Bio: Wheeler, Rev. Bert E. (1848 - 1893)

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Surnames: Wheeler, Gorge, Lange

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

REV. BERT E. WHEELER, pastor of the M. E. Church, Black River Falls, was born in Dane Co.. Wis., Aug. 23, 1848. Received his academic education at Walton, N. Y., and attended school there until the Fall of 1S68. He then returned to Wisconsin and taught school at Spring Green for one year, and in the Fall of 1870 joined the West Wisconsin Conference at La Crosse, and was then appointed to the charge of M. E. Church at Lake Pippen. He has since had several different appointments, viz., Mondovi, Neillsville. Chippewa Falls and Black River Falls, coming to the latter place in 1878; is a member of the A. F. & A. M., Neillsville Lodge, and of Eau Claire Commandery, also of L O. O. F. Albion Lodge, No. 134. and Encampment at Neillsville, is a member of Temple of Honor. Was married to Miss Mary A. Gorge, of Spring Green, Wis., in 1870; she was born at Newport, N. H. Thev have four children—Floy E., Lois M., Berta N., and Wayne B.

1870 Federal Census, Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin, pg. 8, dwelling 62, family 62; by Geo. W. Spencer

Bert E Wheeler, white, male

Household Members
Elijah George M 50y New Hampshire, lumber dealer, estate: $2,640
Mary H George F 47y New Hampshire
Stephen George M 22y New Hampshire, lumber dealer
Nellie George F 12y Wisconsin
Bert E Wheeler M 22y Wisconsin, school teacher
Mary A Wheeler F 20y New Hampshire
Chris Lange M 18y Bavaria, saddler, personal: $100

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 289

Bert E. Wheeler, married American male
occupation : Minister
spouse's birthplace : New Hampshire, United States
father's birthplace : New York, United States
mother's birthplace : New York, United States

Household Members
self Bert E. Wheeler M 31 Wisconsin, United States
wife Marian G. Wheeler F 30 (1850 New Hampshire, United States)
daughter Floy E. Wheeler F 7 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Lois M. Wheeler F 6 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Berta Wheeler F 3 Wisconsin, United States
son Wayne Wheeler M 4 Wisconsin, United States
other Minnie Peterson F 18 Norway

Illinois Death Records

Bert E. Wheeler
death date: 25 Dec 1893
death place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
gender: Male
race (standardized): Scotch
death age: 46y
estimated birth year: 1847



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