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Morris Wisdom[1, 2]

Male 1892 - 1976


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  • Born  12 Apr 1892  Spring Creek, Montgomery County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Nov 1976  Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5, 6
    Agency: Memorial Hospital 
    Address:
    1231 Greenfield Drive
    Clarksville, TN 
    Buried  17 Nov 1976  Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I835  Main
    Last Modified  13 Aug 2012 

    Father  Dick Wisdom 
    Mother  Margaret Meriwether,   b. Nov 1864-1868, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F292  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Zebedee Daniel,   b. 18 Apr 1899, Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1985, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Mar 1917 
    Type: Divorced 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Marriage date is from her Funeral Program
    Children 
     1. Margaret R Wisdom,   b. 13 Jan 1918, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >2. James M. Wisdom, Sr.,   b. 06 Jun 1919, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1968, Evansville (Vanderburgh County), IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. George Wisdom,   b. 27 Jun 1921, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. unknown
    >4. A. Wisdom
    >5. Vergil Lois Wisdom,   b. 19 Sept 1925, Todd County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1988, Detroit ,Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. G.C. Wisdom
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2007 
    Family ID  F202  Group Sheet

    Children 
     1. C. Wisdom
    Last Modified  12 Nov 2006 
    Family ID  F592  Group Sheet

  • Documents

    » Slide Show
    1910 TN Census: George Merriweather (Head)
    1910 TN Census: George Merriweather (Head)
    Nick, age 17 & Morris, age 14 living with George Merriweather and family.
    1920 Census - Trenton (Todd County), KY
    1920 Census - Trenton (Todd County), KY
    Morris - head - mulatto - age 22 - married -born in KY, parents born in KY - Farmer
    wife - can't read name but should be Zebedee - age 21 - born in KY, parents born in KY
    Margaret R. - daughter - age 1 - born in KY
    James M. - son - age 7 months - born in KY
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Histories

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    WWI Draft Registration Card: Morris Wisdom
    WWI Draft Registration Card: Morris Wisdom
    Age: 21
    Address - Route 1, Guthrie, KY
    Date of Birth: May 12, 1896
    Born in Montgomery County, TN
    Occupation: Laborer on farm
    Dependents: Wife & father
    No previous military experience
    Medium height, medium build, black eyes, black hair

    Dated: June 5, 1917
    Death Certificate: Morris Wisdom
    Death Certificate: Morris Wisdom
    Usual Occupation: Salvager
    Informant: Ms. Ruth Quaries
    Newspaper obituary for Morris Wisdom.
    Newspaper obituary for Morris Wisdom.
    Published in the newspaper November 15, 1976.

  • Notes  Born:
    • Death Certificate has birth day as 8 May 1905. Birth dates are generally inconsistent. 1900 census has Mar 1894.

    Buried:
    • Buried in Hillman Cemetery, Clarksville.

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] 1920 KY Census: Todd County (Trenton).

    2. [S87] 1930 KY Census: Todd County (Trenton).

    3. [S2] SSDI (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S188] 1900 US Census.
      Civil District 2, Montgomery County, Tennessee - District 25, Sheet 5B, Family #75, http://goo.gl/Wgr3T. Age 6. Born Mar 1894.

    5. [S40] TN Death Certificate.
      File No. 76-035393

    6. [S262] Tennessee Deaths, 1949-2009: Shelby County Register of Deeds. http://register.shelby.tn.us/.