Charlotte Wheeler

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

The Life 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
Charlotte Wheeler
Marriage: 9 August 1902
Virgil Burns
Flora Edith Burns
Wilda F Burns
Lloyd Edward Burns
Olivene Burns
Irene Burns
Francis L Burns

Spouse and Children

9 August 1902
Laclede, Missouri, United States


    Virgil Burns



    Wilda F Burns


    Lloyd Edward Burns


    Olivene Burns


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



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

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)

  • Dottie Burns in household of J T Burns, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Charolotte Burns in household of James T Burns, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charlette Burns in household of James D Burns, "United States Census, 1930"

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