George Wheeler

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

The Life 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 5 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
1853–
Sarah Ann Ellis
1858–
Marriage: 29 March 1875
Sarah Ann Wheeler
1878–1952
Mary Wheeler
1885–
Jessie Wheeler
1892–
William Wheeler
1899–
Harriet Wheeler
1881–1906
Lois Wheeler
1887–
George Wheeler
1894–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 March 1875
Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Female1878–1952Female

    Harriet Wheeler

    Female1881–1906Female

    Mary Wheeler

    Female1885–Female

    Lois Wheeler

    Female1887–Female

    Jessie Wheeler

    Female1892–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Wheeler

    Male1827–Male

    Ann Dutson

    Female1829–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1853–Male

    Charles Wheeler

    Male1856–Male

    James Wheeler

    Male1859–Male

    Joseph Wheeler

    Male1863–Male

    Harriet Wheeler

    Female1868–Female

+1 More Child

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.
1884

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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