Maudie Mae Wheeler

18 June 1894–24 September 1953 (Age 59)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Maudie Mae

When Maudie Mae Wheeler was born on 18 June 1894, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas M Wheeler, was 30 and her mother, Fannie Wilkins, was 21. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with William Hubard "Willie" Wheeler. She lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Graves, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 24 September 1953, in Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Cuba, Graves, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hubard "Willie" Wheeler
Maudie Mae Wheeler
Irene Moss Wheeler
James Edward Wheeler
William Wison Wheeler
Raymond Owen Wheeler
Dorothy Dean Wheeler

Spouse and Children



    Irene Moss Wheeler


    James Edward Wheeler


    William Wison Wheeler


    Raymond Owen Wheeler


    Dorothy Dean Wheeler


Parents and Siblings


    Fannie Wilkins




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 3

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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Sources (3)

  • Maud M Wheeler in household of Tom Wheeler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maud Wheeler in household of William Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maudie M Wheeler in household of Willie H Wheeler, "United States Census, 1940"

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