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, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 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.
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.
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