HANCOCK COUNTY, ILLINOIS
JOSEPH D. WISE
May 30, 1858
Mar. 26, 1889
|Joseph D. Wise, born May 30, 1858, had been married for a bit over three years when he died on March 26, 1889. The son of Abraham Wise and Mary Jane Dugan, originally from Ohio, Joseph was the eighth child and the only one born in Indiana.
The Wise family had migrated from Tuscarawas County, Ohio (in 1850), to Owen County, Indiana, where Joseph was born, to Richland (1860) and Clay Counties in southeastern Illinois, then to Hancock County, Illinois (1870). In 1880 they were in Fountain Green Township, Hancock County.
Joseph married Olive D. Hainline on January 20, 1886. Rev. George W. Ross performed the marriage. Marriage Documents
We don't know whether they began their married life in Hancock or McDonough County (near Olive's people). Regardless, their time together was cut short. According to the obituary of Joseph's sister, Kittie, Joseph died from consumption, as had their father, two months previous, and Kittie, seven months later. They were all buried at Majorville Cemetery.
In 1900 Olive was living back home with her parents, James MacArthur Hainline and the former Sarah B. Willeford, in Hire Township, McDonough County. The census record of that year holds a curious entry for Olive, showing her as single and with her maiden name. She reportedly died some years later, but efforts to locate her in the intervening years have been unsuccessful. As we can best determine, she and Joseph had no children.
enumerated July 15, 1860, dwelling #615
Abm Wise, 39, male, white, farmer, value of personal estate 400, born OH
enumerated June 26, 1860, dwelling #1843
James M Hainline, 36, male, sawyer, value of real estate 400, value of personal estate 250, born KY
enumerated June 27, 1870, dwelling #6
Wise, Abram, 50, male, white, farmer, value of personal estate 410, born OH, male citizen of the U.S. aged 21 or more
enumerated June 28, 1870, dwelling #67
Hainline, J M, 48, male, white, saw mill, value of real estate 400, born KY, male citizen of the U.S. aged 21 or more
enumerated June 23-24, 1880, dwelling #211
Wise, Abram, white, male, 61, married, farmer, born OH, father born VA, mother born PA
enumerated June 7, 1880, dwelling #104
Hainline, James, white, male, 58, married, works in sawmill, born KY, both parents born KY
enumerated June 11, 1900, dwelling #103
Hainline, J M, head, white, male, Apr 1821, 79, married for 55 years, born KY, both parents born KY, tile maker, months not employed - 6, could read, write and speak English, owned his home free of mortgage
Sarah, wife, white, female, Aug 1824, 75, married for 55 years; mother of 8 children, 5 living; born KY, both parents born KY, could read, write and speak English
Ollie, daughter, white, female, Mar 1859, 41, single, born IL, both parents born KY, could read, write and speak English
Orl, son, white, male, Apr 1872, 29, widower, born IL, both parents born KY, mould in tile works ?, months not employed - 6, could read, write and speak English
Goldie, granddaughter, white, female, Oct 1894, 5, single, born IL, both parent born IL