Brinkley Family History

Oliver Davenport “Porty” Wiseman

Name
Oliver Davenport “Porty” Wiseman
Given names
Oliver Davenport
Nickname
Porty
Surname
Wiseman
Birth
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary America Wiseman
February 6, 1823
Note: The sources disagree on Mary's birthdate and location. The 1870 US Census lists Mary as being 47 in August when the census was taken. If that was accurate then I believe King may have had the correct birthdate of February 6, 1823.
Marriage of a childJohn Richard CopelandMary America WisemanView this family
December 30, 1838
Occupation
Gunsmith

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brother
Albert Wiseman
brother
James Wiseman
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Shared note

Porty was a gun maker, who lived and ran his shop on the edge of the Maries Bottom, near the Argyle Road.