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James Harrison Wheeler

James Harrison Wheeler

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  • Name James Harrison Wheeler  [1
    Born 23 Feb 1835  Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Membership Affiliation 21 Jul 1856  Moores Hill,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation Bef 1860  Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    School Teacher 
    Military 1860  [7, 9
    Enlisted in Company A, 7th regiment Indiana infantry 
    Alternate Death 12 Mar 1862  Cumberland,Allegany,Maryland,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Died 14 Mar 1862  Cumberland,Allegany,Maryland,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 11
    Cause: Killed in Civil War 
    Buried Aft 14 Mar 1862  Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
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    Notes 
    • James, the eldest enlisted in company A, seventh regiment Indiana infantry, and at the commencement of the Civil War, and died in a hospital at Cumberland, Maryland in 1862. He was a schoolteacher and had 2 children, William and Anna. Anna is Mrs. Schurman of Ripley, County and has 2 sons, Cortes and Ernest. Cortes also lives in Ripley Co and is the father of one son, while Ernest lives in Dearborn and is the father of one son.
    Person ID I14865  Rgstrong Family genes. | Decendants of Ebenezer Halladay, 1675-1779
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2013 

    Father Ancestors Piercy Wheeler,   b. 4 May 1808, ,,Tennessee,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1875, Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Jerusha Anna Holladay,   b. 17 Jan 1809, ,,Vermont,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1876, Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 4 Oct 1832  ,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5171  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Ellen Jane Nelson,   b. 9 Mar 1836,   d. 29 Mar 1910, Chesterville,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1857  [4, 6
    Children 
     1. William A. Wheeler,   b. 19 Dec 1857, Sparta,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1932, Dillsboro,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Anna Wheeler,   b. 6 Jun 1860, Sparta,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1953  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F5169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1835 - Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMembership Affiliation - Masonic Lodge - 21 Jul 1856 - Moores Hill,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William A. Wheeler - 19 Dec 1857 - Sparta,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School Teacher - Bef 1860 - Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Anna Wheeler - 6 Jun 1860 - Sparta,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlternate Death - 12 Mar 1862 - Cumberland,Allegany,Maryland,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed in Civil War - 14 Mar 1862 - Cumberland,Allegany,Maryland,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 14 Mar 1862 - Sparta Township,Dearborn,Indiana,United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S100] Descendants of Jediah Holladay, Ken Heffley, (29 October 2002), C:/Roots/TXT/History/JERUSHAHOLLIDAY.RTF., James Harrison Wheeler entry (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 2004.

    2. [S267] Family Data Collection - Births [database online], Edmund West, comp., (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001.), Wheeler, James entry downloaded 22 Dec 2004 (Reliability: 2), 22 Dec 2004.
      Name: Wheeler, James
      Father: Wheeler , Piercy
      Mother: Holliday , Jerusha Anna
      Birth Date: 23 February 1835
      City: Sparta
      County: Dear
      State: IN
      Country: USA

    3. [S93] Family Data Collection - Individual Records [database online], Edmund West, Compiler, (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.), James Wheeler entry downloaded 22 Dec 2004 (Reliability: 2), 22 Dec 2004.
      Name: James Wheeler
      Spouse: Ellen Jane Nelson
      Parents: Piercy Wheeler , Jerusha Anna Holliday
      Birth Place: Dear, Sparta Twp, IN
      Birth Date: 23 February 1835
      Marriage Date: 18 February 1857
      Death Date: 14 March 1862

    4. [S105] E-mail from brownjulian@worldnet.att.net, Gary JULIAN, Subj: Fw: HALLADAY; Date: 08/30/2000 4:44:25 AM US Mountain Standard Time (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S860] "Descendants of Jediah Halladay"; descendant report to Russell G. Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 5 Nov 2002; word rtf document held by Russell G. Strong, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Vicksburg, MI., Arlene G. Gregoire, AAN0003., p. 4, Generation 2, 3. Jerusha Anna Holladay (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2006.
      Descendants of Jediah Halladay
      Generation No. 2
      ...
           3.  Jerusha Anna4 Holladay (Jediah3 Halladay, Azariah2, James1 Holladay) was born January 26, 1811 in Vermont6, and died November 03, 1876 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana.  She married Piercy Wheeler October 04, 1832 in Dearborn County, IN7, son of Samuel Wheeler and Margaret.  He was born May 04, 1808 in Tennessee, and died July 20, 1875 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana.
      ...
          
