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Volume 7 Issue 6                                                                     June 2002



Known Grandchildren of Benjamin Wiser (continued)


Children of Samuel and Betsey (Babcock) Wiser:


Amanda Wiser, born 1820 in Truxton, Cortland, NY, and died on 13 May 1886 in Cascade, Dubuque, IA. Amanda married (1) Marshall Cottle on 20 Feb 1840 in JoDaviess County, IL. Marshall was born in 1806 in MO. Amanda married (2) Patrick McManus . Patrick was born 1808 in Cork County, Ireland. He died on 26 Oct 1885 in Monticello, Jones, IA.

Temperance M. Wiser,  born 8 Jul 1821 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. She died on 13 Jan 1881 in Bennezette Twp, Butler, IA.  Temperance married William J. Adams on 2 Jan 1842 in JoDaviess County, IL. William was born on 22 Feb 1812 in MA. He died on 30 Mar 1888 in Bennezette Twp, Butler, IA.

Ezra Wiser, born about 1824 in Truxton, Cortland, NY.  Nothing more is known.

John McCormick Wiser, born 22 Jun 1826 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. He died on 25 Jul 1897 in Lewiston, Cache, UT.  John married (1) Sarah Ann Silsbee on 22 Feb 1849 in Jackson County, IA. Sarah was born in 1831 in Berkshire Twp, Tioga, NY. She died on 27 Dec 1849 in Jackson County, IA of complications related to childbirth. John married (2) Martha McKinney Frost, daughter of McCaslin and Peninnah (Smith) Frost, 1851 in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake, UT. Martha was born on 7 Oct 1825 in Knoxville, Knox, TN. She died on 26 Aug 1902 in Lewiston, Cache, UT. Farmer.

Samuel S. Wiser, was born 1829 in Truxton, Cortland, NY.  Nothing more is known.

Matilda Ann Wiser, was born 1832 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. She died in 1861 in Dubuque, Dubuque, IA.  Matilda married James Gregory, 9 Sep 1847 in JoDaviess County, IL. James was born in 1824 in Ireland. He died on 25 Jul 1869 in Dubuque, Dubuque, IA.

William Henry Wiser, was born 1834 in Truxton, Cortland, NY.  Nothing more is known.


Children of James and Anna (Kingsley) Wiser:


Mary (Polly) Wiser, was born about Sep 1812 in New Woodstock, Cazenovia Twp, Madison, NY. She died after 1887.  Mary married Fielding Steele, son of John Steele on 17 Aug 1831 in Harrison County,

IN. Fielding was born in 1810 in KY.

Mariam ElisWiser, was born about 1820 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. She died on 28 Jul 1850 in New Albany, Floyd, IN. Mariam married George Washington Benton on 26 Jul 1841 in Harrison County, IN. George was born on 28 Nov 1818 in GA. He died on 12 Apr 1911 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN.

Lucy Ann Wiser, was born in 1823 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. She died after 1883. Lucy married Joseph Claspill on 9 Jul 1840 in Harrison County, IN. Joseph was born in 1819 in OH. He died on 10 Jul 1853.

Cloe S. M. D. Wiser, was born in 1824 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. Cloe married (1) Thomas F. Thornburg on 25 Apr 1840 in Harrison County, IN. Thomas was born about 1823. Cloe married (2) Washington Canady on 19 Apr 1845 in Harrison County, IN. Washington was born about 1820. Cloe married (3) James (Jack) Bean on 17 Feb 1852 in Harrison County, IN. James was born about 1824.

Children of James and Amanda Wiser:

Levi Wiser, born on 10 Jan 1835 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. He died on 8 Mar 1903 in Virgil, Cortland, NY.  Levi married Lucy Amelia Pike on 15 Jul 1860 in Cheningo, Cortland, NY. Lucy was born 1845 in NY. She died on 1 Sep 1892 in South Cortland, Cortland, NY.  Civil War Veteran and farmer.


Children of Theodore and Elisa (Hunt) Wiser:


Prudence Wiser, was born on 10 Sep 1817 near Elmira, Chemung, NY. She died on 18 Feb 1903 in Lanesboro, Fillmore, MN. Prudence married Earl S. Emmons on 4 Dec 1845 in JoDaviess County, IL. Earl was born on 13 Feb 1817 in PA. He died on 17 May 1896 in Lanesboro, Fillmore, MN.

Samuel Henry Wiser, was born on 3 Feb 1819 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. He died on 21 Mar 1893 in Joliet, Will, IL.  Samuel married Elizabeth Joney on 18 Nov 1841 in Canton, Stark, OH. Elizabeth was born Sep 1825 in Nova Scotia. She died after 1900.  Owned meat market and was farmer. Known as “Captain.”

Probable child of Theodore and Betsey (Babcock) Wiser:


Albert Henry Wiser, born 1838 in Truxton, Cortland, NY. He died after 1850. Nothing more is known.




Syracuse paper; 25 Feb 2002; Robert J. Jacobe (Ivan James Jacobe, Cora M. Albro, Andrew J. Albro, Sabra S. Morse, Alithea Wiser, Benjamin Wiser), 76, of Manlius-Cazenovia Road, Manlius, died Wednesday. Born in New Woodstock, he was a resident of Manlius for 50 years. He retired in 1990 after 12 years with the Onondaga County Parks Department as a caretaker of Pratt's Falls in Pompey. He was previously a barber in Manlius for 20 years and was a heavy-equipment operator for the former Red Chapman Construction Co. He was a member of St. Ann's Church in Manlius, the Pompey Lions Club and the Central New York Bowman Association. He was a Navy veteran. His wife, the former Barbara Miller, died in 1989. Survivors: Two sisters, Dorothea Cain of Syracuse and Theresa Kogut of Fabius. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Ann's Church. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richard F. Ayer Funeral Home, 38 Sullivan St., Cazenovia. Contributions: American Heart Association, Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220.  


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