Mary "Polly" Wheeler

10 July 1805–1831 (Age 25)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Wheeler was born on 10 July 1805, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, Peter Wheeler, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Coker, was 24. She married Isaac N Thompson Jr on 6 February 1828, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States. She died in 1831, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 26.

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Isaac N Thompson Jr
Mary "Polly" Wheeler
Marriage: 6 February 1828

Spouse and Children

6 February 1828
Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (7)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Polly Wheeler, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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