Alfred Demeau Wheeler

23 August 1854–25 October 1938 (Age 84)
Republic, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alfred Demeau

When Alfred Demeau Wheeler was born on 23 August 1854, in Republic, Seneca, Ohio, United States, his father, Rev Dr Alfred Wheeler, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Priscilla Curtis, was 30. He married Jennie King Sutton on 11 June 1890, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in British Columbia, Canada in 1911 and San Francisco, California, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 October 1938, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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Alfred Demeau Wheeler
Jennie King Sutton
Marriage: 11 June 1890
Alfred Sutton Wheeler
Charles Stuart Wheeler

Spouse and Children

11 June 1890
Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Perry Monument on Public Square

Age 6

The Perry Monument was erected at the center of Public Square to commemorate the victory of the Battle of Lake Erie by Oliver Hazard Perry. It was Ohio's first monumental sculpture. It has since been moved to Fort Huntington Park.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 6

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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 (3)

  • Alfred D Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred D Wheeler, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Alfred D Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"

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