Sylvanus A. and Rachel Wheat papers  1848-1880
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1823 April 7 Birth of Sylvanus Addison Wheat in Franklin, New York
1828 August 8 Birth of Rachel Loveland
1848 September Death of Rachel's sister, Althea Loveland
1849 November 12 Marriage of Sylvanus A. Wheat and Rachel Loveland
1852 Birth and death of Louisa A. Wheat, Sylvanus & Rachel'ss first child
1853 Birth of Mary A. Wheat, their second child
1855 Birth of Emma E. Wheat, their third child
1857 Death of Sylvanus's mother, Eunice [Dewey] Wheat
1858 Birth of Alice C. Wheat, their fourth child
1861 August 8 Birth of James W. Wheat, their first son and fifth child
1861 October 3 Death of Emma E., almost 5 years old
1861 October 5 Death of Mary A., 8 years old
1861 October 15 Death of Alice C., 3 years old
1861 October 21 Death of James W., just over 2 months old
1862 August Enlistment of Sylvanus (age 39) in Co. D of 144th N.Y. Volunteers
1862 September 15 Birth of Emma Rachel Wheat
1862 Sptember 27 Sylvanus mustered into service
1863 April 8 Sylvanus discharged from the Union army
1865 June 9 Birth of Ella Frances Wheat
1867 August 7 Birth of Duane Dewey Wheat
1897 August 29 Death of Sylvanus A. Wheat

McKee, James Harvey. Back "in War Times.": History of the 144th Regiment, New York Volunteer Infantry, With Itinerary, Showing Contemporaneous Date of the Important Battles of the Civil War. [New York]: H.E. Bailey, 1903.

Wheat, Silas C, and Helen D. Love Scranton. Wheat Genealogy; a History of the Wheat Family In America: With a Brief Account of the Name And Family In England And Normandy. Brooklyn, N.Y.: S.C. Wheat, 1903.