American Civil War Sesquicentennial

9 May 2015 marked the 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. Wisharts were of course involved, a full list of men who served in uniform and their affiliations are as below: Private Abraham Wishard 59th New York Infantry (Union) Private Abram Wishard 3rd Iowa Cavalry (Union) Private Absalom Wiseheart 154th Indiana Infantry […]

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Wisharts of Dunbar, Pennsylvania

The following transcriptions concern a Wishart family from Fife who settled in Pennsylvania in the 1870’s and were recorded in the Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania (VOLUME 2) which was written by James Hadden in 1912. Andrew Wishart was born on 31 October 1843 in Burntisland and was the oldest son of […]

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