Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler

September 1842–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Amanda Ann Mildred

When Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler was born in September 1842, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Ambrose Wheeler, was 38 and her mother, Ruth Tabb, was 35. She married William Edward Banks on 20 February 1858. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fords Ferry, Crittenden, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States, and was buried in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward Banks
Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler
Marriage: 20 February 1858
Mary Alice Banks
Alvis Banks
Allen Banks
John Banks
William Edwin Banks
Ruth J Banks
Sarah Melvina Banks
David Levy Banks
Ambie Zeller Banks
Etta Ann Banks
Allen Alvis Banks
Henry Mason Banks

Spouse and Children

20 February 1858


    Mary Alice Banks


    Alvis Banks


    John Banks



    Ruth J Banks


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 6

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 35

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.

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 (3)

  • Manda A Banks in household of William Banks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda A Banks in household of William Banks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • A M Banks in household of William Banks, "United States Census, 1880"

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