Pricilla Batterton

26 July 1807–12 April 1890 (Age 82)
Madison, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Pricilla

When Pricilla Batterton was born on 26 July 1807, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jeremiah Batterton, was 43 and her mother, Martha "Patsy" Duncan, was 26. She married Thomas Wheeler on 26 February 1832, in Kentucky Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States. She lived in Union Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 12 April 1890, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wheeler
Pricilla Batterton
Marriage: 26 February 1832

Spouse and Children

26 February 1832
Kentucky Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Martha "Patsy" Duncan




World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 5

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

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

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Percilla Batterton in household of Gabriel Batterton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Precilla Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Priscilla Wheeler in household of Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"

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