WISEMAN

"Windows Into Our Past The Longhunters, Volume 3", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 2001.

Thomas Wiseman

Thomas Wiseman , b. ca. 1715, London, Middlesex, England; m. to unknown.  Thomas Wiseman had:

William Edward Wiseman

William Edward Wiseman , son of Thomas Wiseman , b. 2 Feb 1741, St. James, Clarksport, London, Middlesex, England; d. 1830, Ingalls, Avery, NC; bur. 1830, Sunny Brook Farm, Avery, NC; m 1st 1758 to Sadie Brown, Charleston, South Carolina; d. childbirth; m 2nd 1761, Cauldwell Co./Burke Co., NC to Mary Davenport , daughter of Thomas or Peter Davenport , b. 17 Jun 1741, Culpeper, Virginia; d. 17 Jun 1796, Ingalls, Avery, NC of milk poisoning; bur. Jun 1796; m 3rd Lydia Bedford. 

At the age of 13 he came to the U. S. as a stowaway and was caught and sold (or indentured) to pay for his ship passage.

William Edward & Sadie (Brown) Wiseman  had two children:

         Child Wiseman
        
Child Wiseman

After the death of his wife William agreed to let her sister raise the children.  No further record is found of these children.

William went to John's River in Caldwell Co., NC where he met and married Mary Davenport  in 1761 (daughter of Peter).  William along with Thomas Baker and Peter Davenport  went to Lenoir , North Carolina and started a furniture factory.  Peter Davenport and William Wiseman  were in the Revolutionary War together.  When the war was over David Baker  married one of William Wiseman's daughters, Susannah.

William Edward & Mary ( Davenport ) Wiseman  had:

1.       Dorothy Wiseman , b. 5 Feb 1765, Ingalls, Avery, NC; d. 23 Aug 1855, Bakersville, Coldwell, NC; bur. Old Town Cemetery, Coldwell, NC; m. David Baker  (as his 2nd wife), son of Thomas & Dorothy (Davenport) Baker , b. 3 Jun 1749; d. 15 Sept 1838, Bakersville, NC.  For further information See Baker - 2nd Family.
2.      
Thomas Wiseman , b. 30 Apr 1763, Ingalls, Avery , NC ; d. 12 Nov 1806, Burke Co., NC; bur. Nov 1806.
3.      
William Wiseman , b. 15 Aug 1767, Ingalls, Avery , NC .
4.      
Mary Wiseman , b. 11 Apr 1769, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina ; d. Jun 1865, Caldwell , NC ; bur. 1865.
5.      
Davenport Wiseman , b. 25 Aug 1771, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina ; d. 1830.
6.      
Martin Davenport  Wiseman , b. 24 Aug 1773, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina ; d. 1838, Benton , TN.
7.      
James Wiseman , b. 18 Aug 1775, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina
8.      
John Wiseman , b. 21 Feb 1777, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina ; d. 26 Oct 1864, Lincoln Co., TN.
9.      
Celestial Wiseman , b. 22 Oct 1779, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina .
10.   
Robert Wiseman , b. 17 Jul 1784, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina .
11.   
Nancy Wiseman , b. 21 Oct 1792, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina .
12.   
Susannah Wiseman , b. 16 Feb 1781 or 1802, Ingalls, Avery , North Carolina ; d. aft. 1850, Allen, Collin, TX; bur. Old Town Cemetery, Bakersville, NC.; m. Thomas Baker , son of David & Mary (Webb) Baker , b. 24 May 1782; d. 1860, bur. Bakersville Cemetery, North Carolina.  For further information See Baker - 2nd Family.