Lucinda Caroline Wheeler

1861–1936 (Age 75)
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lucinda Caroline

When Lucinda Caroline Wheeler was born on 4 March 1861, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, Jonas Wheeler, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Mahuldah Miller, was 33. She married John William Brake on 27 December 1877, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Coalburg, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 50, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 21 February 1936, in Brookside, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Bivens Chapel Cemetery, Brookside, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Brake
Lucinda Caroline Wheeler
Marriage: 27 December 1877
Frances Magnolia Brake
Martha Lucinda Brake
Daisy Martin Brake
Nancy Ellen Brake
Claudia Lee Brake
Bennett Curtis Brake
Harry Brake
Nettie Mahulda Brake
John Ernest Samuel Brake
Kittie Brake

Spouse and Children

27 December 1877
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jonas Wheeler


    Sarah Mahuldah Miller




    Jasper Wheeler


    John F. Wheeler


    Thomas Drew Wheeler


    Ellen Wheeler


    Nancy Jane Wheeler


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Alabama Ratifies the 13th Amendment

Age 4

Alabama ratified the 13th Amendment on December 2, 1865. The Thirteenth Amendment officially became part of the Constitution on December 6, 1865. Roughly 440,000 Alabamians born into slavery were freed and made citizens. However, loopholes in the law made this a slow process.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Lucinda C Brake, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucinda Brake in household of John W Brake, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lucy C Brake in household of John W Brake, "United States Census, 1900"

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