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Female 1842 - 1915  (72 years)


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  • Name Wheeler, Dorcas 
    Birth 9 Dec 1842  Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 12 Jul 1850  Hood's Fork, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Death 15 Aug 1915  Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Burial 17 Aug 1915  Wheeler Cemetery, Flat Gap, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I263643  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2022 

    Father Wheeler, William Remey,   b. 15 Feb 1810, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Sep 1896, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Borders, Elizabeth,   b. 28 May 1815, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Aug 1872, Lowmansville, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 57 years) 
    Marriage 10 Sep 1829  Lawrence, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F99781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Craft, _____   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F99998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2024 

    Family 2 Murray, John Borders,   b. 13 Jan 1844, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt 1873, Hood's Fork, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 28 years) 
    Marriage 21 Oct 1861  Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Murray, John Borders,   b. 9 Jul 1873, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jul 1949, Pike, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F99997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2024 

    Family 3 Lemaster, Francis McDonald,   b. 1835, Flatgap, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1904, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Marriage 4 Dec 1876  Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    Children 
     1. LeMaster, Samuel E.,   b. 2 Sep 1877, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     2. LeMaster, Martha Ellen,   b. 2 Sep 1877, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Dec 1962, Winifred, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 85 years)
     3. LeMaster, Leo Frank,   b. 15 Oct 1879, Winifred, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Aug 1953, Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
     4. LeMaster, Mary,   b. 14 Mar 1881, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 18 Feb 1960, Brewster, Okanogan, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years)
     5. LeMaster, Noah Oliver,   b. 19 Aug 1882, Winifred, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 May 1950, Twisp, Okanogan, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years)
     6. LeMaster, Roscoe,   b. 6 Oct 1886, Winifred, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Aug 1966, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years)
     7. LeMaster, Isaac,   b. 6 Oct 1886, Winifred, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1927, Jackson, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 40 years)
    Family ID F99407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 9 Dec 1842 - Johnson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jul 1850 - Hood's Fork, Johnson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Oct 1861 - Johnson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 4 Dec 1876 - Johnson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 15 Aug 1915 - Johnson, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S49003] GEDCOM file imported on 30 October 2017.

    2. [S49006] myfamily Kordle Moore EE, p 2.
      Helen has birth year as 1843.

    3. [S49268] a CEN 008 1860 EE, r 378; Hoodsfork, Johnson County, Kentucky; p 95 [p] 243 [p]; H 600 F 599; William R & Elizabeth Wheeler family, Cen 008.
      census record says, "1860 United States Federal about Dorcas Wheeler 16."

    4. [S52503] Darcus Wheeler in household of William R Wheeler, "United States Census, 1850".

    5. [S49006] myfamily Kordle Moore EE, p 2.
      Helen has death as 15 Aug 1915.

    6. [S49457] WEBSTIE ? The Green Tree, editor; Wheeler Family Genealogy; Vol II no. II; p 96; Dorcas Wheeler; "was born December the 9th, 1843,and Died August 29,1915.", pdf file filed under Green Family.

    7. [S49456] Journal KYE Exp Wheeler, Page 96, KYEX96.

    8. [S52504] Darcus Murray, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979".