Sophia Turrill

22 July 1791–10 March 1863 (Age 71)
Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Turrill was born on 22 July 1791, in Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Daniel Turrill, was 21 and her mother, Temperance York, was 25. She married Henry Wheelock in 1814, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 March 1863, in Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lapeer, Lapeer, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Wheelock
1799–1863
Sophia Turrill
1791–1863
Marriage: 1814
Henry Wheelock
1818–
Anna Wheelock
1846–
Harry D Wheelock
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1814
Vermont, United States
children

(3)

    Henry Wheelock

    Male1818–Male

    Anna Wheelock

    Female1846–Female

    Harry D Wheelock

    Male1850–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Tyrrell .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sohia Whellock in household of Henry Whellock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophia Wheelock in household of Henry Wheelock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sophia Turrill, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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