Elizabeth Mary Wheeler

1838–1901 (Age 62)
Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Mary

When Elizabeth Mary Wheeler was born on 20 December 1838, in Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Wheeler Jr, was 26 and her mother, Anna Mary Keller, was 21. She married Nathaniel Barnhart on 31 December 1857, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ross, Ross Township, Butler, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Kingston, Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 20 November 1901, in Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Green Township, Ross, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth Mary Wheeler
Nathaniel Barnhart
Marriage: 31 December 1857
Matilda Barnhart
Martha Barnhart
Mahala May Barnhart
Rueben Barnhart
Laura Barnhart
Mary E Barnhart
Joseph Stewart Barnhart

Spouse & Children

31 December 1857
Ross, Ohio, United States


  • Matilda Barnhart


  • Martha Barnhart


  • Mahala May Barnhart


  • Male1864–1945Male

  • Laura Barnhart


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 22

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Elizabeth Barnhart in household of Nathaniel Barnhart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Barnhart in household of Nathaniel Barnhart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Barnhat in household of Nathaniel Barnhat, "United States Census, 1880"

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