Camilla Wheeler

Brief Life History of Camilla

When Camilla Wheeler was born on 26 November 1867, in Bristol, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, was 35 and her mother, Julie Beverly Wheeler, was 17. She married Ernest Joseph Savoie in 1890. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ward Two, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 July 1969, in Cankton, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Joseph Savoie
1866–1931
Camilla Wheeler
1867–1969
Marriage: 1890
Joseph Houston Savoie
1891–1976
Ignace Savoie
1893–1991
Ignatious Savoie
1894–1991
John Easton Savoie
1898–
Earnest Savoie
1900–
Jack Savoie
1903–
St Augustine or Alidig Savoie
1905–1995
Maud Savoie
1907–
Mary Rose Savoie
1908–1999
Jessie Savoie
1911–
Joseph Savoie
1912–
Caroline "Cairo" Savoie
1913–2015
Henry Savoie
1913–
Sam Savoie
1916–

Sources (11)

  • Camela Savoie, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carmilla Harmon, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Camilla Wheeler Harman Savoie, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

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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