Wheeler,  Richard J.

Wheeler, Richard J.

Male 1916 - 1982  (66 years)  

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  • Name Wheeler, Richard J.  [1
    Born 22 Nov 1916  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Jan 1920  305 Rumely St, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 5 Apr 1930  238 E Sample, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1935  1024 West Oak St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 12 Apr 1940  1024 West Oak St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military 11 Jul 1945  Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Enlistment 
    Residence 4/81924  530 N. Scott St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1970  1240 NE 32nd St, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 9
    Residence 7 Dec 1982  1240 NE 32nd St, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 7 Dec 1982  North Broward Hospital, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Person ID I47311  Sackett
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2018 

    Father Wheeler, James Oscar,   b. 4 May 1883, Michigan City, La Porte, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1953, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Fletcher, Nellie M.,   b. 15 Feb 1889, Hamlet, Starke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1972, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1910  Porter County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 11
    Children
    1. Wheeler, Richard J.,   b. 22 Nov 1916, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1982, North Broward Hospital, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F17536  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Emerich, Elsie Virginia "Virginia",   b. 27 Jul 1916, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F17535  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Wilcox, Grace Harriet "Harriet",   b. 10 Dec 1917, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 2013, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Last Modified 14 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F17533  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Nov 1916 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Jan 1920 - 305 Rumely St, La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1930 - 238 E Sample, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - 1024 West Oak St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Apr 1940 - 1024 West Oak St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment - 11 Jul 1945 - Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4/81924 - 530 N. Scott St, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1970 - 1240 NE 32nd St, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7 Dec 1982 - 1240 NE 32nd St, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 13 Feb 2018.
      Hartford Courier (Hartford, Connecticut), 13 Jan 1973, page 4

      Ralph H. Wilcox, 86, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., formerly of Middletown, died Wednesday in New Smyrna Beach. He live in Middletown before moving to Florida in 1955. . . . He leaves his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Powell Wilcox, two sons, Henry Wilcox of New London, N.H. and Olin R. Wilcox of North Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Mrs. Richard Wheeler of Pompano Beach, Fla., and Mrs. John Caulfield of Vestal, N.Y.; a brother, Clayon R. Wilcox of Hartford; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. . . . Burial will be in West Street Cemetery, Cromwell. . . .

      Excerpts transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S1050] U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 2, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Name: Richard J Wheeler
      Birth Date: 22 Nov 1916
      Address: 1240 NE 32nd St, Pompano Beach, FL, 33064-6333

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S884] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Name: Richard Wheeler
      SSN: 317-07-2141
      Last Residence:
      33064 Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, USA
      BORN: 22 Nov 1916
      Last Benefit: 33064, Pompano Beach, Broward, Florida, United States of America
      Died: Dec 1982
      State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      1940 Census, enumerated 12 Apr 1940 at 1024 West Oak Street in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA

      Richard Wheeler Head M 23 Indiana
      Virginia Wheeler Wife F 23 Indiana
      Robert Wheeler Son M 5 Indiana

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V115-HJ7 : accessed 14 February 2018), Richard Wheeler, Ward 2, South Bend, Portage Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 97-17, sheet 6B, line 79, family 174, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1133.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      1920 Census, enumerated 7 Jan 1920 at 305 Rumely St in La Porte, La Porte County, Indiana, USA

      James Wheeler Head M 36 Indiana
      Nellie Wheeler Wife F 30 Indiana
      Wilma Wheeler Daughter F 9 Indiana
      Crystal Wheeler Daughter F 7 Indiana
      Mary Wheeler Daughter F 4 Indiana
      Richard Wheeler Son M 3 Indiana

      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFWC-5CK : accessed 14 February 2018), Richard Wheeler in household of James Wheeler, La Porte Ward 4, La Porte, Indiana, United States; citing ED 124, sheet 6A, line 12, family 128, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 447; FHL microfilm 1,820,447.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      1930 Census, enumerated 5 Apr 1930 at 238 E Sample in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA

      James O Wheeler Head M 47 Indiana
      Nellie Wheeler Wife F 41 Indiana
      Wilma Wheeler Daughter F 19 Indiana
      Crystal Wheeler Daughter F 17 Indiana
      Mary Wheeler Daughter F 15 Indiana
      Richard Wheeler Son M 13 Indiana
      Michael Vlock Boarder M 20 Indiana
      Citing this Record

      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4BF-VBB : accessed 14 February 2018), Richard Wheeler in household of James O Wheeler, South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 43, sheet 4B, line 85, family 89, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 627; FHL microfilm 2,340,362.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S1467] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Name Richard J Wheeler
      Name (Original) WHEELER RICHARD J
      Event Type Military Service
      Event Date 11 Jul 1945
      Term of Enlistment Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      Event Place Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
      Race White
      Citizenship Status citizen
      Birth Year 1916
      Birthplace INDIANA
      Education Level 3 years of high school
      Civilian Occupation Semiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles
      Marital Status Married
      Military Rank Private
      Army Branch No branch assignment
      Army Component Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      Source Reference Civil Life
      Serial Number 45017184
      Affiliate ARC Identifier 1263923
      Box Film Number 15643.388

      "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM29-5YQ : 5 December 2014), Richard J Wheeler, enlisted 11 Jul 1945, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States; citing "Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946," database, The National Archives: Access to Archival Databases (AAD) (http://aad.archives.gov : National Archives and Records Administration, 2002); NARA NAID 126323, National Archives at College Park, Maryland.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S1409] Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Name: Robert Gene Wheeler
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 4 Aug 1934
      Birth Place: St. Joseph Hospital, So Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA
      Registration Year: 1934
      Father: Richard Wheeler
      Mother: Virginia Emerich
      Residence: 530 N Scott St, South Bend
      Certificate Number: 33050
      Roll number: 014
      Agency: Indiana State Board of Health
      Volume Range: 66 - 70

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1163] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 14 Feb 2018.
      Pompano Beach, Florida, City Directory, 1970

      Wheeler Richd J (Harriet) mfrs agt 1240 NE 32d St h1240 NE 32d St

      Researched by Ted Smith

    10. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Fort Lauderdale News (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), 9 Dec 1982, page 42

      Richard Wheeler, 66, of 1240 NE 32nd Street, Pompano Beach, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 1982 at North Broward Hospital. A 26 year resident, moving here from South Bend, IN, Mr. Wheeler was a member of the Pompano Beach Moose Lodge #2157, and the American Legion Post #142. Survivors include: his wife, Harriet Wheeler; two sons, Terry and Robert Wheeler, both of South Bend, IN; one daughter, Candy Wheeler of Pompano Beach; three sisters, Mary Wraight of South Bend, IN, Wilma Horner of Valparaiso, IN, and Crystal Fortin of Port Charlotte, FL; and six grandchildren . . . .

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    11. [S1621] Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 14 Feb 2018.
      Name: James O Wheeler
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 27
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 4 May 1883
      Birth Place: Michigan City, Indiana
      Marriage Licence Date: 11 Jun 1910
      Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Valparaiso, Indiana
      Father: Albert W Wheeler
      Mother: Anna Lindgard
      Spouse: Nellie Fletcher
      Page: 397
      FHL Film Number: 001686212

      Name: Nellie Fletcher
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 21
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 15 Feb 1889
      Birth Place: Hamlet, Indiana
      Marriage Licence Date: 11 Jun 1910
      Marriage Licence Place: Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Valparaiso, Indiana
      Father: Isaac Fletcher
      Mother: Mary Turner
      Spouse: James O Wheeler
      Page: 397
      FHL Film Number: 001686212

      Researched by Ted Smith


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