Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler

Female7 September 1842–14 October 1904

Brief Life History of Amanda Ann Mildred

When Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler was born on 7 September 1842, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Ambrose Wheeler, was 38 and her mother, Ruth Tabb, was 36. She married Rev. William Banks on 20 February 1858. They were the parents of at least 6 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 on 14 October 1904, in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (15)

  • Manda A Banks in household of William Banks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Ann Mildred Wheeler Banks, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Amanda Wheeler in entry for A. A. Banks and Ruth Morris, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 February 1858
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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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.


    Age 19

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

    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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