Matthias Wisner, Sr

Matthias Wisner, Sr

Birth
Death 17 Sep 1821 (aged 92–93)
Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Butler, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 68385385 · View Source
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Prob. born in Germany (need documentation); a Mathias Weesner, a German, was naturalized in Maryland 15 Sep 1772 (Source: Denizations and Naturalizations in the British Colonies in America, 1607-1775)

NOTE: birth based on headstone which indicates birth year of 1728. Area called Black Rock when Mathias was living there.

Married Sarah Mannon in about 1775. They were the parents of:

Rachel WISNER 1775 – 1812
*AGNES WISNER 1778 – 1850
Matthew "Mathias" WISNER Jr 1779 – 1821
Samuel WISNER 1779 – 1854
Elizabeth WISNER 1785 – 1815
*Christian WISNER 1788 – 1871
*John WISNER 1791 – 1875
Abraham WISNER 1794 – 1886
Isaac WISNER 1795 – 1860
Mary WISNER 1795 –
*Identified in findagrave

"History states that Mrs. John Busby [Agnes], whose maiden name was Wisner, was a daughter of a member of the staff of General Washington." [however, no documentation to prove this]

In 1783, Mathias Wisner owned four properties in the North Hundred--Head & Tail (48 acres), Wisners Prospect (360 acres), Stevens Addition (30 acres), and Stevens Folly (22 acres). He is documented to have paid the Supply Tax of 1783 in support of the Revolutionary War, thus eligible to be designated a Patriot by the DAR.

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WISNER, MATHIAS DAR Ancestor
Service: MARYLAND Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: CIRCA 1745
Death: ANTE 2-26-1823 BALTIMORE CO MARYLAND
Service Source: MD HIST SOC, MD TAX LIST, 1783, BALTIMORE CO, PP 134-134A
Service Description: 1) PAID SUPPLY TAX, 1783
Residence: 1) City: NORTH HD - County: BALTIMORE CO - State: MARYLAND
Spouse
1) X X
2) SARAH MANNON

Burial: Sep 1821 Family Plot on Wisner's Prospect, Maryland

Will probated in Baltimore Co MD in 1823 [Folio 529, Book 11]


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In memory of/
MATTHIAS WISNER/
who died/
Sept 17, 1821/
Aged 93 years/


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  • Created by: janicet
  • Added: 14 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68385385
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthias Wisner, Sr (1728–17 Sep 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68385385, citing Wisner's Prospect Cemetery, Butler, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by janicet (contributor 47361005) .