When Joel Thomas Wheeler was born on 13 November 1855, in Webster, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Wheeler, was 36 and his mother, Emily Elizabeth Cotner, was 25. He married Martha Alice Rogers in 1876, in Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Buck Prairie, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Turnback Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died in July 1932, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Summit Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, 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.
As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.