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Gen William Saltonstall Wiseman
Birth: Aug. 4, 1814, India
Death: Jul. 14, 1874
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

British Rear-Admiral. Wiseman was the son of Captain Sir William S.Wiseman of Canfield Hall,Essex, England. The Wiseman family of London claim descent from Sir John Wiseman who was cited for his bravery at the Battle of the Spurs in 1513. The first Baronet was Sir William Wiseman who died July 1, 1643. On September 6, 1827, Wiseman entered the Royal Naval College, Portsmouth, England. He succeeded as the 8th Baronet Wiseman of Canfield Hall, Essex, England on July 1, 1845. From January 1850 to July 1851, he was Second-in-Command of the Excellent, a gunnery ship, Portsmouth, England; February 2, 1855, Captain of the Penelope, Cape of Good Hope, and from April 1863 to May 1866 Commodore of the Australian Squadron. On November 12, 1869 he received his commission of Rear-Admiral,Royal Navy. He died of a heart attack while on a business trip in Saint Joseph. His family in England was contacted about where the remains should be sent and they said they would send money for his burial in St. Joseph, Missouri.  (bio by: Tom Denardo) 
 
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Mount Mora Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Oct 26, 2005
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Gen William Saltonstall Wiseman
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Gen William Saltonstall Wiseman
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Gen William Saltonstall Wiseman
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