Eunice E Wheeler

20 May 1869–2 January 1954 (Age 84)
Douglas, Georgia, United States

The Life of Eunice E

When Eunice E Wheeler was born on 20 May 1869, in Douglas, Georgia, United States, her father, William Wesley Wheeler, was 34 and her mother, Mary E Benton, was 21. She married Young Lee Houseworth on 21 January 1902, in Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia, United States in 1880 and Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 January 1954, in Walterboro, Colleton, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Young Lee Houseworth
1870–1930
Eunice E Wheeler
1869–1954
Marriage: 21 January 1902
Mary Houseworth
1841–
Robert Wheeler Housworth
1906–1981
William Houseworth
1909–
Houseworth
1910–1910

Spouse and Children

    Young Lee Houseworth

    Male1870–1930Male

    Female1869–1954Female

MARRIAGE
21 January 1902
Carroll, Georgia, United States
children

(4)

    Mary Houseworth

    Female1841–Female

    Robert Wheeler Housworth

    Male1906–1981Male

    William Houseworth

    Male1909–Male

    Houseworth

    Male1910–1910Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Wesley Wheeler

    Male1834–1916Male

    Mary E Benton

    Female1848–1880Female

siblings

(6)

    John H Wheeler

    Male1867–Male

    Female1869–1954Female

    Mary J Wheeler

    Female1871–Female

    William A Wheeler

    Male1874–Male

    Thomas T Wheeler

    Male1876–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870

Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1870: Douglas, Georgia, United States
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 24

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

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)

  • Eunice Houseworth in household of Young L Houseworth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eunice Houseworth in household of Y L Houseworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Eunies E Wheeler in household of William W Wheeler, "United States Census, 1880"

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