Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Rev. John Wiseman

who departed this life
Jan. 22 A/D/ 1842
Aged 81 years, 5 months
& 4 days.

John Wiseman was born 18 Aug 1760 to Isaac Wiseman and Elizabeth Davis Wiseman in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

John married Sarah Green [1763-1847] on 10 May 1786 in Berks County.

John became an influential Methodist minister, having some of his first sermons heard at the old Rehoboth Church, located in Keenan, Monroe County, [West] Virginia. He was ordained by Bishop Asbury.

Later he traveled into Ohio where he and his family settled and pioneered.

John and Sarah had twelve children.

He is buried at...

New Salem Cemetery located in New Salem, Fairfield, Ohio.

1 comment:

Amy O'Neal said...

What a handsome monument!