John Henry Wheeler

3 June 1844–31 March 1883 (Age 38)
Albany, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Wheeler was born on 3 June 1844, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Deliah Springstead. He died on 31 March 1883, in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 38.

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John Henry Wheeler
Deliah Springstead
Phoeba Iola Wheeler
Orlando Wheeler

Spouse and Children


    Deliah Springstead




World Events (7)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 16

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: John Henry Wheeler - Government record: birth-name: John Henry Wheeler

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