man John Ramey Wheeler‏, Nickname: John Remy Wheeler‎
Nickname: Shank, nickname: Shank, born ‎19 Aug 1820 at Blaine, Floyd (now Lawrence), Kentucky, died ‎27 Jul 1896 at Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, 75 years, buried ‎after 27 Jul 1896 at Blaine, Johnson County, Kentucky
from My Family.com Posted By: Ruth Ann Blevins; Date Posted: Feb 17, 2004
Description: John Ramey "Shank" Wheeler was a Sgt. in the Civil War-Union 68th. Ky. Reg. Enrolled Militia 1864.
John Ramey Wheeler , born August 19, 1820 in Blain, Lawrence County, kentucky He was the son of James Harrison Wheeler and Elizabeth (Ramey) Wheeler. John Ramey Wheeler married 1st. Rachel LeMaster, born April 30, 1821, she was the daughter of Francis "Frank" LeMaster and Eleanor (Jayne) LeMaster. Their children were- James Lee Wheeler married 1st. Mahala Angeline Sparks and 2 nd. Mary Lou Tabor., Eleanor Jane "Nellie" Wheeler married Minton Holbrook., Francis Wheeler married Sarah LeMaster. Joshua Madison Wheeler married Sarah Ann Terry., William Martin Wheeler married Rachael Pennington., Henry H. Wheeler married America Clark., John Ramey Wheeler married 2 nd. Catherine Wheeler, daughter of William Ramey Wheeler and Elizabeth Borders. Their children were- Oliver B. Wheeler married Amanda Terry., Wallace B. Wheeler married Lucy Cordial., Elizabeth Wheeler married Luke Clark., Trenvilla Wheeler married Henry Pack., Isaac Gallop Wheeler married 1 st. Susan Terry 2 nd. Rutha Skaggs., Lucina Wheeler married Garfield Moore., Amous H. Wheeler married Mollie Booth. Nancy E. Wheeler 1857-1858 and Shadrick Wheeler 1859-1859. John Ramey Wheeler died July 27, 1896 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. Rachael (LeMaster) Wheeler died August 18, 1852. John Ramey "Shank" Wheeler and Rachael (LeMaster) Wheeler were my Great Great Grandparents and their son Joshua Madison Wheeler and Sarah Ann (Terry) Wheeler were my Great Grandparents, their daughter Elizabeth (Wheeler) Skaggs married Ferrit Efferson Skaggs they were my Grandparents, their son Loranza Dowe Skaggs married Nola Mae Parker, they are my parents.

John Ramey "Shank" Wheeler and his wives are all buried at the Wheeler Cemetery on Route 201 ,South of Blaine on Wheeler's Branch. I went last fall, looking for their graves, I could not find this cemetery. I am planning on another trip this summar to Lawrence County, kentucky, hope I will find them next trip. Any help with directions to this cemetery would be appreciated. Thanks-Ruth Ann

Photo Date Taken: Abt. 1890; Place Taken: Prob. Lawrence County, Kentucky; Owner: Ruth Blevins

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from My Family.com Posted By: Ruth Ann Blevins
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2004
Description: John Ramey "Shank" Wheeler was a Sgt. in the Civil War-Union 68th. Ky. Reg. Enrolled Militia 1864.
John Ramey Wheeler , born August 19, 1820 in Blain, Lawrence County, kentucky He was the son of James Harrison Wheeler and Elizabeth (Ramey) Wheeler. John Ramey Wheeler married 1st. Rachel LeMaster, born April 30, 1821, she was the daughter of Francis "Frank" LeMaster and Eleanor (Jayne) LeMaster. Their children were- James Lee Wheeler married 1st. Mahala Angeline Sparks and 2 nd. Mary Lou Tabor., Eleanor Jane "Nellie" Wheeler married Minton Holbrook., Francis Wheeler married Sarah LeMaster. Joshua Madison Wheeler married Sarah Ann Terry., William Martin Wheeler married Rachael Pennington., Henry H. Wheeler married America Clark., John Ramey Wheeler married 2 nd. Catherine Wheeler, daughter of William Ramey Wheeler and Elizabeth Borders. Their children were- Oliver B. Wheeler married Amanda Terry., Wallace B. Wheeler married Lucy Cordial., Elizabeth Wheeler married Luke Clark., Trenvilla Wheeler married Henry Pack.,Isaac Gallop Wheeler married 1 st. Susan Terry 2 nd. Rutha Skaggs., Lucina Wheeler married Garfield Moore., Amous H. Wheeler married Mollie Booth. Nancy E. Wheeler 1857-1858 and Shadrick Wheeler 1859-1859. John Ramey Wheeler died July 27, 1896 in Lawrence County, Kentucky. Rachael (LeMaster) Wheeler died August 18, 1852. John Ramey "Shank" Wheeler and Rachael (LeMaster) Wheeler were my Great Great Grandparents and their son Joshua Madison Wheeler and Sarah Ann (Terry) Wheeler were my Great Grandparents, their daughter Elizabeth (Wheeler) Skaggs married Ferrit Efferson Skaggs they were my Grandparents, their son Loranza Dowe Skaggs married Nola Mae Parker, they are my parents.

JohnRamey "Shank" Wheeler and his wives are all buried at the Wheeler Cemetery on Route 201 ,South of Blaine on Wheeler's Branch. I went last fall, looking for their graves, I could not find this cemetery. I am planning on another trip this summar to Lawrence County, kentucky, hope I will find them next trip. Any help with directions to this cemetery would be appreciated. Thanks-Ruth Ann

Date Taken: Abt. 1890

Place Taken: Prob. Lawrence County, Kentucky

Owner: Ruth Blevins

Married/ Related to:

woman Rachel Lemaster‏‎, daughter of Francis M. Lemaster and Eleanor Francis Jayne‏.
Born ‎30 Apr 1821 at Floyd, Kentucky, United States, died ‎14 Aug 1852 at Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, 31 years, buried ‎Aug 1852 at Wheeler Branch, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

Children:

1.
man James Lee Wheeler‏
Born ‎21 Nov 1841 at Hoods Fork, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, died ‎19 Jan 1921‎, 79 years
Notes for James served union civil war private company B 14 Ky. Inf. 10-10-1861 to 01-31-1865 information taken from the 1890 special widow's and veterans census records, this record taken from Little Fork Precinct: Post Office: Fielden, Stephens & Back Bone.
2.
woman Eleanor Jane Wheeler‏
Nickname: Nellie, born ‎23 Feb 1843 at Hoods Fork, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, died ‎30 Sep 1904 at Lawrence, Kentucky, United States‎, 61 years, buried ‎ at Blaine, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States
3.
man Francis M. Wheeler‏, Nickname: Francis H Wheeler‎
Born ‎12 Mar 1845
4.
man Joshua Madison Wheeler‏, Nickname: Joshua H Wheeler‎
Born ‎7 Feb 1847
5.
man Henry Harrison Wheeler‏, Nickname: Henry H Wheeler‎
Born ‎25 May 1850

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