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
1838–1919
Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler
1842–
Marriage: 20 February 1858
Mary Alice Banks
1858–
Alvis Banks
1860–
Allen Banks
1879–
John Banks
1861–
William Edwin Banks
1862–1952
Ruth J Banks
1865–1940
Sarah Melvina Banks
1867–1953
David Levy Banks
1870–1955
Ambie Zeller Banks
1872–1929
Etta Ann Banks
1874–1956
Allen Alvis Banks
1876–1968
Henry Mason Banks
1880–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1858
children

(12)

    Mary Alice Banks

    Female1858–Female

    Alvis Banks

    Male1860–Male

    John Banks

    Male1861–Male

    Male1862–1952Male

    Ruth J Banks

    Female1865–1940Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+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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