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William Wheat

William Wheat

Male 1830 - 1910  (79 years)

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  • Name William Wheat 
    Born 7 Mar 1830  Marion, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1861 
    Co. L 6th KY Cav Volunteers 
    Died 3 Mar 1910  Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodland Cemetery, Chrisman, Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17895  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2011 

    Father Booker Wheat,   b. 1801, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elmyra Roots,   b. Jan 1832, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1910, Edgar, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1849  Taylor, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Thomas Wheat,   b. 13 Dec 1851, Green Co., Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Killis Wheat,   b. Abt 1856, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Wesley Wheat,   b. Mar 1858, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Alice Wheat,   b. Abt 1860, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Oatis Wheat,   b. Abt 1866, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Wheat, Jr.,   b. Abt 1869, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Reed Wheat,   b. Abt 1874, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Charles Wheat,   b. Abt 1875, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F6746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • 1850 United States Federal Census Name: William Wheat Age: 20 Birth Year: abt 1830 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1850: District 2, Marion, Kentucky Gender: Male Family Number: 302 William Wheat 20 Elmira Wheat 18

      1860 United States Federal Census Name: William Wheat Age in 1860: 30 Birth Year: abt 1830 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1860: District 1, Hart, Kentucky Gender: Male Post Office: Rio William Wheat 30 Elmira Wheat 20 John T Wheat 9 Killis Wheat 8 Wesley Wheat 6 James A Wheat 21

      U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles Name: William Wheat Enlistment Date: 21 Aug 1862 Rank at enlistment: Sergeant Enlistment Place: Louisville, KY State Served: Kentucky Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company L, Kentucky 6th Cavalry Regiment on 15 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 28 Jan 1865. Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky

      1880 United States Federal Census Name: William Wheat Home in 1880: Edgar, Edgar, Illinois Age: 50 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830 Birthplace: Kentucky Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head) Spouse's Name: Elmyra Wheat Father's birthplace: Virginia Mother's birthplace: Ohio Occupation: Farmer Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male William Wheat 50 Elmyra Wheat 45 Alace Wheat 20 Otha Wheat 14 William Wheat 11 Reed Wheat 6 Charles Wheat 5

      1900 United States Federal Census Name: William Wheat Age: 70 Birth Date: Mar 1830 Birthplace: Kentucky Home in 1900: Edgar, Edgar, Illinois Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Head Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Elmira Wheat Marriage Year: 1850 Years Married: 50 Father's Birthplace: Virginia Mother's Birthplace: Ohio William Wheat 70 Elmira Wheat 69 William H Wheat 31 Reed W Wheat 27 Charles Wheat 24