Clarence James Wheeler

1901–1987 (Age 86)
Amherst, Virginia, United States

The Life of Clarence James

When Clarence James Wheeler was born on 4 March 1901, in Amherst, Virginia, United States, his father, James Mayo Wheeler, was 27 and his mother, Betty Jane Bates, was 30. He lived in Pedlar, Amherst, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and South River, Rockbridge, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 12 September 1987, in Buena Vista, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Buena Vista, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mayo Wheeler
1873–1938
Betty Jane Bates
1870–1963
Henry Wheeler
1896–
Edward Esau Wheeler
1900–1972
Clarence James Wheeler
1901–1987
John Will Wheeler
1905–1966
Charles Thomas Wheeler
1907–1987
Myrtle Lizzie Wheeler
1908–1998
Dora Belle Wheeler
1908–1987
Sara Magdalene Wheeler
1912–2000

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 16

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1927

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Clarence Wheeler in household of J W Wheeler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence J Wheeler in household of James W Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Wheeler in household of Jas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"

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