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John Wiseman

John Wiseman
b. 5 January 1800, Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky, to James and Lydia Wiseman
d. 17 January 1882, Colfax, Whitman County, Washington

m/1. 8 February 1827, Harrison County, Indiana
Hannah Venner

m/2. 10 January 1841, Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
Catherine Van Doran

m/3. 14 December 1854, Linn County, Oregon
Catherine (Brown) Snith


  • Elizabeth married James Pearl
  • Catherine married Henry Rebhan
  • Sarah married Joseph Pearl
  • Daniel
  • Nancy Jane married Joseph McKinney
  • Lydia Ann married (1) Columbus Deal, (2) George Hill
  • James B.
  • Harriet L. married [–?–] Pollard
  • John Wesley married Bettie Jane Barton
  • Mary A. married [–?–] DeWitt
  • Hannah married Franklin Presley
  • William

John emigrated from Indiana in 1844 to Andrew, Missouri, and then moved to Linn
County, Oregon, in 1852. John’s father served in the Revolutionary War from Rowan County, North Carolina. He moved to Madison County, Kentucky, in 1792; to Cumberland County, Kentucky, in 1798; to Harrison County, Indiana, in 1813; and to Miami County, Indiana, in 1833.

Submitted by:
Robert D. Wiseman
Elkhart IN

James Stanford Arthur

b. 25 January 1856, Jackson County, Indiana, to William and Cynthia (Ingle) Arthur
d. 15 February 1933, Deer Lodge, Powell County, Montana

m. 13 March 1876, Jackson County, Indiana
Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker
b. 26 December 1860, Jackson County, Indiana, to Enock Henry and Mary Ann (Brown) Hunsucker
d. 8 August 1946, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Children with Elizabeth Celestine Hunsucker:

  • Charles (d. 1927)
  • Edward “Curt” (1877-1963) married Ellen Sunburg
  • Myrtle (b. 1878) married Wallace Richardson
  • Fred (1884-1967) married Mary Fish
  • John Chester (1886-1920) married Olive Muller
  • Rosezetta (1887-1891)
  • Minnie Geneva (1889-1963) married Alexander H. Mootz
  • William “Bill” (1891-1966) married Marie Hill
  • Maude (1892-1952) married Charles E. Sollin
  • Orville Norman (1897-1950) married (1) Mabel Erickson, (2) Myrtle Dawson
  • Martha (1901-1966) married Eugene H. Roger
  • Galays Dorothy married Howard Dewitt
  • Hazel Marie (1907-1960) married Earl Meade

James left Jackson County, Indiana, between 1878 and 1884. He homesteaded in Minnesota, then he farmed and ranched in the Richey area of northeastern Montana.

Submitted by:
Sharon Kay Arthur Knapp
Superior MT