Harriet Wheeler

17 March 1800–23 August 1885 (Age 85)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet

Harriet Wheeler was born on 17 March 1800, in New York, United States. She married Gideon Bentley in 1817, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Perry Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Fairmount Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 23 August 1885, in Perry, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Perry Cemetery, Perry, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Bentley
1793–1870
Harriet Wheeler
1800–1885
Marriage: 1817
Benjamin Gideon Bentley
1818–
Issac Bentley
1847–
Sophronia Bentley
1820–1908
Newman Bentley
1823–1904
Mahlon Bentley
1827–1889
William Bentley
1831–1910
Lydia A. Bentley
1834–1910
Oscar Bentley
1837–1912
Orestes O Bentley
1840–1933
Orren Bentley
1842–1928
Lodema Bentley
1844–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1817New York, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1821
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Pike, Illinois, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 25
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a wheelwright, a maker of wheels (primarily for carts and other vehicles, but also other kinds of wheels, for use in spinning or other manufacturing processes), from Middle English wheler, whegheler, a derivative of Old English hweogol, hweowol, hwēol ‘wheel’.History: A founder of Salisbury, NH, in 1634 was John Wheeler.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Rower
    Wheelwright

    Sources (7)

    • Harriet Bentley in household of Marshall Love, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Harriet ...Hur in entry for Orrin Bentley, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Harriett Bently in household of Gideon Bently, "United States Census, 1860"

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