Hester Alice Wheeler

1835–1928 (Age 92)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Hester Alice

When Hester Alice Wheeler was born on 28 October 1835, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr, was 23 and her mother, Anna Mary Keller, was 18. She married Samuel Barnhart on 12 January 1854, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Ross, Ross Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Kingston, Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 19 March 1928, in Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Union Chapel Cemetery, Andersonville, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Hester Alice Wheeler
Samuel Barnhart
Marriage: 12 January 1854
George W Barnhart
Elizabeth "Anna" Barnhart
Simon Barnhart
Mary Ellen Barnhart
Lavina Alice Barnhart
Margaret Burba J Barnhart
Rosaltha "Rose Alpha" Barnhart
Burba J Barnhart
Frances L. Barnhart
Cary Emiline Barnhart

Spouse & Children

12 January 1854
Ross, Ohio, United States


  • George W Barnhart


  • Elizabeth "Anna" Barnhart


  • Simon Barnhart


  • Mary Ellen Barnhart


  • Female1864–1946Female

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Hester Barnhart in household of Samuel Barnhart, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hesther Wheeler in household of Thos Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hester Barnhart in household of Samuel Barnhart, "United States Census, 1870"

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