Elizabeth Wheatley

17 August 1863–19 January 1952 (Age 88)
Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wheatley was born on 17 August 1863, in Wise, Virginia, United States, her father, Parker Wheatley, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Ritchie, was 25. She married William Elzie Wiley on 31 January 1882, in Johnson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Whitehouse, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 6, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 19 January 1952, at the age of 88, and was buried in River, Johnson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Elzie Wiley
1853–1944
Elizabeth Wheatley
1863–1952
Marriage: 31 January 1882
Nancy Nannie Anna Wiley
1883–1968
Charles ( Charlie) Wiley
–1944
John Burns Wiley
1886–1946
Nolda Wiley
1889–1983
Dun Wiley
1891–
Daniel Wiley
1892–1916
Smith Wiley
1894–
Ada Wiley
1897–
May Bird Wiley
1898–1985
Brownlow Wiley
1900–
Hubert Wiley
1902–1946
Ray Wiley
1904–1980
Herbert Wiley
1907–1977
Frank Wiley
1907–1982

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1882
Johnson, Kentucky, United States
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1834–1863Male

    Nancy Ritchie

    Female1838–1924Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 1

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1887

Age 24

Historical Boundaries - 1887: Johnson, Kentucky, United States

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and West Yorkshire, from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Wiley in household of William E Wiley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lizzie Wiley in household of Elzie Wiley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lizzie Wylie in household of Elezie Wylie, "United States Census, 1900"

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