Edward Wheeler

about 1869–
Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward

When Edward Wheeler was born about 1869, in Colchester, Essex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Wheeler, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Sadler, was 24. He lived in Myland St Michael, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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World Events (3)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 11

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 15

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 39

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

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

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  • Edward Wheeler in household of James Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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