John Marion Wheeler

10 October 1854–24 July 1948 (Age 93)
Dade, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Marion

When John Marion Wheeler was born on 10 October 1854, in Dade, Missouri, United States, his father, James P Wheeler, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elzada Patterson, was 16. He married Mary Ailey Hurst on 3 November 1878. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Greenfield, Dade, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 24 July 1948, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Wheelers Mill, Pulaski, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Marion Wheeler
1854–1948
Mary Ailey Hurst
1859–1937
Marriage: 3 November 1878
Barton Audley Wheeler
1879–1969
Wheeler
1880–
Horace Wilburn Wheeler
1881–1966
Robert Fulton Wheeler
1883–1966
Jerlie Agnes Wheeler
1886–1967
Mary Louisa Wheeler
1889–1961
Effie Mable Wheeler
1891–1976
Ethel Wheeler
1895–1899
James Lafayette Wheeler
1897–
Flossie Fern Wheeler
1901–1992
Elmer Wheeler
1903–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1878
children

(11)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1860

Age 6

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 7

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 27

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

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)

  • John M Wheeler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John M Wheeler in household of James Wheeler, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marvin Wheeler in household of James Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"

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