Charles David Wheeler

4 March 1879–5 March 1945 (Age 66)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Charles David

Charles David Wheeler was born on 4 March 1879, in North Carolina, United States as the son of Henry Wheeler. He had at least 1 daughter with Martha Adelaide "Addie" McGalliard. He died on 5 March 1945, in Newport News, Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Newport News, Virginia, United States.

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Charles David Wheeler
Martha Adelaide "Addie" McGalliard
Virginia Mae Wheeler

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 3
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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
Age 18
In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wheelwright, a maker of wheels (primarily for carts and other vehicles, but also other kinds of wheels, for use in spinning or other manufacturing processes), from Middle English wheler, whegheler, a derivative of Old English hweogol, hweowol, hwēol ‘wheel’.History: A founder of Salisbury, NH, in 1634 was John Wheeler.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Charles D Wheeler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C D Wheeler in entry for Charles W Keeberly and Virginia M Wheeler, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Charles David Wheeler, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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