Lucinda Caroline Wheeler

Female4 March 1861–21 February 1936

Brief Life History of Lucinda Caroline

When Lucinda Caroline Wheeler was born on 4 March 1861, in 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

Sources (18)

  • L C Wheeler in household of Jonas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • L C Wheeler, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Lucinda Caroline Brake, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1877Jefferson, Alabama, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1871: Jefferson, Alabama, United States

    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 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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