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George Washington Wise

Male 1842 - 1923  (80 years)


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  • Name George Washington Wise 
    Born 21 Apr 1842  Elizabethtown, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jan 1923  Saranac Lake, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pine Ridge Cemetery, Saranac Lake, Essex County, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I00842  Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2013 

    Father Roswell Wise,   b. 1804, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1853, Elizabethtown, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary De Mon,   b. 1814,   d. 6 Jan 1849  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 1835 
    Family ID F2154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah A. Cosgrove,   b. Oct 1839, Williamstown, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1874, Chelsea, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1867 
    Children 
     1. Jennie Bell Wise,   b. Jan 1869, Chelsea, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1883, Granville, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 14 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F15002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Apr 1842 - Elizabethtown, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jan 1923 - Saranac Lake, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pine Ridge Cemetery, Saranac Lake, Essex County, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Record: Marriage
    Record: Marriage
    George Wise & Sarah Cosgrove
    (Groom)
    Record: Marriage
    Record: Marriage
    George Wise & Sarah Cosgrove
    (Bride)

    Census
    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    Elizabethtown, Essex County, New York
    1850 US Census
    1850 US Census
    Williamstown, Orange County, Vermont
    1860 US Census
    1860 US Census
    Barre, Washington County, Vermont
    1870 US Census
    1870 US Census
    Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont
    1880 US Census
    1880 US Census
    Barre, Washington County, Vermont
    1900 US Census
    1900 US Census
    Barre, Washington County, Vermont
    1910 US Census
    1910 US Census
    Saranac Lake, New York
    1920 US Census
    1920 US Census
    Saranac Lake, Franklin County, New York

  • Notes 
    • Pine Ridge Cemetery
      Saranac Lake (North Elba), Essex County, New York
      NOTES:

      * Name and death date from burial records only. No monument, stone, or marker exists. Some of the listed names do not have a death date. The burial sites are unknown.


      George W. Wise - Company G
      George W. Wise was born in Elizabethtown, New York, on April 21, 1842. He enlisted in Company G, 10th Vermont Infantry Regiment, in Williamstown, on Jul 30, 1862. He was promoted to Corporal on Sept 18, 1863. Wise was rounded in the right hand on April 2, 1865, at the breakthrough at Petersburg. He was admitted to the army hospital at City Pointe, Virginia, and then transferred to Finely Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he was mustered out of service on Jun 12, 1865. After the war, he lived in Barre for some time. He received a gov't disability pension later in life for his hand wound and chronic diarrhea. Then, in 1907, his health detiorated to such an extent that he could not take care of himself, and he moved in with a neice in Saranac Lake, New York. George Wise died there on January 28, 1923. At the time of his death, he was receiving a $50/month government disability pension. --Williamstown, Vermont in the Civil War. by Paul G. Zeller