Lucinda Caroline Wheeler

4 March 1861–21 February 1936 (Age 74)
Alabama, United States

The Life Summary 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
1853–1937
Lucinda Caroline Wheeler
1861–1936
Marriage: 27 December 1877
Frances Magnolia Brake
1878–1959
Martha Lucinda Brake
1881–1970
Daisy Martin Brake
1883–1985
Nancy Ellen Brake
1885–1968
Claudia Lee Brake
1887–1970
Bennett Curtis Brake
1890–1896
Harry Brake
1893–1978
Nettie Mahulda Brake
1895–1984
John Ernest Samuel Brake
1898–1983
Kittie Brake
1902–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1877Jefferson, Alabama, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    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 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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rower
    Wheelwright

    Sources (16)

    • Lucinda C Brake, "United States Census, 1930"
    • L C Wheeler, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Lucinda Wheeler in entry for Kittie Brake, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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