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
Harriet Wheeler
Marriage: 1817
Benjamin Gideon Bentley
Issac Bentley
Sophronia Bentley
Newman Bentley
Mahlon Bentley
William Bentley
Lydia A. Bentley
Oscar Bentley
Orestes O Bentley
Orren Bentley
Lodema Bentley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1817New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    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.

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    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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