George Wheeler

17 May 1853–
Shifnal, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Wheeler was born on 17 May 1853, in Shifnal, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Wheeler, was 26 and his mother, Ann Dutson, was 24. He married Sarah Ann Ellis on 29 March 1875, in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

George Wheeler
Sarah Ann Ellis
Marriage: 29 March 1875
Sarah Ann Wheeler
Sarah Ann Wheeler
Mary Wheeler
Jessie Wheeler
William Wheeler
Harriet Wheeler
Lois Wheeler
George Wheeler

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 1
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 27
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Age 31
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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 (23)

  • George Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Wheeler in household of William Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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