Charlotte Wheeler

26 December 1886–19 June 1966 (Age 79)
Decaturville, Camden, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Charlotte

When Charlotte Wheeler was born on 26 December 1886, in Decaturville, Camden, Missouri, United States, her father, Henry Wheeler, was 30 and her mother, Melissa Ann Hunter, was 20. She married James Thomas Burns on 9 August 1902, in Laclede, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Brown, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Prairie Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 19 June 1966, in Horton, Brown, Kansas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Horton Municipal Cemetery, Horton, Brown, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Burns
1882–1966
Charlotte Wheeler
1886–1966
Marriage: 9 August 1902
Virgil Burns
1905–1988
Flora Edith Burns
1907–2002
Awilda Faye Burns
1911–1976
Lloyd Edward Burns
1913–1978
Olivene Burns
1916–
Irene Burns
1918–2001
Francis L Burns
1922–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1902Laclede, Missouri, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 4
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 18
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1907 · Not for profit elections
    Age 21
    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 44923;2007: 91850; 2010: 125058)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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rower
    Wheelwright

    Sources (12)

    • Dottie Burns in household of J T Burns, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
    • Lottie Wheeler in entry for Thomas Burns, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Charlotte Wheeler in entry for Lloyd Burns, "Texas Deaths, 1977-1986"

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