David Wheeler

1840–1905 (Age 64)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of David

When David Wheeler was born on 27 November 1840, in Ross, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr, was 28 and his mother, Anna Mary Keller, was 23. He married Margaret E. McDill on 16 May 1868, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Jefferson Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 6 October 1905, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Mcdill Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Wheeler
1840–1905
Margaret E. McDill
1848–1890
Marriage: 16 May 1868
Allie McDill Wheeler
1871–1943
Ethel Jane Wheeler
1872–1919
Julia Ann Wheeler
1875–1930
Mary Elizabeth Wheeler
1878–1954
Cora May Wheeler
1880–
Flora May Wheeler
1881–
Bertha M Wheeler
1884–1976
infant Wheeler
1890–1890

Spouse & Children

  • Male1840–1905Male

  • Margaret E. McDill

    Female1848–1890Female

MARRIAGE
16 May 1868
Ross, Ohio, United States
children

(8)

  • Female1871–1943Female

  • Ethel Jane Wheeler

    Female1872–1919Female

  • Julia Ann Wheeler

    Female1875–1930Female

  • Mary Elizabeth Wheeler

    Female1878–1954Female

  • Cora May Wheeler

    Female1880–Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 20

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.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • David Wheeler, "United States Census, 1900"
  • David Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Wheeler in household of Thos Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850"

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