Charlotte Wheeler

Brief Life History 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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James Thomas Burns
Charlotte Wheeler
Marriage: 9 August 1902
Virgil Burns
Flora Edith Burns
Awilda Faye Burns
Lloyd Edward Burns
Olivene Delorus Burns
Irene Burns
Francis L Burns

Sources (14)

  • Dottie Burns in household of J T Burns, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charlotte "Lottie" Wheeler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Charlotte "Lottie" Wheeler
  • Lottie Wheeler in entry for Thomas Burns, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1907 · Not for profit elections

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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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