Wise, A. M., was born near Clyde, March 4, 1830, the eldest son of Amanzo and Betsey Wise, who were among the
earliest settlers in Galen. His wife is Julia, daughter of David Waldruff a prominent farmer and builder of Clyde.
They were married December 19, 1854, and have four children: T. Jefferson, Alice, Frank, and Belle. In 1862 Mr.
Wise purchased the blast furnace near Wolcott and operated it for eight years, after which as senior member of
Wise & Waldruff four years were spent in the manufacture of lumber. With his eldest son, Jefferson, he is now
engaged in farming and the choicest portion of the 220 acres is devoted to the culture of grapes, berries and smaller
fruits. Jefferson married Susan Wadsworth, of Wolcott, who died August 8, 1889, leaving no children.
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