William Almay Wheelock Jr.

9 May 1888–19 June 1897 (Age 9)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of William Almay

When William Almay Wheelock Jr. was born on 9 May 1888, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, William Efner Wheelock, was 36 and his mother, Emily Charlotte Hall, was 27. He died on 19 June 1897, at the age of 9, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Annexed District of The Bronx, New York City, New York County, New York, United States.

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William Efner Wheelock
Emily Charlotte Hall
John Hall Wheelock
William Almay Wheelock Jr.
Emily Hall Wheelock

Parents and Siblings

    William Efner Wheelock


    Emily Charlotte Hall




World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Wheelock, from the Wheelock river, which is named with a Celtic word meaning ‘winding’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Almy Wheelock, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Almay Wheelock Jr., "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"
  • Findagrave

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