Andrew Jackson Wheelock

22 December 1832–24 December 1902 (Age 70)
Cape Vincent, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Wheelock was born on 22 December 1832, in Cape Vincent, Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, Asa Wheelock, was 49 and his mother, Wealtha Adaline Horr, was 36. He married Constanza Clarinda Stanton in 1849, in Mayfield, Bollinger, Missouri, United States. He died on 24 December 1902, in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Wheelock
1832–1902
Maryette Carlton
1838–1931
Marriage: 1865
Mary Charlotte Wheelock
1866–1943
Annie Wheelock
1869–
Guy A Wheelock
1869–1954
Mark Wheelock
1871–
Edna Wheelock
1879–1959

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 4
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.
1839 · From Swamp to Beautiful Place
Age 7
By 1829 Venus, Illinois had grown sufficiently and in 1832 was one of the contenders for the new county seat. However, the honor was awarded to a nearby city, Carthage. In 1834 the name Venus was changed to Commerce because the settlers felt that the new name better suited their plans. But during late 1839, arriving members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bought the small town of Commerce and in April 1840 it was renamed Nauvoo by Joseph Smith Jr., who led the Latter-Day Saints to Nauvoo to escape persecution in Missouri. The name Nauvoo is derived from the traditional Hebrew language. It is notable that by 1844 Nauvoo's population had swollen to around 12,000 residents, rivaling the size of Chicago at the time. After the Latter-Day Saints left the population settled down toward 2,000 people.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 24
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

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.

Possible Related Names

Whillock

Sources (10)

  • Andrew Wheelock in household of Asa Wheelock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A J Whelock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • A J Wheelock, "United States Census, 1900"

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