      Children of Jerusha Holladay and Piercy Wheeler are:
      +      21      i.      James5 Wheeler, born February 23, 1835 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died March 14, 1862 in Cumberland, Maryland.
           22      ii.      William Wheeler, born December 05, 1836 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died January 29, 1864 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana11.
      More About William Wheeler:
      Burial: Unknown, Union Cemetery, Dearborn Cty, Indiana
      Military service: Civil War, wounded and died one month later
      +      23      iii.      Charles W. Wheeler, born 1840 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died November 16, 1884 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri.
      +      24      iv.      Henry Clay Wheeler, born June 08, 1841 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died Unknown.
      +      25      v.      Sarah Anna Wheeler, born March 11, 1843 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died February 07, 1925.
      +      26      vi.      John W. Wheeler, born September 07, 1844 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died Unknown.
      +      27      vii.      Piercy Wheeler, born October 07, 1847 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died October 22, 1896 in Osceola, St. Clair, MO.
           28      viii.      Fernandez Cortez Wheeler, born August 28, 1849 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana12; died October 31, 1935 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon13.  He married Agnes A. Ritter 1912 in Portland, OR14; born Abt. 1851; died Unknown.
      Notes for Fernandez Cortez Wheeler:
      Fernandez appears as Fernandez C. Wheeler on the 1850 Dearborn Cty (Sparta), IN Census.  Thereafter his names appears as C.H. Wheeler (Cortes Holladay).
      ...

    6. [S860] "Descendants of Jediah Halladay"; descendant report to Russell G. Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 5 Nov 2002; word rtf document held by Russell G. Strong, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Vicksburg, MI., Arlene G. Gregoire, AAN0003., p. 6, Generation 3, 21. James Wheeler (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2006.
      Descendants of Jediah Halladay
      ...
      Generation No. 3
           21.  James5 Wheeler (Jerusha Anna4 Holladay, Jediah3 Halladay, Azariah2, James1 Holladay) was born February 23, 1835 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana17, and died March 14, 1862 in Cumberland, Maryland.  He married Ellen Jane Nelson February 18, 1857, daughter of Samuel Nelson and Sarah Wells.  She was born March 09, 183618, and died March 29, 1910 in Chesterville, Indiana19.

      ...
      17.  Tombstone Inscription, Union Cemetery, Dearborn County, Indiana.
      18.  Headstone in Union Cemetery, Dearborn Cty, Indiana.
      19.  1910 Dearborn County, Indiana Births and Deaths, page 46.

    7. [S860] "Descendants of Jediah Halladay"; descendant report to Russell G. Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 5 Nov 2002; word rtf document held by Russell G. Strong, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Vicksburg, MI., Arlene G. Gregoire, AAN0003., p. 6, Generation 3, 21. James Wheeler (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2006.
      Descendants of Jediah Halladay
      ...
      Generation No. 3
           21.  James5 Wheeler (Jerusha Anna4 Holladay, Jediah3 Halladay, Azariah2, James1 Holladay) was born February 23, 1835 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana17, and died March 14, 1862 in Cumberland, Maryland.  He married Ellen Jane Nelson February 18, 1857, daughter of Samuel Nelson and Sarah Wells.  She was born March 09, 183618, and died March 29, 1910 in Chesterville, Indiana19.
      Notes for James Wheeler:
      Chesterville, Indiana [Page 405] - "William Wheeler, Esq., and James Wells, with exceedingly interesting families, reside here, in honor and good circumstances.  Good old Father and Mother Ewing [Ewan], I believe, have both passed away. . . ."  (found on USGENWEB, Rootsweb.com, entitled "[Reverend] Cotton's Keepsakes, published 1858)
      Letter to Gary Julian from secretary of the Allen Lodge No. 165 of Moores Hill Dearborn County, Indiana Masonic Lodge:  James Wheeler, born 23 Feb 1835 entered apprentice 21 Jul 1856, Fellowcraft 22 Aug 1856; Master Mason 15 Sep 1856; was secretary in 1860 and died in the Civil War 14 Mar 1862.
      More About James Wheeler:
      Burial: Unknown, Union Cemetery, Dearborn Cty, Indiana
      Member: Mason
      Military service: Civil War, Company A, 7th Reg. Indiana Infantry
      Occupation: School Teacher
      Notes for Ellen Jane Nelson:
      Filed for widow's pension October 2, 1862, App #3577, Cert. No. 480
      1908 Dearborn County, Indiana Directory:  Ellen J. Wheeler, Sparta Township, Chesterville

