Joseph Wheeler

27 February 1817–16 November 1877 (Age 60)
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Wheeler was born on 27 February 1817, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wheeler, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Ann Wilson, was 33. He married Mary Ann Buckingham on 19 March 1838, in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 16 November 1877, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wheeler
1817–1877
Mary Ann Buckingham
1807–1888
Marriage: 19 March 1838
Joseph Stanley Wheeler
1839–1912
David Wheeler
1841–1936
Walter Wheeler
1844–1921
Martha Wheeler
1846–1931
Samuel Wheeler
1850–1902
Benjamin Wheeler
1853–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1838Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Rower
    Wheelwright

    Sources (26)

    • Joseph Wheeler, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Joseph Wheeler in entry for Joseph Wheeler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964" (1912)
    • Joseph Weeler, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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