Margaret Blanche Sullivan

30 May 1885–10 February 1921 (Age 35)
Montague, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Margaret Blanche

When Margaret Blanche Sullivan was born on 30 May 1885, in Montague, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, Patrick O'Sullivan, was 49 and her mother, Mary Sullivan, was 35. She married James Claude Wheeler on 28 May 1903. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Roger Mills, Oklahoma Territory, United States in 1900 and Elk Township, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 10 February 1921, at the age of 35, and was buried in Ural Cemetery, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Claude Wheeler
1878–1959
Margaret Blanche Sullivan
1885–1921
Marriage: 28 May 1903
Clyde Wheeler
1904–1980
Claud Wheeler
1905–
Alta Wheeler
1906–1993
Warren Wheeler
1911–1985
Jewell Wheeler
1915–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 May 1903
children

(5)

    Clyde Wheeler

    Male1904–1980Male

    Claud Wheeler

    Male1905–Male

    Alta Wheeler

    Female1906–1993Female

    Warren Wheeler

    Male1911–1985Male

    Jewell Wheeler

    Female1915–1987Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Thomas O Sullivan

    Male1868–1889Male

    Female1871–1955Female

    Henry O Sullivan

    Male1872–1874Male

    Female1874–1961Female

    Esther O Sullivan

    Female1876–1884Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Land Run of 1889

Age 4

The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 11

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Sullivan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin ‘descendant of Súileabhán’, a personal name composed of the elements súil ‘eye’ + dubh ‘black’, ‘dark’ + the diminutive suffix -án.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Maggie B Wheelis in household of James C Wheelis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maggie O Sullivan in household of Patrick O Sullivan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Wheeler in household of Claud Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"

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