Littleton L Wheeler

1830–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Littleton L

When Littleton L Wheeler was born in 1830, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Ambrose Wheeler, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Tabb, was 23. He lived in Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Ambrose Wheeler
1804–1855
Ruth Tabb
1807–1853
Littleton L Wheeler
1830–
Henry M Wheeler
1831–
James Wilkerson Mansfield Wheeler
1832–1872
Andrew Jackson Wheeler
1834–1872
Sophronia C. Wheeler
1835–
Alexander Washington Wheeler
1837–1908
Eliza Jane Wheeler
1840–
Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler
1842–
Ara Melvina F Wheeler
1845–
Marion Walker Wheeler
1849–1928

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 0

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 31

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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  • Littleton C Wheeler in household of Ambrose Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"

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