Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler

September 1842–
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary 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

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  • Marriage
    20 February 1858
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    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 wheelwright, a maker of wheels (primarily for carts and other vehicles, but also other kinds of wheels, for use in spinning or other manufacturing processes), from Middle English wheler, whegheler, a derivative of Old English hweogol, hweowol, hwēol ‘wheel’.History: A founder of Salisbury, NH, in 1634 was John Wheeler.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Manda A Banks in household of William Banks, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amanda Wheeler in entry for A. A. Banks and Ruth Morris, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Amanda Wheeler in entry for David Lee Banks, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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