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Related Wise families in VA & PA?

Are any of the families below related to Uriah Wise? He is a son of Alfred and Eliza. Uriah was born about 1840 in northern Virginia; possibly was a Civil War Union soldier 1864-65; married Hannah Strange Berry in 1867 in Fauquier County, VA; moved to Chambersburg, PA about 1878; died 1909-10 in Chambersburg, PA; burial in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Information below is compiled from Ancestry Library Edition, tracing African-American families with Wise surname in Dauphin County, PA (Steelton & Harrisburg) back to Aaron & Jemima Wise in Shenandoah, VA. Aaron Wise may be a son of John and (Lucinda?) Wise. Aaron's wife Jemima may be a daughter of William and Hannah Fox.

1860 census: Loudoun County, VA (William & Hannah still lived in Jefferson, Loudoun, VA, 1880)
Head—Fox, William, 54, day laborer, b. Fairfax Co., VA
Wife—Hannah, 56, b. Loudoun Co., VA
Dau?—Jemima A., 26, b. Loudoun Co., VA (could be wife of Aaron Wise?)
Son or Grandson?—James, 2, b. Loudoun Co., VA

1860 census: Grove Hill, Page, VA
Head—Wise, Frances, 25, b. VA

1860 census: Culpeper Court House P.O., Culpeper, VA
Head—Wise, John, 60
Wife—(Lucinda?), 60

1870 census: Ashby, Shenandoah, VA
Fox, William, 65, laborer, b. 1805

1870 census: Shenandoah Iron, Page, VA (Big Gem Cast Iron Furnace)
Head—Wise, Aaron, 37, works in iron furnace, b. VA
Wife—Jemima, 36, keeping house (daughter of William & Hannah Fox?)
Son—John W., 13, at home (married Bettie)
Son—Andrew J., 9, at home
Son—Hiram G., 6
Son—Aaron G., 4, b. 1866 (married Lotte/Lottie/Charlotte)
Other?—Redman, John, 24, laborer

Wise, Frances, 40, domestic, b. VA
Dau—Susan, 7

Head—Wise, William, 42, b. VA
Wife—Sarah J., 30
Son—James H., 5

1880 census: Shenandoah Iron, Page, VA
Head—Wise, Aaron, 40, laborer, b. VA
Wife—Mima, 40, keeping house
Son—John W., 19, laborer
Son—Hiram G. 17, laborer
Son—Aaron G., 14, laborer

Head—Wise, William, 54, laborer
Wife—Sarah J., 40, keeping house
Son—James H., 14, at home
Son—William J., 6
Dau—Malinda E., 3

1900 census: Shenandoah Iron Works District, Page, VA
Head—Wise, Aaron G., 35, day laborer, b. Dec 1864 VA
Wife—Lotte, 26, b. Feb. 1874
Son—Bernard, 7, b. Sept, 1892
Son—Ulysses A., 5, b. Oct. 1894
Son—Fred C., 4, b. Dec. 1895
Son—Floyd G., 4 months, b. Jan 1900
Dau—Mary S., 4 months, b. Jan 1900

Head—Wise, Bettie, 40, married, b. Dec. 1859, married 19 yrs, 8/11 children
Son—Arthur, 16, b. Jan 1884
Son—Carlton, 15, b. March 1885
Dau—Isabell, 13, b. Feb 1887
Dau—Lottie, 11, b. Feb. 1889
Dau—Edith, 9, b. Jan 1891
Dau—Sister, 7 months, b. Oct. 1899

Hubert, 16, female (in Luray District, Page, VA)
Robert H., 12 (stepson of James Banks, wife Sarah)

Head—Wise, Nam (Hiram), 37, widowed, laborer at furnace, b. May 1863 VA
Dau—Florence, 10, b. Dec 1889

Head—Wise, William, 32, laborer at tannery, b. Nov 1867
Wife—Jerdie, 35, b. July 1864
Dau—Lottie, 3, b. 1897

Boarder—Wise, Wm. (William), 61, b. March? 1839 (HOH Henderson)

1910 census: Shenandoah Iron Works District, Page, VA
Head—Wisse, Giant (Aaron Grant Wise?), 44, widowed, laborer, odd jobs, b. 1866 VA
Son—Godfrey, 17
Son—Sany (Arry), 16, b. 1894
Son—Fredrick, 10
Dau—Sudie, 10
Dau—Lenice, 7
Son—Jennings, 5
Mother—Jennina (Jemima), 76, widowed

Head—Wise, John, 52, servant for private family, married 30 yrs
Wife—Bettie, 49, married 30 yrs, 9/12 children
Son—Arthur, 26, laborer at odd jobs
Dau—Edith, 20, housework, at home
Dau—Cecil/Cecelia, 10, no occupation
Son-in-law—Carter, Carl, 24, teamster
Dau—Lottie, 22, no occupation

