William Kern Gise (born 1871)

"Lieutenant Commander William Kern Gise"

Father is William Franklin Gise (born 1835)

1900 to 1901 : Captain of USS Sylph (PY-5) (US Presidential Yacht)

https://usnamemorialhall.org/index.php/WILLIAM_K._GISE,_LCDR,_USN

WILLIAM K. GISE, LCDR, USN

William Gise '93

Date of birth: June 22, 1871 / Date of death: June 28, 1909

Age: 38

William Kern Gise was admitted to the Naval Academy from Illinois on June 14, 1889.

William Kern Gise "died while on duty" on June 28, 1909 as the executive officer of the naval station at Tutuila, Samoa. Unable to determine the circumstances of his death, but there is nothing to suggest it was operational in nature.

Register of Alumni gives date of death as June 29 but no other information.

He was survived by his mother and two siblings; he is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. (William's body was originally buried in Samoa, but re-interred in September 1910.)

In 1906 he was stationed in the Washington, D.C. area; as a Lieutenant he was in charge of "a battalion of marines and bluejackets" during a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.

He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, having served in Texas during the Battle of Santiago. He at one time commanded the presidential yacht Sylph.

William K Gise was born on month day 1871, at birth place, Illinois, to William Franklin Gise and Millie Gise.

William had 2 siblings: Edgar Kern Gise and one other sibling.

William lived in 1880, at address, Illinois.

His occupation was occupation.

William passed away on month day 1909, at age 38 at death place, American Samoa.

He was buried at burial place, Virginia.

1880 census - william f gise (with children incliding William K Gise)

https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=USC%2F1880%2F1000115744469

https://www.newspapers.com/image/28984278/?terms=%22William%2BKern%2BGise%22

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Alexander Graham Bell ?? (nope - different party .. https://www.newspapers.com/image/145528862/?terms=%22William%2BKern%2BGise%22 )

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With Andrews ? A Flynn relative ?

https://www.newspapers.com/image/349870593/?terms=%22William%2Bk%2BGise%22

1889

1889 - william k gise , cadet

https://www.newspapers.com/image/349861613/?terms=gise

1895 - WK Gise to be ensign

https://www.newspapers.com/image/374544187/?terms=gise%2Bjoliet


1897


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1897 - US Navy marine corps to Jan 1 1897


There is no "William C Gise" ... only a "William K Gise"

http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/NHC/Callahan/reg-usn-g.htm


jan 30 1900 - Ordered to command the sylph

https://www.newspapers.com/image/214857661/?terms=gise%2Bsylph

Captain of USS Sylph (PY-5) (US Presidential Yacht)

1900 (Feb) - WK Gise on the Sylph - tribute to Henry W Lawton

https://www.newspapers.com/image/214864028/?terms=%22W.%2BC.%2BGise%22

1900-02-09-the-evening-star-washington-dc-pg-10.jpg

https://www.newspapers.com/image/214863997/

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Feb 12 1900 - Wedding / Best Man

https://www.newspapers.com/image/214865046/?terms=gise%2Bsylph

Feb 16 1900 - Wedding / Best man

https://www.newspapers.com/image/371681621/?terms=gise


June 11 1900 - guests at party?

https://www.newspapers.com/image/365280103/?terms=gise%2Bsylph


June 1900 Census - Lt. Col Gise living ON the Sylph !!!

https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=USC%2F1900%2F004119092%2F00381&parentid=USC%2F1900%2F004119092%2F00381%2F001

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Dec 15 1900

https://www.newspapers.com/image/80002053/?terms=gise%2Bsylph


March 1901 - removed from sylph

https://www.newspapers.com/image/365313434/?terms=william%2Bk%2BGise%2Bmckinley


April 26 1901 - friends with mckinley but now off to china

https://www.newspapers.com/image/483270017/?terms=gise%2Bsylph


1904 off to newport

https://www.newspapers.com/image/145375157/?terms=gise%2Bsylph

1905 (Dec) - At wedding with Powers Symington

Also in attendance - Powers Symington (born 1872)

full page - 1905-10-29-washington-post-pg-society-5.jpg / https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ACaXZpC3LsBsJh6GuLQCDTYq1Or1t3NE

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Lieutenant GOVernor ?

