John G Wheatley

21 August 1858–16 May 1864 (Age 5)
Grassmoor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John G

When John G Wheatley was born on 21 August 1858, in Grassmoor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Wheatley Sr., was 28 and his mother, Catherine Varley, was 25. He lived in Dunston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 16 May 1864, in Dayton, Lyon, Nevada, United States, at the age of 5, and was buried in Dayton, Lyon, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wheatley Sr.
Catherine Varley
Maria Wheatley
Joseph Smith Wheatley
Thomas Wheatley Jr.
Emma Wheatley
John G Wheatley
Abraham Wheatley
Lucy Wheatley
Minnie May Wheatley
George Albert Wheatley
Edward Calvin Wheatley
Richard Wheatley

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World Events (2)

Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 5
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Wheatley, for example in Essex, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, and Yorkshire, or from Whatley in Somerset and Whateley in Warwickshire, all name of which are named with Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’. Compare Whatley .

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

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Wheatley, Thomas Sr. - Story of the Immigration to Utah of Thomas Wheatley, Sr. and Catherine Varley

Lest We Forget: The Mormon Immigrant Heritage of Thomas Wheatley Sr. and Catherine Varley in 1861. By Karl H. Wheatley January 2015 edition Preface Some years ago I was given a short history of Thom …

Sources (3)

  • John Wheatley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Wheatley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Wheatley, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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