Amelia Platt

28 April 1812–17 November 1869 (Age 57)
Licking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Platt was born on 28 April 1812, in Licking, Ohio, United States, her father, Abel Platt, was 60 and her mother, Amelia Letts, was 35. She had at least 4 sons and 7 daughters with Thomas Wheeler. She lived in Washington Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 November 1869, in Licking Township, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Evans Cemetery, Saint Louisville, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wheeler
1801–1870
Amelia Platt
1812–1869
Phebe Wheeler
1833–
George Wheeler
1834–
Thomas Clinton Wheeler
1836–1911
Christena Wheeler
1838–1920
Melinda Wheeler
1840–1849
Sarah Wheeler
1843–
William Henry Wheeler
1844–1926
Gilbert Wheeler
1846–1914
Malissa Wheeler
1848–
Minerva Wheeler
1850–1904
Martha Ellen Wheeler
1853–1922

Spouse and Children

children

(11)

    Female1833–Female

    George Wheeler

    Male1834–Male

    Thomas Clinton Wheeler

    Male1836–1911Male

    Female1838–1920Female

    Melinda Wheeler

    Female1840–1849Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Platt or Platt Bridge in Lancashire, named in Middle English with Old French plat ‘flat’, ‘thin’ ( see Platte ), in the dialect sense ‘plank bridge’.2 English: topographic name from Middle English plat ‘plot of land’, ‘piece of ground’ (Old English plætt).3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German platt ‘flat’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ameli Wheeler in household of Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Amelia Wheeler in household of Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amelia Platt in entry for Cristina Wheeler, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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