Sarah Elizabeth Wheeler

6 March 1838–10 December 1869 (Age 31)
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Wheeler was born on 6 March 1838, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, Henry Ammon Wheeler, was 23 and her mother, Elvira Teeples, was 18. She married Martin Henry Henderson Sr. on 23 July 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Oxford, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 10 December 1869, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Malad City Cemetery, Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Henry Henderson Sr.
Sarah Elizabeth Wheeler
Marriage: 23 July 1854
Sarah Elizabeth Henderson
Martin Henry Henderson Jr
Rachel Elvira Henderson
Henry Hyrum Henderson
Samuel Oscar Henderson
Alvin Vernon Henderson
Evaline Emma Henderson
Mary Cordelia Henderson
John Alfonzo Henderson
Frances Frena Henderson
Redon Henderson
Radick Henderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (5)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Moving the State Capital
    Age 9
    The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
    Age 11
    Oldest known burial site: Margaret Townsend Bradbury BIRTH 21 Apr 1818 DEATH 23 Apr 1849 (aged 31) BURIAL Malad City Cemetery Malad City, Oneida County, Idaho, USA PLOT Block 5 Lot 30 MEMORIAL ID 82831585

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a wheelwright, a maker of wheels (primarily for carts and other vehicles, but also other kinds of wheels, for use in spinning or other manufacturing processes), from Middle English wheler, whegheler, a derivative of Old English hweogol, hweowol, hwēol ‘wheel’.History: A founder of Salisbury, NH, in 1634 was John Wheeler.

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

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    Sources (39)

    • Sarah E Henderson in household of Martin Henderson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth Wheeler in entry for Sarah E. Carey, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Sarah E Wheeler in household of Vancuran Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"

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