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Wheeler - Peirce - Morrison  



"Shady Bluff AKA Wheeler Cottage"

Amzi Lewis Wheeler BIRTH 1811 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York DEATH 1887 (aged 7576) BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana PLOT Second Addition

married Susan Murphy Wheeler BIRTH 1823 DEATH 1873 BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, PLOT Second Addition

They had:

    1 - Edward Randolph Wheeler BIRTH 1847 DEATH 1897 BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana PLOT Second Addition

    2 - Alice May Wheeler Birth Date: 12 May 1850 Birth: Plymouth, Indiana married 1) 8 May 1867 Marshall County, Indiana Daniel Edward Van Valkenburgh 1839 Indiana 1880 They had:
      Susanna "Susie" Van Valkenburgh b. Aug 2 1869 Indianapolis Marion county Indiana married 1) 11 Apr 1898 Manhattan, New York City, New York James Neilson Hamilton; married 2) 1905 William Ziegler
    married 2) 14 Dec 1886 Indiana Robert Bruce Fraser Peirce BIRTH 17 Feb 1843 Laurel, Franklin County, Indiana, DEATH 5 Dec 1898 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Oak Hill Cemetery Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana,
      married 1st - Hattie B. Blair
      U.S. Congressman. Representative from Indiana. Peirce attended the public schools and also educated by private tutors. He served in the Civil War as second lieutenant of Company H, One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Regiment, Indiana Volunteers. He was graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1866. He studied law at Shelbyville, Indiana. He was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced practice in Crawfordsville in 1867. Peirce was elected prosecuting attorney of Montgomery County in 1868 and reelected in 1870 and 1872. Peirce was elected as a Republican to the Forty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1881 March 3, 1883). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1882 to the Forty-eighth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He was appointed receiver for the Toledo, St. Louis & Western Railway


Edward Randolph Wheeler BIRTH 1847 DEATH 1897 BURIAL Oak Hill Cemetery Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana PLOT Second Addition

married Harriet Ailetla Perry Birth : 25 Aug 1858 Dexter, Washtenaw, Michigan Death: 7 Dec 1903 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana BURIAL OCT 5, 1904 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 44, Lot: 273 daughter of Albert Cestur Perry and Josephine --- married 2nd Robert Ezekiel Morrison Birth: 10 Aug 1864 Laporte Indiana Death : 14 Jun 1906 Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana BURIAL Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 44, Lot: 273 son of Robert S Morrison and Jennett Frey
    Morrison-Perry engaged 1903
      Mrs. Alice Wheeler Pierce issued Cards yesterday announcing the marriage of her sister Mrs. Harriet Perry Wheeler, and Mr. Robert E. Morrison with invitations enclosed for a reception in their honor on the evening of Thrusda , April 30, at their home on North Meridan Street.


    Morrison Nuptials
      The marriage of Mrs. Harriet A. Wheeler and Robert E. Morrison tool place at noon, Wednesday, April 15, 1903, at the home of the bride and Mrs. Alice Wheeler Pierce in North Meridian Street.

      The Rev. Owen Davies Odell, pastor of the Second Presbyterian church officiated.

      Only the families and a very few friends were present for the ceremony, which took place in the north drawing room, which was beautified with quanities of pink and white roses.

      The ceremony was followed by an elaborate breakfast.

      The table for the entire party was arranged for twenty covers and was decorated with a tal French basket of pink and white roses in the center, surrounded with small baskes of the same design, and the light was from tapers in equisite and unique holders.

      Mr. and Mrs. Morrison left this afternoon for an Eastern trip of a week or ten days and will be with Mrs. Pierce for a time on their return.

      Mr. Morrison's home was formerly at Laporte and Mrs. Wheeler's at Plymouth. - Indianapolis News


    Mrs. R. E. Morrison Dead
      Death Came Suddenly and was Attributed to Apoplexy.

      Mrs. Robert E. Morrison died suddenly last night in her home, 1914 North Delaware street.

