Bray & Wiseman Families of Switzerland County, Indiana

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  • ID: I176
  • Name: Naomi BRAY 1
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 03 Mar 1824 in <Switzerland Co., IN> 1
  • Death: 06 Dec 1908 in Near Long Run, Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
  • Burial: 08 Dec 1908 McKay Cemetery, Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
  • Event: Of Interest 1847 Switzerland Co., IN
  • Note:
    From Robert D. Wiseman 7/12/99 <BobWiseElk@aol.com>
    Indiana Historical Society, Publications, Volume 8, "Coverlet Weaving in Indiana", by Mrs. A.V. Danner, Vevay, pages 425-29: "Away down in Craig Township, eighty years ago, Naomi Bray was weaving a 'lover's knot' coverlet in blue and white, verily a maiden's dream, for the next year (c1847?) she married Mr. (Charles) Wiseman."
  • Census: 1900 Switzerland Co., IN
  • Note:
    East Division Craig Township.
    Naomy Wiseman, head of household, 76, widow; with Julia Cotton, Servant, 39; Minnie B. Roberts, boarder, 1; Thomas Jones, servant, 21.
  • Event: Death Record 06 Dec 1908 Switzerland Co., IN
  • Note:
    Health Department, Computer Printout of Death Records, Vevay, Indiana.
    Naomi Wiseman bk C-9 p32
    born: 03-03-1824 Indiana, female, age 84, widow
    died: 12-06-1908 Switzerland Co., IN (Craig Twp.)
    father: Samuel Bray, born Ohio
    mother: Susanna Ball, born Kentucky
    spouse: not given
    buried: McKay Cemetery, Switzerland Co., Indiana
    cause of death: Bronchitis
  • Event: Obituary 10 Dec 1908 Switzerland Co., IN
  • Note:
    The Vevay Reveille.
    AGED WOMAN DEAD. Mrs. Naomi Wiseman died at her home near Long Run last Sunday morning at 9:30 o'clock, after an illness of several weeks of suffering from bronchitis and heart trouble. Mrs. Wiseman at the time of her death was 84 years, 9 months and 3 days old. She was born in Craig township, this county, and spent all of her life near the home of her birth. She leaves four children, Henry, Samuel, Charles and Mrs. James M. Scott.




    Father: Samuel BRAY b: 23 Jun 1797 in Kentucky
    Mother: Susanna BALL b: 15 Dec 1797 in Kentucky

    Marriage 1 Charles WISEMAN b: 08 Nov 1815 in Berne, , , Switzerland
    • Married: 09 Aug 1849 in Switzerland Co., IN 2
    Children
    1. Has Children Susanna WISEMAN b: 02 Aug 1850 in Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
    2. Has No Children Albert WISEMAN b: 02 Feb 1852 in Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
    3. Has Children Samuel Bray WISEMAN b: 23 Sep 1855 in Vevay, Jefferson Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
    4. Has Children Henry Weir WISEMAN b: 13 Mar 1859 in Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN
    5. Has No Children Charles WISEMAN b: 05 Sep 1861 in Craig Twp., Switzerland Co., IN

    Sources:
    1. Title: Samuel Bray Descendant Chart [MyFile BCF-3]
    2. Title: Records reviewed at Courthouse in Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana
      Page: No Volume Number 1846-1849 p422 [MyFile Switz3/11]

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