FREDRICK WILLIAM WHEELER-028

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Fredrick William Wheeler

 

Personal Information

Born

February 5, 1868 - Copenhagen, Lewis County, New York
Married Helen Claire Brennan - September 19, 1889
Death October 15, 1950 - Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma
Parents Edward Wheeler and Rosa Brown
Children Marie Claire, Daniel

 

Documents

Certificate of Marriage

In the Town of Denmark, Lewis County

State of New York

 

I hereby certify that W. Fred Wheeler and Hellen Brennan were joined in marriage in our presence, in accordance with the Laws of the State of New York, on this 19 day of September 1889, at Copenhagen.

 

Witnesses to the Marriage:  Thomas Peel & Bridget Brennan

Attest:  Rev. J.A. Rafarty

Official Station:  (illegible) Pastor

Residence:  Copenhagen

 

To the Bureau of Vital Statistics

State of New York

Return of a Marriage

Registered Number 40

In the Town of Denmark, Lewis County,

 

Groom: W. Fred Wheeler

Residence:  Harrisburg

Age Next BD:  23

Occupation:  Farmer

Place of Birth:   Harrisburg

Father:   Edward Wheeler

Mother:  Rose Brown

No. of Marriage:    One

 

Bride:    Hellen Brenan

Residence:   Pinckney

Age Next BD:   19

Place of Birth:   Pinckney

Father:   Edward Brenan

Mother:  Ann McDermott

No. of Marriage:   One

Dated at Copenhagen 19 Sept. 1889.

We the Groom and Bride named in the above Certificate hereby Certify that the information given is correct to the best of our knowledge and belief.

/s/ Fred Wheeler (Groom)

/s/ Hellen Brennen (Bride)

Signed in the presence of Thomas Peel & Bridgett Brennan

F.W. Wheeler, Retired Oil Field Driller, Passes

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Frederick William Wheeler, 82-year-old retired oil field driller and pioneer Tulsa resident, died Sunday night at his home, 222 E. 21st St. 

Mr. Wheeler had been a Tulsa resident for 40 years.  He was a native of Copenhagen, Ireland.

Funeral arrangements are pending with the Fitzgerald funeral home.

Source: Tulsa World, Monday, October 16, 1950, p. 10 (provided by Sean Drury)

WHEELER, Frederick William, 82, of 222 E. 21st St. Died Sunday at home.  Funeral arrangements pending with Fitzgerald funeral home.

Source: Tulsa World, Monday, October 16, 1950, p. 18 (provided by Sean Drury)

 

RITES WEDNESDAY FOR F.W. WHEELER

Retired Oil Field Driller Dies at Home Here

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Requiem mass for Frederick William Wheeler, 82, retired oil field driller and a Tulsan since 1910, will be said at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Family cathedral. 

Interment will be in Catholic cemetery, directed by the Fitzgerald funeral home.  Two rosaries, one at 7:30 p.m. by the Cathedral Women’s club, and one at 8 p.m. by Christ the King Women’s club, will be recited Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. 

Mr. Wheeler died Sunday at his home, 222 E. 21st St., after a four-month illness.  Until retiring about 20 years ago, Mr. Wheeler had worked in the Drumright oil fields during his residence in Tulsa.

He was a native of Copenhagen, N.Y., and a member of the Holy Family parish.

Survivors include a son, Daniel T. Wheeler, 401 W. 4th St.; a daughter, Mrs. Walter Brown, of the home; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Source: Tulsa World, Tuesday, October 17, 1950, p. 30 (provided by Sean Drury)

PIONEER OIL WORKER DIES 

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Frederick William Wheeler, 82, of 222 E. Twenty-first St., retired oil field driller and a pioneer Tulsan, died at his home Sunday after a four-month illness. 

A native of Copenhagen, N.Y., Mr. Wheeler moved to Tulsa in 1910 and worked in the Drumright oil fields until retiring about 20 years ago.  He was a member of Holy Family cathedral parish. 

Surviving are a son, Daniel T. Wheeler, 401 W. Fourth St.; a daughter, Mrs. Walter Brown, of the home; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 

Requiem mass is tentatively set for 9 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Family cathedral.  Interment will be in Catholic cemetery under direction of the Fitzgerald Funeral home. 

Two rosaries, by the Cathedral and Christ the King women’s clubs, will be held at 7:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday in Fitzgerald’s chapel.

Source: Tulsa Tribune, October 16, 1950, p. 5 (provided by Sean Drury)

 

 



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