Laura C Wheeler

1869–1956 (Age 87)
Northampton, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura C

When Laura C Wheeler was born on 24 January 1869, her father, Daniel Masin Wheeler, was 48 and her mother, Rebecca Louisa Vaughan, was 40. She married John Henry Allen on 29 December 1889, in Roanoke Township, Northampton, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Newsoms, Southampton, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Kirby Township, Northampton, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 August 1956, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Roberts Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Pendleton, Northampton, North Carolina, United States.

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Laura C Wheeler
John Henry Allen
Marriage: 29 December 1889
Lottie G Allen
Eugene Lloyd Allen
Herbert Floyd Allen
Lelia L Allen
Clarence Clyde Allen Sr
Magnus C. Allen
Grace Robinson Allen
Louise Allen

Spouse & Children

29 December 1889
Roanoke Township, Northampton, North Carolina, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel Masin Wheeler


  • Rebecca Louisa Vaughan




  • Mary Daniels “Mollie” Wheeler


  • William Henry “Bill” Wheeler


  • Newitt Wheeler


  • Noah John Wheeler


  • Female1869–1956Female

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 8

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 25

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Laura C Allen in household of Jon H Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura C Allen in household of Jon H Allen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura B Allen in household of John H Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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