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George WISE

Male 1820 - 1886  (66 years)


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  • Name George WISE  [1
    Born 1820 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1865  Milwaukie, Clackamas, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1886 
    Person ID I1071  Tong Family History
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 

    Family Sarah Elizabeth TONG,   b. 04 Feb 1842, Mahaska Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1881  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 01 Sep 1859  [1
    Children 
    +1. William Alexander WISE,   b. 31 Oct 1860, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1944, McMinnville, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. Mary Elinor WISE,   b. 11 Feb 1862, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1934  (Age 72 years)
    +3. John WISE,   b. 31 Dec 1863, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1934  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Martha Vilinda WISE,   b. 30 Nov 1865, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1929  (Age 63 years)
    +5. George Bond WISE,   b. 21 Mar 1867, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1905  (Age 38 years)
    +6. Sarah Elizabeth WISE,   b. 19 Jun 1868, Harmony, Clakamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1937, Milwaukie, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     7. James WISE,   b. 18 Nov 1871,   d. 14 Jun 1894  (Age 22 years)
     8. Robert WISE,   b. 09 Sep 1874,   d. 26 Dec 1888  (Age 14 years)
     9. Rebecca WISE,   b. 05 Feb 1877
     10. Ruth WISE,   b. 11 Feb 1880,   d. 11 Apr 1931  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F335  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    George Wise Farmhouse
    George Wise Farmhouse
    Circa 1900, Milwaukie, Oregon
    George & Sarah Elizabeth Wise with second child John.
    George & Sarah Elizabeth Wise with second child John.

  • Notes 
    • George Wise was born in 1820. His wife, Sarah Elizabeth Tong was born in 1842. They were married in 1859. George Wise built the farmhouse that is now the Milwaukie Museum in 1865. It was originally located at what is now 6527 Lake Road. George and Sarah Wise raised 10 children in this house. Their first child, George Bond Wise, was born in 1867. Sarah Wise died in 1881 and George Wise died in 1886. Ownership of the house passed to their son George Bond Wise. He sold the house in 1902, and died in 1905. The house ended up being owned by United Grocers, Inc. The

      George & Sarah Elizabeth Wise with second child John.

      Milwaukie Historical Society was formed in 1936 and was incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1973. United Grocers donated the George Wise farmhouse to the Milwaukie Historical Society, who moved it to its current location. It opened as the Milwaukie Museum on June 7, 1975. The house has a plaque reading "Christa McDonald, A True Friend, June 1, 1994."

      http://myweb.msoe.edu/~westr/milwaukie.htm

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Tong Book - 2nd edition - 1974.