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Ambrose James Wise

Birthplace: Wayne, North Carolina, United States
Death: April 29, 1816 (56)
Bear Swamp, Marion District, South Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Wise and Rebeckah Wise
Husband of Ruth Harding Wise
Father of James Gideon Giles Eugene Wise; Thomas Aquilla Wise; Jesse WISE; nn; Moses Wise and 5 others
Brother of Thomas Wise; Josiah Wise; John Wise; Joseph Wise; Isaac Wise and 10 others

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About Ambrose James Wise

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South Carolina By Edward B. Wheeler Esq. Ordinary, Marion District, SC.

Whereas William Goodyear made suit to me to grant him letters of administration of the Estate and effects which were of Ambrose Wise late of Bear Swamp of this District deceased- These are to cite and admonish all and singular the kindred and creditors of the said Ambrose Wise, that they be and appear before me, in the Court of Ordinary, to be held at Marion Court house on friday next, after publication hereof to show cause, if any they have, why the said administration should not be granted.

Given under my ahdn and seal, this 26 day of April in the year of our Lord, Eighteen hundred & twenty nine and in the fifty fourth Year of American Independence.

Edw. B. Wheeler SEAL Ordinary N.D.

State of South Carolina To Messrs. Wm Ford, George Ford, Allen Johnson, Dougal

Marion District Carmichael & Jesse Ford

By Edw.B. Wheeler, Esq. Ordinary—

Whereas to empower you or any three or four of you, whose names are hereunto written, to repair to all such parts and places in this district as you may be directed unto by William Goodyear Adm. Of the goods and effects of Ambros Wise late of Bear Swamp dec'd wheresoever any goods and chattels of the said deceased are, or may remain within the said parts and places, and which shall be shewn unto you by the said William Goodyear. And there ____ and appraise all and every the goods and chattels, being first sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God to make a true and perfect inventory and appraisement therefore, and to cause the same to be returned under your hands, as any three or four of you to the said William Goodyear, on or before the first Monday in November month next ensuig. Done the 14th day of October 1829 and the fifty fourth year of American Independence. Edwd. B. Wheeler Ordinary

State of South Carolina, Marion District

This 22nd October 1829 personally appeared before me William Ford & Allin Johnson & Dugal Carmichael, who acts for want of others as appraiser, being sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God of the appraisers appointed to appraise the goods and chattels of Ambrose Wise in the District aforesaid deceased, who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God, made oath that they would make a just and true appraisement of all and singular, the goods and chattels (Ready money ______) of the said deceased, which may be shewn to them by William Goodyear.

Of all and singular, the goods, rights, and creditsof the said deceased, and that they would return a true and perfect inventory of the same.

Certified under their hand, unto the said, within the time prescribed by law. William Ford Allen Johnson Dugal Carmichael Jesse Ford

State of South Carolina, Marion District

By Wm Ford, Allen Johnson, Dugal Carmichael & Jesse Ford appraisers of and to the Late Residence of Ambrose Wise, Did appraise the following property, to wit:

To 2 beds & furniture $8

To 7 Sitting Chairs $12

To 1 Lot Pewter & knives & forks $5

To 2 Chests $2.50

To 2 Spinning wheels $2

To 1 Jug $.7

To 1 Cart $11

To 1 Still $15

To 1 Grafton $2

To 2 Cow hides $2

To 1 Lot tools, hoes & axes $2.25

To1 Lot ploughs $2

To 1 Lot pots $1.50

To 1 Lot barrels $1

To 1 Lot cattle 19 head 4 dollars each $76

To 1 Mare $50

To 1 Crop corn & fodder $58

To 1 Lot hogs 12 head $26

To ditto—17 head .75 per head $12.75

To 600 acres of land more or less $600

To 2 tables $.50

To Lot potatos $2

To 1 Smooth P______ $.75


Total: $880.00

October 22, 1829 We the Appraisers do certify we have viewd the property annexed hereto and have approved the same agreeable to the annexed Schedule thereto. Given under our hand and seal the date above written. $880.00 William Ford

Dugal Carmichael

Jesse Ford

Allen Johnson

State of South Carolina, Marion District

(A portion is illegible) “Personal Estate of Ambrose Wise…Sold by Wm. Goodyear this 10th day of November 1829”

To 1 grafton Levi Barfield $3.65

To 1 lot potato Sally Wise $.50

To 1 lot setting chairs Ditto $.50

2 Spinning wheels Mourning Wise $.50

1 lot pewter to the same $.50

1 lot tools Sarah Wise $1.71

1 ax John C. Davis $.40

1 lot plows Ms. Wise $.50

1 pare cartwheels to Ms. Wise $5.05

1 lot hogs to Morning Wise $15.25

1 lot hogs to Eli Page $12.55

1 mare to Jesse Barfield $44.50

1 still to Michael Davies $17.00

1 Cow and yearling Solomon Miller $8

1 cow and yearling Griffin Taylor $7

1 Wheel Barrow Mourning Wise $2.44

1 Lot Corn and fodder to Ms Wise $.10

Potato patch to Mourning Wise $10

1 feather bed to Levi Barfield $5.41

To one bed Elias Miller $8.98

To one saddle Levi Barfield $4

To 2 hides to Mrs. Wise $2.27

To 1 pot ditto $1.26

To 2 pots to Mourning Wise $.36

To 1 jug Mrs. Wise $.29

South Carolina Marion District February 9th 1833, at the late Residence of Ambrose Wise. We offer for Sale the following property, viz.

Acres of land

200 ac. to Allen Johnson at $183.00

114 ac. to Moses Wise $114.00

150 ac. to Dugal Carmichael $125.00

1 Arm Chiar Moses Wise $1.375

5 Sitting Chairs John Thompson $.85

1 Wading hoe Elizabeth Barfield $.10

2 plows & hoe Giles Yelverton $.63

1 Table Daniel Snow $.56

1 Table Lucisa Hill $.125

1 Pot Eli Lovett $.4225

1 Spade to John Goodyear

1 lot of augurs & chisels to Eli Lovett $1.07

1 draw knife/ spindle Daniel Snow $.20

1 _______ John Ayres $.58

1 Cowpen_____ John Louis $.47 [5]


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Ambrose James Wise's Timeline

July 17, 1759
Wayne, North Carolina, United States
Marion Co, South Carolina, United States
South Carolina, United States
June 11, 1781
Horry County, South Carolina, USA
South Carolina, United States
July 13, 1787
Marion, Marion County, South Carolina, United States
Marion, South Carolina, United States
Accomack, Virginia, United States
Alabama, United States