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George Walton Wheeler

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Aroostook County, Maine, United States
Death: October 24, 1912 (68)
Provo, Utah County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: GPS (lat/lon): 41.97777, -111.83015, Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Levi Wheeler and Mary Ann Wilder Wheeler
Husband of Hannah Wheeler
Father of George Edwin Wheeler; Authur Wheeler; Simon Wheeler, Sr.; Mary Ann Wheeler; James Stephen Wheeler and 8 others
Brother of Levi Lincoln Wheeler; Calvin Wheeler, Sr./Sr.; Elmira Jane Mower and Melissa Ann Wheeler
Half brother of Loran Wheeler; Mary Ann Phebe Wheeler; Joseph Stephen Wheeler; Josiah Stephen Wheeler; Sarah Adelade Wheeler and 5 others

Managed by: Amanda Dawn Fairbanks (Telford)
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About George Walton Wheeler

Biographical Summary:

(son of Levi Wheeler, born July 5, 1812, and Mary Ann Arnold of Augusta, Maine, married 1833). He was born March 30, 1844, at Augusta. Came to Utah 1854, Perrigrine Sessions company.

Married: Hannah Humphreys in August, 1863 (daughter of George Humphreys and Harriet Harden, pioneers 1856, second handcart company, married 1829). She was born December 28, 1846; came to Utah 1856, second handcart company.

Their children:

  1. George Edwin born January 18, 1865, married Ida Wood December 5, 1888;
  2. Mary Ann born January 28, 1866, married Joseph Ransom October 30, 1883;
  3. Simon born April 24, 1869, married Jane Mills October 26, 1892;
  4. Richard born March 25, 1871;
  5. Harriet born June 19, 1872, married Joseph Hutchinson April 8, 1891;
  6. Louisa born December 16, 1874, married F. M. Stephenson, Jr., October 19, 1892;
  7. William born December 16, 1877, married Mary Eliza Talbot February 21, 1906;
  8. Arthur born September 21, 1880, married Alice Ann Stephenson January 28, 1903;
  9. Isabella born April 25, 1882;
  10. Walter born December 6, 1884, married Alice Blair January 8, 1908;
  11. James born May 24, 1887, married Delia Rigby December 21, 1910;
  12. Dora born December 28, 1891.

Family home Lewiston, Utah.

Sources: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1240


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George Walton Wheeler's Timeline

1844
March 30, 1844
Aroostook County, Maine, United States
1854
September 15, 1854
Age 10
1863
January 18, 1863
Age 18
Ogden, Weber County, Utah Territory, United States
1866
January 26, 1866
Age 21
Ogden, Weber, UT
1868
April 24, 1868
Age 24
Eden, Weber, UT
1871
March 25, 1871
Age 26
Ogden, Weber, UT
1872
June 19, 1872
Age 28
Ogden, Weber, UT
1874
December 16, 1874
Age 30
Ogden, Weber, UT
1877
December 16, 1877
Age 33
Lewiston, Cache, UT