Payton Wheeler

September 1845–1932 (Age 86)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Payton

When Payton Wheeler was born in September 1845, in Indiana, United States, his father, Johnson Wheeler, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Mitchell, was 27. He married Sarilda Coleman on 7 July 1866, in Pike, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Monroe Township, Pike, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died in 1932, in Oakland City, Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Payton Wheeler
1845–1932
Sarilda Coleman
1844–1924
Marriage: 7 July 1866
Lewis J. Wheeler
1867–1905
George A. Wheeler
1870–
America Ophia Wheeler
1872–1912
Joseph"Joel" Thomas Wheeler
1873–1946
Mary E. Wheeler
1877–1960
Nicholas Edgar Wheeler
1881–
Cedelia Catherine Wheeler
1884–1969

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–1932Male

    Sarilda Coleman

    Female1844–1924Female

MARRIAGE
7 July 1866
Pike, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

    Lewis J. Wheeler

    Male1867–1905Male

    George A. Wheeler

    Male1870–Male

    America Ophia Wheeler

    Female1872–1912Female

    Male1873–1946Male

    Mary E. Wheeler

    Female1877–1960Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1839–Female

    Luvina Wheeler

    Female1840–Female

    Male1845–1932Male

    Amanda Jane Wheeler

    Female1849–Female

    George W Wheeler

    Male1852–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 6

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 23

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.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Patent Wheeler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Patan Wheeler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Peyton Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"

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