      She had been downtown shopping in the morning with her inmate friends Mrs. __ H. Dean, and was taken with a severe pain in her head and said to Mrs. Herman Marsh who was with her, that she felt as if she might have paralysis, she had such strange sensaions

      Every remedy at hand was applied and her physician, Dr. Rebecca Rogers George, was summoned, who called in other physicians later.

      Mrs. Morrison had apparently recovered from the severe pain in her head and she was left resting. At 10 o'clock a second attack came on and ended in death.

      The physician decided her death was caused by apoplexy.

      Relatives of Mrs. Morrison will arrive tonight and tomorrow.

      Arrangements for the funeral have not been made.

      Mr. Morrison was Mrs Harriet Perry Wheeler, and her marriage to Mr. Morrison took place in April.

      She was a sister-in-law of Mrs. Alice Wheeler Peirce.

      Mrs. Morrison leaves four sonse and a daughter and her mother, Mrs. Perry, who lived with her.

      She was a woman of great personal charm and had a wide circle of firends., Indianapolis News - 9 Dec 1903 - Page 14


    {Burial}
      Mrs Robert Morrison, better known here as Mrs. Edward H. Wheeler, died at Indianapolis at 1 o'clock Tuesday morning.
      The remains will be b rought to Plymouth on noons train Friday and taken at once to Oak hill for interment by the side of her first husband.

      Her death was caused by the rupture of a bloof vessel in the brain and came very unexpectedly to her friends here and elsewhere. - Weekly Republican - 10 Dec 1903 - Page 5


    Estate Pays For Funeral

      Probate Court Decides Also that Administrator Has Nothing Coming

      By A decision in the Probate Court yesterday the funeral expenses of Harriet A Morrison will be paid out of her estate instead of by her husband, Robert E. Morrison, who was the adaministrator.

      In Mr. Morrison's final report, filed some time ago, a list of funeral expenses was made and in addition the adminsitrator asked $750 for his services .

      To this report Amzi L. Wheeler, as guadrian for Glenn H. WHeeler, Edward B. Wheeler and Jeannie J. Wheeler, filed an exception and in the hearing of it yesterday the court held that the funeral expenses should be paid out of the estate.

      At the same time it was held that Morrision should not be allowed $750 for services as administrator. - Indianapolis Star 7 Apr 1905,Page 5


They had
    Amzi Lewis Wheeler Birth: 3 Mar 1876 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Death: Death 20 Oct 1922 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Burial Indianapolis Creamtory Oct 22 1922 married 24 Jul 1909 Marion county Indiana Frederica Minger Birth: 15 Sep 1890 Marion County, Indiana Death Date: 11 Sep 1984 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana Burial Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, married 2) 16 Jan 1944 Marion, Indiana Edward "Eddie" Ellison Stout Birth: 25 Jul 1862 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Death: 10 Apr 1946 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana married: 1st Helen Billings (1869-1934) son of Benjamin Gilson Stout & Elizabeth Louise Howe married 3) Carl Edward Sweeney BIRTH 13 Feb 1887 DEATH 1 Apr 1978 Franklin, Johnson, Indiana BURIAL APR 4,1978 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 100, Lot: 166 son of Andrew Michilangeloe Sweeney & Helen E Kuebler daughter of Frederick Minger Myrta Alice Bradford

    Harry Beech Wheeler Birth: 2 Jun 1883 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana married Florence Willma English 30 Sep 1908 Marion County, Indiana daughter of Warden Booth English & Elinor Herdy
      Elinor Mary Wheeler Birth 21 Apr 1910 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana,

      Elizabeth Louise "Bettie" Wheeler Birth 21 Apr 1910 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Burial Apr 1977 Palms Memorial Park Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida married 5 Aug 1945 Florida Frederick "Freddie" E Daw Birth Date: 18 Jun 1907 Illinois Death Date: 18 Mar 1982 Buiral Palms Memorial Park Sarasota, Sarasota County, Florida married 1st Jane C-- divorced 1945 son of Freed E Daw & Bessie B ---


