Rollin Wheeler

25 December 1833–6 January 1907 (Age 73)
Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Rollin

When Rollin Wheeler was born on 25 December 1833, in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Alfred Wheeler, was 42 and his mother, Maria Buck, was 35. He married Mary Adelia Chittenden on 13 October 1863. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870. He died on 6 January 1907, in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States.

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Rollin Wheeler
Mary Adelia Chittenden
Marriage: 13 October 1863
Xenophon Cassius Wheeler
Arthur Rollin Wheeler
Frederick Albert Wheeler
Mary Cynthia Wheeler
Grace Wheeler
William Alfred Wheeler

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    13 October 1863
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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed
    Age 1
    The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (38)

    • Rollin Wheeler in entry for Rollin Wheeler, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Rollie Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Rollin Wheeler in entry for Arthur Rollin Wheeler and Marion Frances Talbot, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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