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Re: [Nationwide] Uriah Wise, only 1 African-Americ


I believe that I found Uriah Wise(listed as Hugh R. Wise on 1900 Census)and his family members on the 1880 and the 1900 Census. Hannah is misidentified as Hannah Yue on the 1910 Census. Based on the 1900 Census, Uriah was born March 1848 and Hannah was born July 1832.

1880 Census Place: Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: T9_1132; Family History Film: 1255132; Page: 291.2000; Enumeration District: 101. They live on North Franklin Street, Chambersburg, PA

Uriah Wise
Home in 1880: Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Hannah
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Virginia
Occupation: Laborer
Marital Status: Married
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Uriah Wise 35 husband - Laborer
Hannah Wise 48 wife – Keeps House
Laura Wise 12 daughter
Annie Wise 11 daughter
Julia Wise 9 daughter
Hattie Wise 8 daughter
Celia Berry 22- stepdaughter - Servant
Charles Berry 21-stepson – Works in a Drug Store

1900 Census Place: Chambersburg Ward 1, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623 1412; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 34 taken June 9, 1900. It looks like they lived on Miller Street, Chambersburg, PA.

Hugh R Wise – (Day Laborer) I believe that this is Uriah Wise
Home in 1900: Chambersburg Ward 1, Franklin, Pennsylvania
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Birthplace: Virginia
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's Name: Hannah A -(Washerwoman)
Race: Black
Household Members: Name Age
Hugh R Wise 52 - Uriah Wise born March 1848 in VA married 32 years
Hannah A Wise 67 born in VA July 1832 married 32 years had 11-children/5 living
Lucy Wise 11 born in PA June 1888 granddaughter

1910 Census Place: Chambersburg Ward 5, Franklin, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1347; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 11 Census taken April 21, 1910. They live on Miller Street in Chambersburg, PA.

Hannah Yue – this is Hannah Wise (look at census) – submitted correction to
Age in 1910: 76
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Home in 1910: Chambersburg Ward 5, Franklin, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Household Members: Name Age
Hannah Yue 76 born in VA- Hannah Wise (widowed) had 11-children/5 living
Celia Jones 47 born in VA (daughter) widowed has 1 child/1 child living
Burl Jones 16 born in PA grandson
Lucy Wise 22 born in PA granddaughter is on 1900 Census with (Hugh R.)Uriah and Hannah Wise

Hope this helps! God Bless!


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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