1909 (July) - death

https://www.newspapers.com/image/548556600/?terms=Gise%2Bsamoa

https://www.newspapers.com/image/485139685/?terms=Gise%2Bsamoa

https://www.newspapers.com/image/257948560/?terms=Gise%2Bsamoa


(the other governor died in 1911... of 'Bright disease'

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bright%27s_disease

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Frederick_Parker_(United_States_Navy)


1910 - Burial - pallbearers

https://www.newspapers.com/image/330913105/?terms=gise%2Bsylph


https://www.newspapers.com/image/485600020/?terms=gise%2Bchina


Edward S> Kellogg

https://www.newspapers.com/image/186244102/?terms=gise%2Bchina


1905 - wedding

https://www.newspapers.com/image/371131379/?terms=gise%2Broosevelt

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1908

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Passong / Death

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https://books.google.com/books?id=hZL_SxiN3AwC&dq=william+k+gise+american+samoa&source=gbs_navlinks_s


The United States Army and Navy Journal and Gazette of the Regular and Volunteer Forces, Volume 46

Army and Navy Journal Incorporated, 1909

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July 10 1909 p 1272


Lieut. Comdr. William K. Gise, U.S.N., executive officer of the Annapolis, stationship at the naval station at Tutuila, Samoa, died at that place July 5, 1909. The body will be broughttotheUnitedStatesforinterment as soon as suitable arrangements can be made. Lieutenant COmmander Gise went out as ordance officer on the Ohio when the Battleship Fleet began its world cruise in December, 1907. He was transferred to Samoa about the time the fleet left San Francisco. His position at Navy for more than a century, four generations of the .The marriage of Mrs. Helen CampbellTrio.”

the naval station at Tutuila was a most important one, he same name having been in that service. He is a grand actingpracticallyascaptainoftheyardandhavingmuch sonofthelateCommodoreJohnDownes,U.S.N. Heis omnizedJuly3attheresidenceofthebride'scoust* to do with naval affairs on the island. Commander Gise survivedbyhiswifebyasecondmarriage,formerlyMiss

--I-

was born in Dwight, Ill... on June 22, 1871, and entered

the naval Service as a naval cadet on June 14, 1889. He

waspromotedtoensignonJuly1,1895,andserveddur inlinefromthisfamilyinsuchservice,andbyadaugh

ter, Mrs. Henry Mellen (Elsie Downes), of California.

Henrietta Wise, of Washington ; by a son, Lieut. John

James Sumner Pettit, Annapolis, Md.

The engagement is announced of Miss No.

Downes, an officer in the United States Navy, the fourth

looker, daughter of Major Charles É. Lydecker so. N.Y., of 11 East 81st street, New York city,toof

ing the Spanish-American War, 1898, on board the U.S.S.

Texas. He was promoted to lieutenant (junior grade)

on March 3, 1899, and to lieutenant on March 3, 1901, War of France, died July 9, 1909. He was stricken by

the most important part of his service in the latter grade apoplexy, a few months ago. In gallantry in the field

being as follows: On U.S.S. Kentucky, May, 1903, to during the Crimean war, Franco-Prussian war, Africa

June 21, 1904: at Naval Gun Factory, navy yard, Wash

ington,D.C..Aug.18,1904,toJan.3.1906:asexecutive woreasilverplateasasubstituteforaportionofhis officer,ofU.S.S.DolphinfromJan.4,1906,toOct.21, abdomen,tornoffbyawoundthatwouldhavekilledmost Nichols,andonlytherelatives,withafewoftoo.

1907. Hewaspromotedtolieutenantcommanderfrom men,butwhichhesurvivedtorisebypersonalmeritto

Feb.8,1907. OnOct.22,1907,hereportedfordutyas