Charles Thomas Wheeler

1907–1987 (Age 79)
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Thomas

When Charles Thomas Wheeler was born on 15 August 1907, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, James Mayo Wheeler, was 34 and his mother, Betty Jane Bates, was 36. He had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Lacey May Bowling. He lived in Pedlar, Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 3 January 1987, in Piney River, Nelson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.

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Charles Thomas Wheeler
Lacey May Bowling
Dorothy Magdalene Wheeler
Beth Campbell
Billie Bibb
Jean Brown
Wayne T Wheeler

Spouse & Children



  • Dorothy Magdalene Wheeler


  • Beth Campbell


  • Billie Bibb


  • Jean Brown


  • Wayne T Wheeler


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 10

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charlie Wheeler in household of J W Wheeler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles P Wheeler in household of James W Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charlie Wheeler in household of Jas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"

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