Frank William Wheeler

14 February 1868–17 February 1938 (Age 70)
Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Frank William

When Frank William Wheeler was born on 14 February 1868, in Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Wheeler, was 40 and his mother, Maria Loftus, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Bridget Kilcullan. He died on 17 February 1938, in his hometown, at the age of 70.

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Frank William Wheeler
Bridget Kilcullan
William Joseph Wheeler
Mollie Wheeler
Clarence Patrick Wheeler

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Parents and Siblings

    William Wheeler


    Maria Loftus




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

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 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 9

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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