, against the U.S. of America to recover back federal estate taxes paid under protest.
Junior lost his case, but some interesting facts can be derived.
Dr. Wishard died 22 Jan 1941, survived by his widow, two sons, and a sister. The dispute concerned an annuity being paid to the widow and sister - an annuity that had been in effect for several years before his death, so he apparently felt responsible for the care of this sister [probably Elizabeth Moreland Wishard]. The payment of estate tax on this annuity was the bone of contention. It was noted that Dr. Wishard was a specialist who practiced with three other doctors and operated a clinic in Indianapolis. He was a member of the staff of City Hospital in Indianapolis and on the staff of the medical school at City Hospital. He was a member of the Advisory Council of the Methodist Hospital and chairman of the committee on professional standards. From 1932 to 1940 he attended meetings of the State Medical Assn. being chairman of its bureau of publicity. He delivered several addresses from 1933 to 1938, dictating them to his secretary but then committing them to memory and delivering without notes. He traveled often; made a trip to New York in 1937 and one to the West Coast with his wife. He was remarkably active and alert both mentally and physically for a man of his years. Wishard's will was executed Sept 1940. The family history was one of long life as his father was a physician in active practice until his ninety-fourth year. The decedent died after an illness of six days from a coronary occlusion resulting in cardiac failure followed by terminal pneumonia.

William was buried 25 Jan 1941, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.

Dr. William Niles WISHARD and Alice M. WOOLLEN were married on 20 May 1880. Alice M. WOOLLEN died on 9 December 1880.

Indiana and Indianans; A History of Aboriginal and Terrirotial Indiana and the Centry of Statehood; Vol. IV, Jacob Piatt Dunn, The American Historical Society, 1919, p.1627-1631. Available from Google Books online.

Alice was the daughter of William Wesley Woolen and Sarah Young.

Dr. William Niles WISHARD and Frances C. SCOVILLE were married on 17 June 1896. Frances C. SCOVILLE was born (date unknown).

Indiana and Indianans; A History of Aboriginal and Terrirotial Indiana and the Centry of Statehood; Vol. IV, Jacob Piatt Dunn, The American Historical Society, 1919, p.1627-1631. Available from Google Books online.
Frances was the daughter of Charles E. Scoville and Frances Howell. She was educated at Evansville, Indiana.

There were five children, but three died in infancy.

William Niles Wishard is buried Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. There is also a burial record for Frances Wishard, 10 Apr 1946.

Dr. William Niles WISHARD and Frances C. SCOVILLE had the following children:

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William Niles WISHARD Jr. was born in July 1898. He died in October 1973 at the age of 75.

William Niles Jr. was buried 30 Oct 1971, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.

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Charles Scoville WISHARD was born in 1902. He died in September 1989 at the age of 87.

Charles was buried 30 Sep 1989, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis