Edmond Ellis Wheat

12 August 1847–16 April 1905 (Age 57)
Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Edmond Ellis

When Edmond Ellis Wheat was born on 12 August 1847, in Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States, his father, Levi Henderson Wheat, was 66 and his mother, Catherine Dillion, was 33. He married Eliza Jane Dillion on 14 August 1870, in Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Roane, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Benton Township, Webster, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 16 April 1905, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 57.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Edmond Ellis? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Edmond Ellis Wheat
Eliza Jane Dillion
Marriage: 14 August 1870
Phemelia Elizabeth Wheat
Edward Wheat
Effie C Wheat
after 1875–
Eva Catherine Wheat
Louvisa Etta Wheat
John Levi Wheat

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1870Webster, Missouri, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 13
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 15
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (North Midlands, chiefly Nottinghamshire): nickname from Middle English whete ‘active, bold, brave’ (Old English hwǣt).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (8)

    • Edmund Wheat in household of Catharine Wheat, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Edmond E. Wheat, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Edmund Wheat in household of John Dillion, "United States Census, 1870"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.