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William W Wheeler

Male 1902 - 1964  (62 years)


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  • Name William W Wheeler  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 16 Jul 1902  Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Willie 
    Race White  [5, 6
    Occupation Laborer  [6
    Residence 1910  Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1920  Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 17; Marital Status: Single; Relationship: Son 
    Residence 17 May 1930  Audubon, Brevard, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 27; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died 14 Nov 1964  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Willie W. Wheeler

      Willie W. Wheeler, 62, prominent resident of 51 W. Tribble St ., Lake City, died at the Lake Shore Hospital Saturday morning, November 14, following an extended illness.

      Mr. Wheeler was a native of Columbia County , son of the late Berry Wheeler and Mrs. Minnie Milton Wheeler of Lake City .

      Mr. Wheeler had resided in Columbia County and Lake City for his entire life and for a number of years was employed by the City Ice and Fuel Company until his retirement in 1961 because of ill health.

      He was a member of Parkview Baptist Church of Lake City.

      Survivors: wife, Mrs. Eva Wheeler, Lake City ; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Worthington, Lake City; two sons, Edwin Wheeler and Wendell, both of Lake City; mother, Mrs. Minnie Milton Wheeler, Lake City; four sisters, Mrs. Katy Register, Lake City, Mrs. Lilly Register, Tavares, Fla., Mrs. Sybil Payne, Miami, and Mrs. Mildred Brooker, Jacksonville; two brothers, Arlie Wheeler, Green Cove Springs, and Maxie Wheeler, Jacksonville.

      Funeral services were conducted at 3:30 p. m. Sunday, November 15, at the Parkview Baptist Church with the Rev. Harold F. Green, pastor, officiating, assisted by Rev. Thomas E. Deyer, pastor of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church .

      Interment was in Memorial Cemetery with Sherrill-Guerry Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

      Source - Lake City Reporter and Columbia Gazette, Friday, November 20, 1964 .

      Submitted by Mary Jane Weaver, weaverma@live.com
    Buried Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I3450  tng Genealogy

    Father Asberry Leon Wheeler,   b. 10 Mar 1880, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1953, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Minnie M Melton,   b. 16 Aug 1888, Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1969, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 14 Sep 1905  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F1332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Crews,   b. 18 Oct 1912, Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 2011, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1928  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Alton Wheeler,   b. 8 Nov 1931, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1934, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    +2. Frances Wheeler,   b. 27 Jul 1935, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2010, Suwannee Valley Care Center, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    +3. Edwin N Wheeler,   b. 10 Aug 1938, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 2019, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    +4. Wendell Wayne Wheeler,   b. 19 Aug 1941, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 2020, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jul 1902 - Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 17; Marital Status: Single; Relationship: Son - 1920 - Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Apr 1928 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 27; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head - 17 May 1930 - Audubon, Brevard, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Memorial Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Willie W and Eva Crews Wheeler gravestone
    Willie W and Eva Crews Wheeler gravestone

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Education.
      [ View Source Document]

    2. [S349] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 2004.Original data - State of Florida. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Department of Health, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=floridadeath&h=1018214&indiv=try

    3. [S350] Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Volume: 35; Certificate: 4424
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FLmarriageindex&h=264933&indiv=try
      [ View marriage certificate]

    4. [S356] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Benton, Columbia, Florida; Roll: T624_158; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 474.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1910USCenIndex&h=146231718&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    5. [S347] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Benton, Columbia, Florida; Roll: T625_216; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 738
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=101426363&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    6. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Audubon, Brevard, Florida; Roll: 307; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0027; Image: 536.0; FHL microfilm: 2340042
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1930usfedcen&h=102460399&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]

    7. [S349] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;).
      Ancestry.com. Florida Death Index, 1936-1998. [database online] Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2004. Original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. Florida: Florida Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=floridadeath&h=1018214&indiv=try

    8. [S142] Gravestone.
      William W "Willie" Wheeler gravestone
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    9. [S96] Columbia County, FL Marriages 1893-1925.