George Wheeler

Male17 May 1853–

Brief Life History 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
about 1885–
Jessie Wheeler
about 1892–
William Wheeler
about 1899–
Harriet Wheeler
Lois Wheeler
George Wheeler

Sources (23)

  • George Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • George Wheeler, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • George Charles Wheeler, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1875Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +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.


    Age 31

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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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