    Glenn Hartwell Wheeler Birth: 17 Mar 1885 Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Death: 2 Apr 1961 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Burial Rose Hills Memorial Park Whittier, Los Angeles County, California; married Marvel A Baumgartner daughter of Martin Baumgartener & Rubb S --
      Glenn A Wheeler
      Lorraine Arletta Wheeler


    Edward Randolph Wheeler Jr. Birth: 8 Nov 1887 Plymouth, Indiana Death: 12 Sep 1950 San Diego, San Diego California married 10 Jun 1908 Marion County, Indiana Marcella Clotilda McGurty daughter of Peter Joseph McGurty & Ellen Mary Ryan; divorced

    Jeanne Josephine Wheeler Birth: 20 May 1888 Plymouth, Marshall county Indiana Death: 6 Apr 1924 San Diego, California, married 2 Sep 1908 Marion County, Indiana Carl E Sweeney Birth: 13 Feb 1887 Jasper, Dubois county Indiana son of Andrew Michilangeloe Sweeney & Helen E Kuebler married 2) Frederica (Minger) Wheeler Stout see above
      Harriet Arletta Sweeney Birth : 27 Sep 1909 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana,
    married 2) Aug 1916 Los Angeles, California Earle Forsyth Farnsworth Birth: 20 Apr 1896 Salt Lake, Salt Lake, Utah Death: 13 Jan 1967 San Diego married 2) Martha McDougall) Myers by 1st marriage she had Robert Mason Farnsworth aka Bennett Edward Meyers Jr Birth: 10 Mar 1922 son of Louis Henderson Farnsworth & Agnes Wilkinson


Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 
Name:	Daniel E Vanvalkenburgh
Gender:	Male
Event Type:	Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Marriage Licence Date:	8 May 1867
Marriage Licence Place:	Indiana, United States
Spouse:	Alice May Wheeler
Page:	451
FHL Film Number:	001651768

Year: 1870; Census Place: Center, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: M593_342; Page: 66A; Family History Library Film: 545841
Name:	E Vanvalkenburg
Age in 1870:	29
Birth Year:	abt 1841
Birthplace:	New York
Dwelling Number:	552
Home in 1870:	Center, Marshall, Indiana
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Occupation:	Editor
Male Citizen over 21:	Y
Personal Estate Value:	2000
Real Estate Value:	3000
Inferred Spouse:	Alice Vanvalkenburg
Inferred Children:	Susie Vanvalkenburg
Household Members:	
Name	Age
E Vanvalkenburg	29
Alice Vanvalkenburg	25
Susie Vanvalkenburg	2

Year: 1880; Census Place: Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana; Roll: 297; Page: 156D; Enumeration District: 106
Name:	H. A. Wheeler
Age:	21
Birth Date:	Abt 1859
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1880:	Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana, USA
Street:	Michigan St
Dwelling Number:	33
Race:	White
Gender:	Female
Relation to Head of House:	Wife
Marital status:	Married
Spouse's name:	E. R. Wheeler
Occupation:	Keeps House
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
E. R. Wheeler	32
H. A. Wheeler	21
A. L. Wheeler	4

Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001 
Name:	Robert B F Peirce
Gender:	Male
Event Type:	Marriage Registration (Marriage)
Marriage Licence Date:	14 Dec 1886
Marriage Licence Place:	Indiana, United States
Spouse:	Alice M Vansalkenburg
Page:	373
FHL Film Number:	001651770

Year: 1900; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Page: 7; 
Enumeration District: 0055; FHL microfilm: 1240388
Name:	Alice W Pierce [Alice W Purce] 
Age:	55
Birth Date:	May 1845
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1900:	Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
Ward of City:	3
Street:	North Meridian Street
House Number:	1120
Sheet Number:	7
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:	148
Family Number:	148
Race:	White
Gender:	Female
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Marital status:	Married
Marriage Year:	1888
Father's Birthplace:	New York
Mother's Birthplace:	Indiana
Mother: Number of Living Children:	1
Mother: How Many Children:	1
Can Read:	Yes
Can Write:	Yes
Can Speak English:	Yes
House Owned or Rented:	O
Home Free or Mortgaged:	F
Farm or House:	H
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Alice W Pierce	55
Harriett Wheeler	41 Sister-in-law
Louis Wheeler	24 Son
Harry Wheeler	16 son
Glenn Wheeler	15 son
Randolph Wheeler	13 Son
Alice Wheeler	12  Daughter
Elizabeth Tierney	29 Servant
Minnie Renie	26 Servant	 