      ...
      17.  Tombstone Inscription, Union Cemetery, Dearborn County, Indiana.
      18.  Headstone in Union Cemetery, Dearborn Cty, Indiana.
      19.  1910 Dearborn County, Indiana Births and Deaths, page 46.

    8. [S100] Descendants of Jediah Holladay, Ken Heffley, (29 October 2002), C:/Roots/TXT/History/JERUSHAHOLLIDAY.RTF., James Harrison Wheeler entry (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 2004.
      ...He was a schoolteacher

    9. [S100] Descendants of Jediah Holladay, Ken Heffley, (29 October 2002), C:/Roots/TXT/History/JERUSHAHOLLIDAY.RTF., James Harrison Wheeler entry (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 2004.
      ...enlisted in company A, seventh regiment Indiana infantry, and at the commencement of the Civil War

    10. [S100] Descendants of Jediah Holladay, Ken Heffley, (29 October 2002), C:/Roots/TXT/History/JERUSHAHOLLIDAY.RTF., James Harrison Wheeler entry (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 2004.
      ... died in a hospital at Cumberland, Maryland in 1862

    11. [S860] "Descendants of Jediah Halladay"; descendant report to Russell G. Strong, [STREET ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Peoria, AZ, 5 Nov 2002; word rtf document held by Russell G. Strong, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Vicksburg, MI., Arlene G. Gregoire, AAN0003., p. 4, Generation 2, 3. Jerusha Anna Holladay (Reliability: 3), 16 Aug 2006.
      Descendants of Jediah Halladay
      Generation No. 2
      ...
           3.  Jerusha Anna4 Holladay (Jediah3 Halladay, Azariah2, James1 Holladay) was born January 26, 1811 in Vermont6, and died November 03, 1876 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana.  She married Piercy Wheeler October 04, 1832 in Dearborn County, IN7, son of Samuel Wheeler and Margaret.  He was born May 04, 1808 in Tennessee, and died July 20, 1875 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana.
      ...
          
      Children of Jerusha Holladay and Piercy Wheeler are:
      +      21      i.      James5 Wheeler, born February 23, 1835 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died March 14, 1862 in Cumberland, Maryland.
           22      ii.      William Wheeler, born December 05, 1836 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died January 29, 1864 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana11.
      More About William Wheeler:
      Burial: Unknown, Union Cemetery, Dearborn Cty, Indiana
      Military service: Civil War, wounded and died one month later
      +      23      iii.      Charles W. Wheeler, born 1840 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died November 16, 1884 in El Dorado Springs, Cedar, Missouri.
      +      24      iv.      Henry Clay Wheeler, born June 08, 1841 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died Unknown.
      +      25      v.      Sarah Anna Wheeler, born March 11, 1843 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died February 07, 1925.
      +      26      vi.      John W. Wheeler, born September 07, 1844 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died Unknown.
      +      27      vii.      Piercy Wheeler, born October 07, 1847 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana; died October 22, 1896 in Osceola, St. Clair, MO.
           28      viii.      Fernandez Cortez Wheeler, born August 28, 1849 in Sparta, Dearborn County, Indiana12; died October 31, 1935 in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon13.  He married Agnes A. Ritter 1912 in Portland, OR14; born Abt. 1851; died Unknown.
      Notes for Fernandez Cortez Wheeler:
      Fernandez appears as Fernandez C. Wheeler on the 1850 Dearborn Cty (Sparta), IN Census.  Thereafter his names appears as C.H. Wheeler (Cortes Holladay).
      ...