Wheeler, George

Item

Name at Birth

Wheeler, George

Name at Death

Cemetery Row

Grave Number

1

Birth Date

Approximate Birth Year

1853

Birth Municipality

Birth County

Essex

Birth State

Virginia

Death Date

Approximate Death Year

1928

Father's Name

Unknown

Mother's Name

Unknown

Spouse's Name

Wilson, Mary Catherine

Second Spouse(if applicable)

Not applicable

Third Spouse(if applicable)

Not applicable

Notes

Wheeler was head waiter at the Hoffman hotel. He had come to Gettysburg in 1876 and was well known to locals and tourists. His obituary notes that he "served presidents, cabinet officials, governors, senators and thousands of others of high and low estate." He died in Baltimore, Maryland.

Sources

"Judge Wheeler Passes Away," Gettysburg Times, June 29, 1928; "Judge Wheeler To Be Buried From Church," Gettysburg Times, June 30, 1928; Item in Baltimore Sun, July 2, 1928. Baltimore Death Certificate Reference (from index): #E-35273.

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