Henry Wheelwright

25 June 1864–26 February 1936 (Age 71)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Wheelwright was born on 25 June 1864, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wheelwright, was 34 and his mother, Grace Hawkesworth, was 35. He married Sarah Ellen Pearson on 31 July 1887, in Beeston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 26 February 1936, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71, and was buried in Adel, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wheelwright
1864–1936
Sarah Ellen Pearson
1862–
Marriage: 31 July 1887
Alfred Pearson Wheelwright
1888–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1887Beeston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 16
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1884
    Age 20
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
    1908
    Age 44
    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 274;2007: 496; 2010: 749)English (Yorkshire): occupational name from Middle English whelewright(e), whelrihte ‘wheelwright, maker of wheels and wheeled vehicles’ (Old English hwēol + wyrhta). See also Wheeler .History: John Wheelwright (c. 1592–1679), clergyman, came to Boston, MA, from Lincolnshire, England in 1636. He was banished from Massachusettes for his support of his sister-in-law, Anne Hutchinson, in the antinomian controversy; he set up a community at Exeter, NH.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wheeler

    Sources (11)

    • Henry Wheelwright, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Henry Wheelwright in household of William Pearson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Henry Wheelwright, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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