Francis Asbury Wheat

Brief Life History of Francis Asbury

When Francis Asbury Wheat was born on 20 August 1812, in Columbia, Georgia, United States, his father, Moses Wheat, was 31 and his mother, Artemesia Jemison, was 21. He married Virginia Holloway on 24 December 1833, in Upson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 March 1838, at the age of 25, and was buried in Lee, Alabama, United States.

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Francis Asbury Wheat
Virginia Holloway
Marriage: 24 December 1833
Francis Henry Wheat

Sources (4)

  • Francis A. Wheat, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Francis Asbury Wheat, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Francis A Wheat, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1819 · Alabama Becomes a State

Alabama became the twenty-second state admitted to the Union on December 14, 1819.

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (North Midlands, chiefly Nottinghamshire): nickname from Middle English whete ‘active, bold, brave’ (Old English hwǣt).

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

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