Thursday, July 17, 2014

James B. Wheeler

F. M. Wheeler.
Picture publish date 1899.

James B. Wheeler.

Birth: April 24, 1841.
May 10, 1923.

Wife: Frances M. Gould Wheeler, ( 1846-1926 ).

Married April 12, 1894, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.

Children: Ines O. Wheeler.

Burial: Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Jefferson County, Kansas.

Mr. Wheeler settled in Jefferson County, Kansas, and settled in section 12, of Oskaloosa township.  They had 105 acres of land, which was in his wife name.  Their Post office address is Oskaloosa, Kansas, which is between 4 or 5 miles north east from the farm.

New York State Records.

New York Thirty-Fourth Infantry.

WHEELER, JAMES B.—Age, 20 years. Enlisted, September 27, 1861, at Hammondsport, to serve unexpired term of two years; mustered in as private, Co. I, same date; promoted corporal, January 1,1862, and sergeant, April 9,1863; mustered out with company, June 30, 1863, at Albany, N. Y.; subsequent service in Co. F, Sixteenth Artillery.

New York Sixteenth Artillery.

WHEELER, JAMES B., Jr.—Age, 22 years. Enlisted, January 4,1864, at Cameron; mustered in as private, Co: F, January 19, 1864, to serve three years; promoted first sergeant, January 19, 1866; mustered in as second lieutenant, Co. F, February 19, .1865; mustered out with company, August 21, 1865, at Washington, D. O.; prior service in Co. I, Thirty-fourth New York Infantry; commissioned second lieutenant, March 4, 1865, with, rank from February 17, 1865, vice P. F. Dailey, resigned.

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