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Francis Wisdom

Birthdate:
Birthplace: VA, United States
Death: before September 15, 1794
Pittsylvania County, VA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abner Wisdom; Francis Wisdom and Ann Wisdom
Husband of Sarah Wisdom
Father of Thomas Wisdom; John Wisdom; Sarah Craig; Abner Wisdom and Ann Allen
Brother of Brinsley Mortimer Wisdom; Tavner Wisdom; Abner Wisdom; Pollard William Wisdom; John Wisdom, Sr. and 4 others
Half brother of Pollard William Wisdom; Abner Wisdom, Jr. and Tavner Wisdom

Managed by: Meredith Healey Garraway
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About Francis Wisdom

  • DAR Ancestor #: A054697
  • Service: VIRGINIA Rank(s): PATRIOTIC SERVICE
  • Birth: CIRCA 1710 VIRGINIA
  • Death: ANTE 9-15-1794 PITTSYLVANIA CO VIRGINIA
  • Service Source: ABERCROMBIE & SLATTEN, VA REV PUB CLAIMS, VOL 3, P 763
  • Service Description: 1) FURNISHED SUPPLIES, PITTSYLVANIA CO

Came to America about 1730 along with his two older brothers, Brinsley Mortimer and Pollard William.


HE IMMIGRATED TO AMERICA FROM ENGLAND. HE HAD 3 SONS, ONE OF WHOM WAS JAMES, OUR FOREBEAR, WHO LEFT VA TO MOVE TO ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C.
(According to Genealogy of the Wisdom Family): "The brothers, although advanced in years, took an active part in the Revolutionary War of 1776, on the side of the Colonies." "Francis, who was in the army under General Washington, was killed some time during the war. The exact date cannot be ascertained." [Grammie used to have a letter, written by an ancestor who served under Gen. Washington, documenting a famous battle!]

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Francis Wisdom's Timeline

1710
1710
VA, United States
1730
1730
Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Colonial America
1738
1738
1744
December 28, 1744
Virginia
1748
1748
1754
January 17, 1754
Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
1782
1782
Age 72
03 13, Pittsylvania County, Holy See (Vatican City State)
1794
September 15, 1794
Age 84
Pittsylvania County, VA, United States
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Spotsylvania Co., Holy See (Vatican City State)