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Wise Genealogy & History

Wise is an English surname from the Old English wis, meaning knowing. It was applied to people who had had more schooling than most, defined as any schooling at all in the Middle Ages, before the advent of widespread literacy, and often extending to matters of law and others requiring a good deal of education, sometimes even the occult. Wise family history begins with Aedwin Wise, added to the Pipe Rolls of Devonshire in 1176. Wise genealogy includes a few renowned people, such as Confederate General Henry Wise, Mulroney Minister of Agriculture John Wise, and award-winning physicist Mark Wise.

Wise Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Birge Wise-- --, 1921January 20,1996SC
B Rosella Wise-- --, 1914January 9,2005PA
Calder Wise-- --, 1915November 8,1989TX
Daisey Wise-- --, 1892July ,1975NC

Wise Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Dianne Wise-- --, 1934February 18,2003Prescott,AZ
F Jay Wise-- --, 1912June 5,1997Lansing,MI
G Edwin Wise-- --, 1935October 4,2000Auburn,NY
H Belle Wise-- --, 1922December 30,2004Yakima,WA

Wise Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Albert WiseCatherine CohoonMarch 6,1976Wake, NC
Bobby WiseDeborah WallerDecember 8,1979Wake, NC
Claude WiseBarbara WilliamsonJuly 15,1972Wake, NC
George WiseAnne CromartieDecember 27,1960Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Wise

386th: McGuire387th: Farmer
388th: Walton389th: Fernandez
390th: Waters391st: Gill
392nd: Maxwell393rd: Hubbard
394th: Ramos395th: Park

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