Harriet Wheeler

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

The Life of Harriet

Harriet Wheeler was born on 17 March 1800, in New York, United States. She married Gideon Bentley on 4 May 1818, in Fabius, Onondaga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 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, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Bentley
1793–1870
Harriet Wheeler
1800–1885
Marriage: 4 May 1818
Benjamin Gideon Bentley
1818–
Sophronia Bentley
1820–1908
Newman Bentley
1823–1904
Harriet Esther Bentley
1824–1885
Mahlon Bentley
1827–1889
William Bentley
1831–1910
Lydia A. Bentley
1834–1910
Oscar Bentley
1837–1912
Orestes Bentley
1840–1933
Shelly Bentley
1841–
Orren Bentley
1842–1928
Lodema Bentley
1844–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 May 1818
Fabius, Onondaga, New York, United States
children

(12)

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1818

Age 18

Illinois is the 21st state.
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 maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harriet Bentley in household of Marshall Love, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriett Bently in household of Gideon Bently, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet Bentley in household of Gideon Bentley, "United States Census, 1850"

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