Year: 1900; Census Place: Munising, Alger, Michigan; Page: 20; 
Enumeration District: 0004; FHL microfilm: 1240698
Name:	Robert E Morrison [Robert E Morris] 
Age:	35
Birth Date:	Aug 1864
Birthplace:	Indiana
Home in 1900:	Munising, Alger, Michigan
Street:	Chessie
House Number:	158
Sheet Number:	20
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation:	210
Family Number:	310
Race:	White
Gender:	Male
Relation to Head of House:	Head
Marital status:	Married
Spouse's name:	Carrie S Morrison
Marriage Year:	1886
Father's Birthplace:	Indiana
Mother's Birthplace:	New York
Occupation:	President Manager
Can Read:	Yes
Can Write:	Yes
Can Speak English:	Yes
House Owned or Rented:	O
Home Free or Mortgaged:	F
Farm or House:	H
Neighbors:	View others on page
Household Members:	
Name	Age
Robert E Morrison	35
Carrie S Morrison	32
Florence Hall	27

U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 
Name:	Harriet A Wheeler
Gender:	Female
Residence Year:	1902
Street address:	2304 College av
Residence Place:	Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Spouse:	Edward R Wheeler
Publication Title:	Indianapolis, Indiana, City Directory, 1902

Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993 
Name:	Robert E. Morrison
Gender:	Male
Marriage Date:	15 Apr 1903
Marriage Place:	Marion, Indiana
Father:	Robert Morrison
Spouse:	Harriet W. Wheeler
FHL Film Number:	413542 
Name:	Harriet W. Wheeler [Harriet W. Perry] 
Gender:	Female
Marriage Date:	15 Apr 1903
Marriage Place:	Marion, Indiana
Father:	A. C. Perry
Mother:	Clement
Spouse:	Robert E. Morrison
FHL Film Number:	413542 

Harriett A. Morrison
BIRTH	1858
DEATH	1903 (aged 4445)
BURIAL	OCT 5,1904 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT	Sec: 44, Lot: 273
MEMORIAL ID	45972459  

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 
Name:	Harriet Ailetla Morrison [Harriet Ailetla Perry] 
Gender:	Female
Race:	White
Age:	45
Marital status:	Married
Birth Date:	25 Aug 1858
Birth Place:	Dexter Micliegce
Death Date:	7 Dec 1903
Death Place:	Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA
Father:	Albert Cestur Perry
Mother:	Josephine Perry
Spouse:	Robt E Morrison
	 
U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 
Name:	Robert E  Morrison  Vice President & Cashier The Union National Bank
Residence Year:	1904
Residence Place:	Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Publication Title:	Indianapolis, Indiana, City Directory, 1904	     
 
