Harold Dewey Wheat

16 January 1903–May 1973 (Age 70)
New York, United States

The Life of Harold Dewey

When Harold Dewey Wheat was born on 16 January 1903, in New York, United States, his father, Charles Sumner Wheat, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Francis Hall, was 33. He married Esther Grace Presley on 25 February 1939, in New York, United States. He lived in Franklin, Otsego, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died in May 1973, in West Winfield, Winfield, Herkimer, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Franklin, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Dewey Wheat
Esther Grace Presley
Marriage: 25 February 1939

Spouse and Children

25 February 1939
New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Sumner Wheat


    Lydia Francis Hall




World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 14

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of wheat, from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ (a derivative of hwīt ‘white’, because of its use in making white flour).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold J Wheat in household of Charles S Wheat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold R Wheat in household of Chas S Wheat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold Wheat, "United States Census, 1940"

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