Mary L. Wheatley

1886–Female
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary L.

When Mary L. Wheatley was born in March 1886, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States, her father, WIlliam Hillary Wheatley, was 27 and her mother, Anna Woodridge, was 26.

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WIlliam Hillary Wheatley
1858–1929
Anna Woodridge
1860–1901
Mary L. Wheatley
1886–
Charles Hillary Wheatley
1890–1973

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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 4

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 6

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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