1917-18 WW I Draft Registration
Godfrey Wise, 25, b. Sept 19, 1892 Grove Hill, VA
Residence: Shenandoah, VA
Employment: laborer
Employer, Norfolk & Western Railroad Company, Shenandoah, VA

1917-18 WW I Draft Registration
Arry Wise, 22, single, b. Oct 4, 1894, VA
Relatives: father, sister, brother
Laborer: Bethlehem Steel
Residence: Steelton, PA

1920 census: Fifth Street, Shenandoah, Page, VA
Head—Wise, Bettie, 54, widow, laundress, private family
Dau—Cecil/Cecelia, 20, single, no occupation
Dau—Artie, 17, single, no occupation

1920 census: 608 W. Martin Street, 3rd Ward, Berkeley, WVA
Head—Wise, Carl E., 36, loads trucks at store. b. VA
Wife—Mollie B., 37
Son—Lawrence, 12
Dau—Rosetta, 6

1920 census: 3rd Ward, Steelton, Dauphin, PA
Head—Javins, Samuel, 56, laborer, steel company, b. VA
Wife—Florence, 55, no occupation, b. VA
Son—Arthur S., 30, laborer, steel company, b. VA
Son—Adolphus, 26, laborer, steel company, b. VA
Dau-in-law—Cecelia, 20, no occupation, b. VA
Son—Frank, 24, laborer, steel company, b. VA
Dau-in-law—Lucile, 23, no occupation, b. DC

1930 Fifth Street, Shenandoah, Page, VA
Head—Wise, Bettie, 67, widow, laundress for private family, homeowner

1930 census: Lucas Hollow Road, Shenandoah, Page, VA
Head—Lewis, Albert, 37
Wife—Sudie, 36
Nephew—Wise, Jennings, 14
Nephew—Order, 11
Niece—Dorothy, 9
Niece—Gussie?, 6

1930 census: Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA
Head—Wise, Carl (Carlton?), 45, janitor, telegraph building, b. VA
Wife—Mable, 47, b. VA, parents b. VA
Son—Laurence, 21, laborer,
Dau—Rosata, 18, house work, private
Grandson—William C., 1 yr, 5 months
Bro-in-law—Blakey, Doe, 47, laborer
Sister—Mir, Edith, 40, maid, private family
Bro-in-law—Shomis, Grant, 25, driver

1930 census: 316 Ridge Street, Steelton, Dauphin, PA
Head—Wise, Arry U. (Arry Ulysses Wise), 33, fireman, steel plant, b. 1897
Wife—Delle M. (Della), 29
Son—Wendall N., 8
Dau—Dagamone C., 7
Son—Arry U. 3 yrs, 9 months
Dau—Jean E., 2 yrs, 3 months

1930 census: 343 Muench Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA
Head—Javins, Adolphus C., 36, janitor at office building
Wife—Cecelia, 30 (Cecelia Wise Javins)

1942, WW II Draft Registration
Godfrey Wise, 49, b. Sept 20, 1892 Shenandoah, VA
Residence 132 Ridge Street, Steelton, Dauphin, PA
Unemployed
Nearest relative: Arry Wise (Arry Ulysses Wise), 228 Bailey, Steelton, PA

1942, WW II Draft Registration
Carl Wise, 57, b. March 17, 1885, Shenandoah, VA
Residence, 612 Cumberland Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA
Nearest relative: Cecelia Javins, sister, 1614 Walnut, Harrisburg
Employer, Paul Bittner, Harrisburg Telegraph, 216 Locust

1942, WW II Draft Registration
Arry Ulysses Wise
Born Oct 9, 1894, Shenandoah, VA
Residence: 228 Bailey Street, Steelton, Dauphin, PA
Nearest relative: Della Wise, 228 Bailey Street
Employment: Bethlehem Steel, Steelton, PA

1942, WW II Enlistment
Jennings W. Wise, b. 1906 VA
Enlistment August 5, 1942, Harrisburg, PA
Rank: Private; single, no dependents
Education: Grammar School

WW II Draft Registration
Frank Louis Javins, 46, b. May 1, 1895, Theodical, VA
Residence 1614 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, Dauphin, PA
Employer: Brann & Stuart Co., Mechanicsburg, PA
Wife: Lucille Javins

1943 WW II Enlistment
Cecelia W. Javins (Cecelia Wise Javins) b. 1899 VA
Negro citizen, enlisted on Jan. 4, 1943 in Womens Army Corps
Grade code: Aviation Cadet
Branch code: Inactive Reserve
Residence Harrisburg, PA
Education: Grammar school
Employment: Electrician, Motion Picture
Married

WW II Draft Registration
Adolphus Caluste Javins, born July 3, 1894, Fairfax County, VA
Address: 1614 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA
Employer: Patriot Evening News, 11 N. Market Square, Harrisburg, PA

1968 California Death Index

Godfre E. Wise, b. Sept 19, 1892, VA; died May 21, 1968, Alameda, CA


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