Harriet T Wheeler

23 April 1837–26 July 1926 (Age 89)
Interlaken, Covert, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Harriet T

When Harriet T Wheeler was born on 23 April 1837, in Interlaken, Covert, Seneca, New York, United States, her father, Nathan Beach Wheeler, was 36 and her mother, Anna W. Rappleye, was 36. She married Norman Campbell in 1858, in Interlaken, Covert, Seneca, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1875 and Covert, Seneca, New York, United States in 1905. She died on 26 July 1926, at the age of 89.

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Norman Campbell
Harriet T Wheeler
Marriage: 1858
Fred W. Campbell
De_ Witt Clinton Campbell
Douith Campbell

Spouse and Children

Interlaken, Covert, Seneca, New York, United States


    Fred W. Campbell


    De_ Witt Clinton Campbell


    Douith Campbell


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World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 11

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
1861 · The 14th Brooklyn is Known as The Red Legged Devils

Age 24

The 14th Regiment New York State Militia, or 14th Brooklyn, was constituted on May 13, 1847. The 14th Brooklyn received the nickname “The Red Legged Devils” due to their vibrant red trousers. At the time, most Union regiments wore blue. The volunteer militia, led by Colonel Alfred M. Wood, consisted primarily of abolitionists from Brooklyn. They served between the years of 1861 through 1864 and were known for their grit and determination and never stood down from a fight.

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 Wheeler in household of N B Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriett Campbell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie Campbell in household of Norman Campbell, "New York State Census, 1875"

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