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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Henry Wheelock
Sophia Turrill
Marriage: 1814
Henry Wheelock
Anna Wheelock
Harry D Wheelock

Spouse and Children

Vermont, United States


    Henry Wheelock


    Anna Wheelock


    Harry D Wheelock


Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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