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Capt. Edmund Scarborough I
(1584-Bef 1635)
Hannah (Anna) Smith
(Abt 1594-After 1635)
Col. John Wise Sr.
(1617-Bef 1695)
Hannah Scarborough
John (Johannes) Wise
(Abt 1665-1741/1741)


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John (Johannes) Wise 1

  • Born: Abt 1665, Accomack Co., VA
  • Marriage (1): Frances Parker
  • Died: 20 Sep 1741-29 Dec 1741, Accomack Co., VA


John was born circa 1665 at Accomack Co, VA. John Wise the younger was called Johannes to distinguish him from his older brother of the same name. In 1704 he owned 400 acres in Acc Co.

John was named in his father's will on 21 October 1693 at Accomack Co, VA. He was shown John Wise, my second son of that name & usually called Johnannes, in the will of John Wise Sr. He was given the land on the North side of Checconessex Creek

He married Frances Parker, daughter of John Parker (II) and Bridgett Sacker, circa 1700.

John Wise the Younger was named in a power of attorney on 29 January 1708/9 at Little Fox Island, Accomack Co, VA. Power of Attorney from Mary Carter the lawful wife of John Carter of Accomack Co to Robert Snead of Accomack Co to acknowledge my relinquishment of dower or thirds to several Islands or tracks of land on Foxis Island, the one containing 83 acres, sold by my said husband John Carter to John Wise & Walter Pritchard, both of Accomack Co. Signed: 29 Jan 1708/09. Witt: Bryan Grady & Dan'l Maggs

He married Abigail Parker, daughter of John Parker (II) and Bridgett Sacker, circa 1723.4

He made a will on 20 September 1741 at Accomack Co, VA. To son Thomas Wise 1s. To son Matthew Wise 1s. To son Ezekiel Wise 1s. To daughter Tabitha Stockly 1s. To daughter Drummond Simpson 1s. To wife Abigail 1/3 of personal estate Bal. of estate to my aforesaid children & wife & to my two sons Johannis Wise & Joseph Wise. Wife Exec. Witt: John Smith, George Parker. John died before 29 December 1741 at Accomack Co, VA. It was on this date that his will was probated.

John married Frances Parker, daughter of John Parker II and Bridget Sacker. (Frances Parker was born about 1685 in Accomack Co., VA.)


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