Celia Mabel Wheeler

31 March 1914–29 August 1994 (Age 80)
Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Celia Mabel

Celia Mabel Wheeler was born on 31 March 1914, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States. She married Louis Clarence Lessley on 3 July 1934, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. She died on 29 August 1994, in Eagle, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dry Creek Cemetery, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Merrill Reeves Brown
Celia Mabel Wheeler
Marriage: 7 January 1977

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 2
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
Age 3
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 21
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (7)

  • Celia Lessley in household of Louis Lessley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Celia Lessley Brown in entry for Merrill Reeves Brown, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Celia M. Lessley, "BillionGraves Index"

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