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.

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Family Time Line

Edmond Ellis Wheat
1847–1905
Eliza Jane Dillion
1851–1892
Marriage: 14 August 1870
Phemelia Elizabeth Wheat
1871–1907
Edward Wheat
1878–
Effie C Wheat
after 1875–
Eva Catherine Wheat
1877–1964
Louvisa Etta Wheat
1880–1967
John Levi Wheat
1888–1908

Spouse and Children

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

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860
    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.
    1863
    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

    Wheet

    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"

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