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David Wisner
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Birth: 1756
Warwick
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1840
Newfane
Niagara County
New York, USA

Fought for America in Revolution. Enlistment Dec 1775 through 1780 (total of 16 months of enlistments). Engaged in battle of White Plains. Was made Ensign under Capt David McCambly under Colonel John Hathorn. The Secretary of War (1835) listed as drawing a pension as an ensign in the Revolution, in Niagara County.

After the Revolution, lived in Northumberland Co. Penn, five years. In 1789, with his wife and 4 children went to Romulus NY. They were one of the first settlers of Seneca County. In about 1810 he sold his property to Elijah Kenne Jr. (who married his daughter Hester).

He then lived in Newfane, Niagara Co, NY 22 years. (paraphrased from Anna Hayward Merritt Genealogical Library, Vol 2, pages 51 & 52).

Wisner's of America (page 118) quotes a pension record saying Ensign David Wisner was born on 4 Dec 1758 in Warwick NY and died in Newfane NY 18 Jun 1840.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sally Blain Wisner (1763 - 1826)
 
 Children:
  Anna Wisner Halsted (1774 - 1876)*
  Hester Metable Wisner Kinne (1780 - 1866)*
  William Wisner (1782 - 1860)*
  James Wisner (1788 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Revolutionary War Veteran - Cousin of Henry Wisner, member of the First and Second Continental Congress. Henry also, on the committee of the New York Provincial Congress which drafted the first Constitution for the State. He also manufactured powder and arms for the Continental Army. David, also, the uncle of Governor Moses Wisner, 12th Governor of the State of Michigan. David's brother, Jehiel, was the first Baptist minister in the area.

Anna Hayward transcribed a stone in the Chapman Cemetery, Lake Road, Olcott to read "David Wisner Died June 18 1840 Aged 82 yrs, 6 mon, 14 days." She notes "was a revolutionary soldier. Has bronze marker placed by D.A.R." (Vol 6 page 30).
 
Burial:
Wisner Cemetery
Niagara County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Chris Collman
Originally Created by: Kathy
Record added: May 24, 2011
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David Wisner
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David Wisner
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- Cathy Creger Shelley
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