Martha Elizabeth Wheeler

1793–11 August 1859 (Age 66)
Blount, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Wheeler was born in 1793, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Wheeler, was 31 and her mother, Massey Mercy Borden, was 31. She married Eli Borden on 21 November 1815. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Benton, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died on 11 August 1859, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Borden Springs, Cleburne, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Borden
1786–1848
Martha Elizabeth Wheeler
1793–1859
Marriage: 21 November 1815
Joseph Daniel Borden
1814–1843
John Sevier Borden
1819–1890
Massey Borden
1822–1823
Sallie Borden
1828–1829
Mercy Borden
1834–
Sarah Borden
1836–
Catharine M Borden
1833–
Martha Jane Borden
1836–1880

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1815
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 3

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Eliz Bourden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Elizabeth Wheeler Borden, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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