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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Ernest Joseph Savoie
Camilla Wheeler
Marriage: 1890
Joseph Houston Savoie
Ignace Savoie
Ignatious Savoie
John Easton Savoie
Earnest Savoie
Jack Savoie
St Augustine or Alidig Savoie
Maud Savoie
Mary Rose Savoie
Jessie Savoie
Joseph Savoie
Caroline "Cairo" Savoie
Henry Savoie
Sam Savoie

Sources (11)

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

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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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