Daniel Hosmer Wheeler

1816–17 February 1891 (Age 75)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Daniel Hosmer

When Daniel Hosmer Wheeler was born in 1816, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Daniel Wheeler, was 28 and his mother, Mary Powers, was 24. He married Susan Davis on 24 December 1839, in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 17 February 1891, in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Daniel Hosmer Wheeler
Susan Davis
Marriage: 24 December 1839
Daniel Davis Wheeler
Frank Herschel Wheeler
George Wheeler

Spouse and Children

24 December 1839
Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    Daniel Davis Wheeler


    Frank Herschel Wheeler


    George Wheeler


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World Events (8)

1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 17

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 18

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Daniel H Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel H Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"

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