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Wise Family Genealogy
- Oliver Wise, born: bef. 1066, of Greston, England.
- William Wise, s/o Oliver Wise, born: after 1090, of Greston, England.
- Serlonius Wise, s/o William Wise, born: after 1120, of Greston England
Sons of Serlonius Wise
- Oliver Wise
- Sir John Wise
- Henry Wise, born: after 1160.
Son of Henry Wise
- Sir William Wise, s/o Henry Wise, he died: 1225, married: Ela de Viponte.
- Serlonius Wise, s/o Sir William Wise and Ela de Viponte, born: about 1205, and died: bet. 1244-1313, of Thrusleton, England.
- Sir Thomas Wise, s/o Serlonius Wise of Thrusleton, born: abt 1265, married Allreda Trevage.
- John Wise of Sydenham, England , s/o Sir Thomas Wise and Allreda Trevage, born: abt 1290, married Joane Millaton.
- Thomas Wise of Sydenham, England, s/o John Wise and Joane Millaton, born: abt 1330, married Margaret Britt.
- John Wise of Sydenham, born: abt 1444, s/o Thomas Wise and Margaret Britt, married Thomazine Fulford.
- Oliver Wise, s/o John Wise and Thomazine Fulford, born: abt. 1481, married: Margaret Tremayne, she was born: abt 1485.
- John Wise, s/o Oliver Wise and Margaret Tremayne, born: abt 1477, married: Margareta Mary (Maria) Chudleigh.
- James Wise of Sydenham, England, married: Alicia Dynham.
James and Alicia’s Children
- Sir Rychard Wise, b: abt 1530
- John Wise, married Alicia Harrys (Harris)
- Sir William Wise
- George Wise
- John Wise, s/o Sir Rychard Wise, born: bef. 1595
- William Wise, s/o John Wise, married: Grace ?
- Richard Wise, s/o William Wise and Grace ?, born: abt 1647, England and died: 1731/2, St. Mary’s County, Maryland, married Diannah Dansey, born: abt 1656, London, England, and died: St. Mary’s County, Maryland.
- William Wise, s/o Richard Wise and Diannah Dansey, born: 1685, died: 1745, married: Grace (Elizabeth), born: abt 1685.
William and Grace (Elizabeth)’s Children
- Richard Wise, born: 1708 and died: 1778, married: 1) Mary Milburn, born: 1710 and died: 1769, 2) Margaret Nevil, born: abt 1720.
- William Wise, born: 1715
- Ignatius Wise, born: 1717
- Thomas Wise, born: 1726 and died: 1795, married: Sarah Lewis, born: 1730 and died: 1800.
Richard Wise and Mary Milburn Children
- Richard Wise, born: 1730
- John Wise, born: 1732, died: 1798, married Margaret ?, born: 1730.
- Joseph Wise, born: 1734, died 1755, married: Sarah ?, born: abt 1740.
- Thomas Wise, born: 1736, married: Mary Ann ?.
Richard and Margaret’s Children,
- Adam Wise, born: 1748, married: Susannah Bryan, born: 1760 & died: 1831.
Thomas Wise and Sarah Lewis Wise's Children
- Thomas Wise, born: 1759
- Charles Wise, born: 1765
- William Wise, born: 1765
- Mary Ann Wise, born: 1766
- John Wise, born: 1769
- Hannah Wise, born: 1770
- George Wise, born, May 15, 1773, Prince George’s County Maryland, died: aft. 1821, prob. Monongalia County, Va. He was married: March 7, 1799 in Prince George’s County Maryland, to Jane King, d/o Thomas King, She was born: Jan 29, 1772, St Mary’s County, Maryland, died: 1823, probably in Monongalia County, Va (WV).
Children of George Wise and Jane King
- Mary Ann Wise, born: 1800, Maryland and died: May 11, 1875 in Monongalia County, WV. Married: Stephen Stiles, born: abt 1800.
- James Wise, born: March 22, 1803 in Maryland., died: Nov 15, 1880. Married: 1) Elizabeth, born: abt 1820. James’ 2nd wife: Jane Cross, born: bef. 1810, married: Feb 15, 1827, died: April 18, 1829.
James’ 3rd wife: Elizabeth Garrison, born:1808, married after 1829.
- Levi J Wise, born: Dec. 21, 1805, Virginia and died: May 9, 1895 in Granger, Scotland, MO. Married: 1) Eunice Goddard, born: Dec 21, 1810 in Greene Co,Pa. 2) Elizabeth McFall, born: bet 1805-1851, married: April 20, 1868 in Scotland Co, MO., died: 1874-1940
- Jane Wise, born: 1807, Maryland
- George W. Wise, born: abt 1812, married Martha ?, born: abt 1814
- Alfred Wise, born: 1814.
- John Samuel Wise, born: 1816 in Va. Died: April 18,1892 Wadestown,Monongalia Co, WV, and married Hannah (Henrietta) Thomas, abt 1838, d/o John Thomas who immigrated to America from Wales.
John Samuel and Hannah’s Children
- Issac C. Wise, born: 1838 , married: Hannah, born: abt 1838.
- Thomas D. Wise, born: abt. 1840, married: Delila, born: abt 1840
- Anne J Wise, born: abt 1842
- Sarah Catherine Wise, born: 1843, died: 1885, married Joseph C. Lough. (1842-1920)
- Israel Wise, born: 1845 married Caroline L. Hillery, born: 1850
- Mary Matilda, born: 1846, died: 1847
- Casander Wise born: 1848, died: 1920, married: William Nathan Harter (1848-1937)
- William James Wise, born: 1851, married: Zilpha Elizabeth Tennant
- Levi Armstrong, born: 1852
- Martha Ellen Wise, born: 1852, died: 1928, married, Watson Russell Hennen (1856-1913.)
- John Samuel Wise, Jr. born: Oct 9, 1856, died: June 20, 1913, He married: Jemima Jane White born: June 3, 1863 and died: May 14, 1913
John Samuel and Jemima Jane’s Children
- Rhoda Lillian Wise, born: 1885. married: Donald R. Jackson
- Nellie Loretta Wise, born: 1886, died: 1913, married: Mark Moore
- John Russell Wise, born: May 16, 1888 died: Jan 1972 at Massillion,Oh, married on Sept 27, 1915 at Sycamore, Pa. to Hazel Eliza Durbin, born: May 26, 1889, died: Nov 1971, Massillion, Oh.
- William Richard Wise, born: 1890, died: 1959, Married Bessie Lemmon Eden.
- Alexander Ray Wise, born: 1892, died: 1978, married Blanche Fordyce.
- Josephine Rebecca Wise, born: Nov 12 1894, died Nov 21, 1894
- Flossie May Wise, born: July 1896 died: Aug 1897
- Clarence Milton Wise, born: 1898, died: 1933, married Julia Collins
- Mildred Pauline Wise, born: 1905
Children of John Russell Wise and Hazel Durbin Wise
- John Harold Wise, born: June 18,1916, Morris Twp., Greene County, Pa and died: March 30, 1996, Monongalia County, WV.
- Living female Wise, born: July 2, 1918.
- Lynn Durbin Wise, born: March 6, 1920 and died: Sept 10, 1993.
**Most of the early Wise Family information has been verified using the the book: Col. John Wise of England, by John Cropper Wise.
***I have verified information back to George and Jane (King) Wise at the Monongalia County Court House Records Room and at the West Virginia University Library.
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