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Grace (Rider) Wise (bef. 1799 - 1872)

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Grace Wise formerly Rider
Born before in South Milton, Devon, Englandmap
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Grace Rider was baptized on May 4, 1799 at the All Saints Church in South Milton, Devon.[1] She was the daughter of Richard Rider and Agnes Pilditch. She married Joseph Wise. She emigrated from England to Prince Edward Island, along with her parents and and three of her siblings. It is uncertain whether she married in England or in Prince Edward Island. Joseph and Grace had at least one son born in Prince Edward Island.[2]

Upon the death of her father in 1838, Grace shared equally in his estate with her 4 surviving siblings.[3]

Grace died on June 28, 1872 and was buried in the South Winsloe Cemetery.[4]


  1. South Hams, Devon, Parish Records, South Milton, All Saints: baptisms 1736 – 1812 – Rider
  2. PEI Public Archives and Records Office, Baptismal Records, St. Paul’s Church, Book 2, Pg 91 – Joseph Wise
  3. Early Prince Edward Island probate records, 1786-1850 / by Linda Jean Nicholson, 2005, Pg 224, Richard Rider (Estate File Will R-27. Two documents. Liber 3, Folio 150)
  4. Master name index of the Prince Edward Island Museum & Heritage Foundation

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