Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler

Brief Life History of Hannah Vanhusen

When Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler was born in 1777, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Wheeler, was 17 and her mother, Hannah Vanhusen, was 16. She married Abraham Johnson about 1805, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 October 1870, in Malahide Township, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in London, Ontario, Canada West, British Colonial America.

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Abraham Johnson
Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler
Marriage: about 1805
Peter Abraham Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Cyrenius John Johnson
John Johnson
Jacob Little Jake Johnson
John Johnson
Hannah Elizabeth Johnson
Richard Henry Johnson
William Powell Johnson
Maria Johnson

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler
  • Hannah Vanhusen Johnson (born Wheeler), 'MyHeritage Family Trees'
  • Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.

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World Events (8)

1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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