Ellen Lorena Sayles

29 November 1883–21 April 1963 (Age 79)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Lorena

When Ellen Lorena Sayles was born on 29 November 1883, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Lemuel Sayles, was 25 and her mother, Amanda Wright, was 23. She married Sullivan Augustus Wheeler about 1905, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chalk Level, St. Clair, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Corning, Tehama, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 April 1963, in California, United States, at the age of 79.

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Sullivan Augustus Wheeler
Ellen Lorena Sayles
Marriage: about 1905
Doris Patricia Wheeler

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station
Age 8
Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 21
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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sales in Lancashire.

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

Sources (6)

  • Nellie L Wheeler in household of Sullivan A Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie Wheeler in household of Sullivan Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie L Sayles in household of William L Sayles, "United States Census, 1900"

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