Florence Eleanor Wheeler

1857–1953 (Age 96)
Stony Creek, Stony Creek, Warren, New York, United States

The Life of Florence Eleanor

When Florence Eleanor Wheeler was born in 1857, in Stony Creek, Stony Creek, Warren, New York, United States, her father, Lyman Reuben Wheeler, was 31 and her mother, Amanda Caroline Cameron, was 24. She married Clark Orston in 1877, in Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States. She died in 1953, in Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States, at the age of 96.

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Family Time Line

Clark Orston
Florence Eleanor Wheeler
Marriage: 1877

Spouse and Children

Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Lyman Reuben Wheeler


    Amanda Caroline Cameron




    Charlotte Nancy Wheeler


    Franklin Pierce Wheeler



    Lee Wheeler


    Mary Louise Wheeler


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 25

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United 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.

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

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