Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr

1812–1879 (Age 66)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr was born on 8 April 1812, in Ross, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Wheeler, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Hines, was 36. He married Anna Mary Keller on 4 December 1833, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ross, Ross Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 15 March 1879, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in South Salem, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr
Anna Mary Keller
Marriage: 4 December 1833
Hester Alice Wheeler
George Andrew Wheeler
Elizabeth Mary Wheeler
David Wheeler
Barbara Wheeler
Mary Wheeler
Noah Wheeler
Ferby Wheeler
John Wheeler

Spouse & Children

4 December 1833
Ross, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Thos Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Wheeler in entry for Mary W Hertenstine, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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