Edward Wheeler

22 January 1804–14 October 1862 (Age 58)
Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Wheeler was born on 22 January 1804, in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wheeler, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Palmer, was 28. He married Ann Wood on 26 December 1826, in Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 14 October 1862, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wheeler
Ann Wood
Marriage: 26 December 1826
Maria Wood Wheeler
Joseph Wheeler
Mary Ann Wheeler

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1826Whitbourne, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 4
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 16
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    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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    Story Highlight

    A History of Edward Wheeler 1804-1862 and Ann Wood 1801-1877

    Chapter 1 Edward Wheeler 1804-1862 and Ann Wood 1801-1877* By Norman Eatough and Wesley Burr *(This history is chapter 1 in book titled Wheeler Pioneers: A History of the Edward and Ann Wheeler Famil …

    Sources (21)

    • Edward, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Edward Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Parish registers for Whitbourne,Herefordshire, England, marriage of Edward Whiller/Wheeler and Ann Wood, 1826

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