1906 - May 17  -  Married in Alabama - 
    Robert E. Morrision of Indianapolis is a lake resorter well-known in Culver. He went South last fall for the benefit of his health, driving a wagon. News comes that he was married in Alabama recently to a lady of that state. Mr. Morrison owns "Shady Bluff" cottage on the east side of the lake.
U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 Name: Robert E Morrison Residence Year: 1906 Street address: University Club Residence Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA Publication Title: Indianapolis, Indiana, City Directory, 1906 Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 Name: Robert Ezekiel Morrison Gender: Male Race: White Age: 41 Marital status: Married Birth Date: 10 Aug 1864 Birth Place: Laporte Indiana Death Date: 14 Jun 1906 Death Place: Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana, USA Father: Robert S Morrison Mother: Jennett { Frey } Morrison Spouse: Margaret {Hawnton} Morrison occupation: Banker Robert E. Morrison BIRTH 1864 DEATH 1906 (aged 4142) BURIAL Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA PLOT Sec: 44, Lot: 273 Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993 Name: Jeanne Josephine Wheeler Gender: Female Birth Date: 20 May 1888 Birth Place: Plymouth, Ind Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1908 Marriage Place: Marion County, Indiana Marriage Age: 20 Father: Edward Randolph Wheeler Mother: Harriet Arletta Perry Spouse: Carl E Sweeney FHL Film Number: 499390 Reference ID: 255 Name: Carl E Sweeney Gender: Male Birth Date: 13 Feb 1887 Birth Place: Jasper, Ind Dubois Co, U S A Marriage Date: 2 Sep 1908 Marriage Place: Marion County, Indiana Marriage Age: 21 Father: Andrew M Sweeney Mother: Helen E Kuebler Spouse: Jeanne Josephine Wheeler FHL Film Number: 499390 Reference ID: 255 Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993 Name: Edward Randolph Wheeler Gender: Male Marriage Date: 10 Jun 1908 Marriage Place: Marion County, Indiana Father: Edward Randolph Wheeler Mother: Harriet Arletta Perry Spouse: Marcella Clotilda Mcgurty FHL Film Number: 499390 Reference ID: 330 ella Clotilda Mcgurty Gender: Female Marriage Date: 10 Jun 1908 Marriage Place: Marion County, Indiana Father: Peter Joseph Mcgurty Mother: Ellen Mary Ryan Spouse: Edward Randolph Wheeler FHL Film Number: 499390 Reference ID: 330 U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Name: Mrs Alice Wheeler Pierce Age: 63 Birth Date: 12 May 1852 Birth Place: Plymouth, Indiana Residence Place: Washington, District of Columbia Passport Issue Date: 14 Sep 1915 Has Photo: Yes 1913 - Sep 4 Amzi Wheeler, trustee to Harry Wheeler, Edward Wheeler, Gleen Wheeler, and Jeanne Sweeney Pt neq sex 22, Union, $400 U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Name: Mrs Alice Wheeler Pierce Age: 63 Birth Date: 12 May 1852 Birth Place: Plymouth, Indiana Residence Place: Washington, District of Columbia Passport Issue Date: 14 Sep 1915 Has Photo: Yes U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Name: Alice Wheeler Pierce Age: 66 Birth Date: 12 May 1850 Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Residence Place: London, England Passport Issue Date: 27 Feb 1917 Has Photo: Yes Consular Registration Applications, 1916-1925 Name: Alice Wheeler Peirce Birth Date: 12 May 1850 Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Event Date: 4 Jan 1918 Box Number: 38 Consulate: London, England Husband: Robert Bruce Peirce b. Feb 1847 Indiana Deceased Daughter: Susanne V. V. Ziegler b. Aug 2 1869 Indianapolis U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Name: Alice Wheeler Peirce Gender: Female Age: 69 Birth Date: 12 May 1850 Birth Place: Plymouth, Indiana Residence Place: Washington, District of Columbia Passport Issue Date: 24 Sep 1919 Spouse: Robert Peirce Has Photo: Yes Washington, D.C., Wills and Probate Records, 1737-1952 Name: Alice Wheeler Peirce Probate Date: 19 May 1922 Probate Place: District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., USA Inferred Death Year: Abt 1922 Inferred Death Place: Washington, D.C., USA Item Description: Wills, Boxes 1037 McDermott - 1045 Sibley, 1930 U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Name: Alice Wheeler Peirce Gender: Female Age: 74 Birth Date: 12 May 1850 Birth Place: Plymouth, Indiana Residence Place: Washington, District of Columbia Passport Issue Date: 20 Aug 1924 Spouse: Robert Bruce Frazier Peirce Has Photo: Yes Name: Robert Bruce Frazier Peirce Gender: Male Birth Place: Crawfordsville, Indiana Spouse: Alice Wheeler Peirce Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 Name: Edward Randolph Wheeler Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 8 Nov 1887 Birth Place: Plymouth, Indiana Father: Edward R Wheeler Mother: Harriot A Perry SSN: 555097577 Notes: Jan 1937: Name listed as EDWARD RANDOLPH WHEELER






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