Rollin Wheeler

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

The Life 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

Spouse and Children

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 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)

  • Rollie Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rollen Wheeler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rollin Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"

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