William Almon Wheeler

30 June 1819–4 June 1887 (Age 67)
Clinton, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William Almon

When William Almon Wheeler was born on 30 June 1819, in Clinton, New York, United States, his father, Almon Wheeler, was 29 and his mother, Eliza Woodward, was 24. He married Mary King on 17 September 1845, in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States. He lived in New York, United States in 1870. He died on 4 June 1887, in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Almon Wheeler
1819–1887
Mary King
1827–1876
Marriage: 17 September 1845

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1845Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 8
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 13
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    1837
    Age 18
    Michigan is the 26th state.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Wyler
    Wiler
    Wheelwright

    Sources (6)

    • Wm A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"

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