Hosea LeRoy Wheat

10 May 1896–16 November 1983 (Age 87)
Sullivan, Hamilton Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Hosea LeRoy

When Hosea LeRoy Wheat was born on 10 May 1896, in Sullivan, Hamilton Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, John Thomas Wheat, was 45 and his mother, Margaret Matilda Engle, was 36. He married Sarah Elizabeth Everly on 28 November 1917, in Sullivan, Hamilton Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kingman, Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 3, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 16 November 1983, in Roswell, Chaves, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Show Low Cemetery, Show Low, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hosea LeRoy Wheat
1896–1983
Sarah Elizabeth Everly
1899–1928
Marriage: 28 November 1917
Wanda Irene Wheat
1923–1971

Spouse and Children

    Male1896–1983Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Everly

    Female1899–1928Female

MARRIAGE
28 November 1917
Sullivan, Hamilton Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States
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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of wheat, from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ (a derivative of hwīt ‘white’, because of its use in making white flour).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hosea Leroy Wheat, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hosea Leroy Wheat, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Hosea Leroy Wheat, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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