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92. William Walter WISHARD22,59 was born on 4 December 1818 in Fleming County, Kentucky.18 He died on 20 February 1906 at the age of 87 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

1850 Vermillion County Census. William W. listed as carpenter & joiner. Living with him are his sister Sarah Bogard, widow, and her 5 year old son John, and brother James age 20 and sister Margaret age 18. Their father was still living with his 2nd wife Sabrina in Vermillion Co, IN, but their mother had died.

1860 Census. Renssalaer, Jasper Co IN, Hh 69
W. W. Wishard, age 41, Merchant, b. KY
Mary A., age 25, b. KY
the rest all born in IN
William age 4, Anna M. age 2, Fannie, age 1
Susanna Duiggins, age 18

William was in Newton Co IN in 1870.
Jackson, Newton Co IN, Pilot Grove P.O., Hh 1055
William W. Wishard, age 52, farmer, b. KY
Jane, age 28, b. Indiana
William L. age 18. Melville, age 1.

1880 Census. Vermillion Co IN. Dist 192
William Wishard, age 61, farmer, b. KY, parents both b. KY. Jinnie L., wife, age 38, b. IN - her parents both born KY
Melville B. age 11, son. Earnest E. age 4, soon.
James L. age 88, father. Born KY. Both Parents born in Ireland.
Julia, age 53, sister-in-law. b. unknown. Father b. NH, mother b. Mass. [wife of brother Archibald Glenn Wishard; Archie was their youngest son]
Archie, age 24, nephew, b. IN, both parents born KY.

Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren & Pulaski Counties, Indiana, Vol. II, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1899, pp.640 & 641.
States that William W. had two sons, three daughters by his first marriage and only William L. of Renessalaer was living in 1899. He also had five children by the second marriage, of whom three were living, Melville a student at Purdue University, Ernest E. studying medicin, and Glenn still at home.
William W. was a commissioner of Newton Co, serving two terms, six years in all. He was a member of the Methodist church and had been for over 50 years.

William Walter WISHARD and Mary IRWIN were married on 25 April 1853.13 Mary IRWIN was born on 7 April 1833.13,32 She died on 23 May 1864 at the age of 31 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.13,32

Mary was the daughter of Thomas Irwin.
Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren & Pulaski Counties, Indiana, Vol. II, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1899, pp.640 & 641.

William Walter WISHARD and Mary IRWIN had the following children:

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Lucy A. WISHARD was born on 21 March 1854 in Vermillion County, Indiana.18,32 She died on 24 July 1855 at the age of 1 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

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ii.

William L. WISHARD was born on 9 July 1856 in Vermillion County, Indiana.32 He died in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

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iii.

Anna M. WISHARD was born in 1858 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32 She died on 23 August 1869 at the age of 11 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

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iv.

Fanny S. WISHARD was born on 30 November 1859 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32 She died on 3 August 1861 at the age of 1 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

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v.

[son] WISHARD was born (date unknown).

William Walter WISHARD and Jennie Lucinda PORTER were married on 27 November 1867 in Indiana.13 Jennie Lucinda PORTER was born on 16 February 1842 in Orange County, Indiana.13 She died on 22 November 1918 at the age of 76 in Renssalaer, Jasper County, Indiana.32

Jennie's father was Asa Porter.
Biographical History of Tippecanoe, White, Jasper, Newton, Benton, Warren & Pulaski Counties, Indiana, Vol. II, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, 1899, pp.640 & 641.

William Walter WISHARD and Jennie Lucinda PORTER had the following children:

302

i.

Melville WISHARD was born in 1869 in Vermillion County, Indiana.32

303

ii.

Effie C. WISHARD was born on 10 December 1871.32 She died on 3 May 1876 at the age of 4.32

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Ernest Elmer WISHARD.

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Glenn P. WISHARD was born in August 1884.32