Wheeler Family - Ourfolk

Homer Henderson Wheeler 8 NOV 1872 - 3 JUL 1945

Homer was born on 8 NOV 1872 in Adyeville, Perry Co., Ind. and died on 3 JUL 1945 (age: 72) in Philadelphie, PA and was buried in Crown Hill - sec 58 lot 5 .
He was the son of William R Wheeler (B: 15 APR 1826) and Mary Jane Hall (Wheeler) (B: 1831).

Homer was married to Altie Garver Gladden (Wheeler) on 5 APR 1905 in Memphis, Tenn..

Altie was born on 1 MAR 1887 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., Ind. and died on MAY 1973 in Carmel, Indiana and was buried on 21 MAY 1973 in Crown Hill - sec 104 lot 189 .
She was the daughter of Charles Smth Gladden (FEB 1860 - 11 AUG 1929) and Myrtle Chapman (Gladden) (5 FEB 1869 - 11 SEP 1889).
View Family Chart

- - -

 ParentsGrand Parents  
Thomas Wheeler (1787 - 1857)
William R Wheeler (B: 15 APR 1826)
Sarah Stapleton (Wheeler) (1795 - 1829)
Homer Henderson Wheeler
James Hall
Mary Jane Hall (Wheeler) (B: 1831)
Sarah Taylor (Hall)

Wedding - The Commercial Appeal - Memphis, Tennessee - 09 Apr 1905 - Altie was born on 1 MAR 1887 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., Ind. and died on MAY 1973 in Carmel, Indiana

- Homer was born on 16 JAN 1907

- William was born on 11 MAR 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind. and died in Indianapolis, Ind

- Charles was born on 1915/1916 in Indiana

- William was born on 15 APR 1826 in Perry Co., Ind.

- Mary was born on 1831 in Adyeville, Ind

Homer: Dr. Homer H. Wheeler Dies; Rites Tomorrow
(Indianapolis News July 4, 1945 and
Indianapolis Start July 4, 1945)

Dr. Homer H. Wheeler, 73 years old, Indinapolis physician,
died yesterday in Philidelphia where he had gone for treatment after a short illness.

Dr. Wheeler, who resided at the Columbia Club, was a member of the surgical staffs
of the Methodist, St, Vincen's and City Hospitals. He was assistant professor of surgery at the
Indiana University School of Medicine from 1907 to 1937.

Dr. Wheeler was graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Indiana School of Medicine, in 1897 after which he did post graduate work in Europe as well as in the United States.

Dr. Wheeler was born in Adyville, Perry County, Nov 8, 1872, and
belonged to a pioneer family of southern Indiana.

Among his professional affiliations were membership in the American Medical Association,
American College of Surgeons,
Indiana Medical Association,
the national Gastroenterological Society,
and the American Proctological Society.
He had written several theses for these societies.

Dr. Wheeler was also a member of the Indiana
Society of Pioneers,
Kiwanis Club,
Phi Beta Pi medical fraternity,
Mystic Tie Lodge No. 398,
F. & A. M.,
Ancient Accepted Scottush Rite and
the Murat Shrine.
He was a member of the Tabernacle
Presbyterian Church and active in the
Paul Coble Post of the American Legion.

He served in World War I as a captain in the Medical Corps
of the United States Army.

Dr. Wheeler is survved by a son,
Sgr. Garver Wheeler;
a brother Dr. John T. Wheeler;
one grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted
by Dr. Roy Ewing Vale,
pastor of Tabermacle Presbyterian Church
at 4 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon in the Flanner & Buchanan Morturary.

Private burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

-- Altie --
lived at 5058 N. Illinois in Indianapolis in 1917.

-- Homer --
In the 1916 Indianapolis Blue Book there is a listing for Homer H. Wheeler and Altie Gladden Wheeler
at 1832 North Capitol Avenue - members of the Indianapolis Mannerchoir.
City directories 1916-1920 - Homer H. Wheeler, physician, offices in . Indpls.;
home from 1914-1916, 1832 N. Capitol; 1917-18, 5858 N. Illinois,
same in 1919 but no business address; 1920 5256 N. Illinois and office @ 311 Hume Mansur Bldg.

Homer: Hume Mansor Building

23 East Ohio Street, at Pennsylvania Street, SW corner on Monument Circle.
11 Stories.

'This terra-cotta structure was known for its distinctive glass-enclosed rooftop gallery. It was demolished in 1980 to make way for the current tallest in Indianapolis, the Bank One Tower'

(from skyscrapers.com)

Homer: Census: 1920 Indianapolis, Marion Co. - 5256 N. Illinois St.(ED 20, sheet 18, line 31)
Homer H. Wheeler; head;45;Md; b.IN; IN;IN;Internist - Stomach
Alti G. Wheeler; wife;33 ;Md;b. IN; IN;IN
H. Henderson Wheeler; son;S;13; IN; IN;IN
Wm. G. Wheeler; son;10; S;IN IN;IN
Chas G Wheeler;. son;4 8/12 ;S;IN IN;IN
Fanny McCormick Miller; aunt; 57;Wd; IN IN;IN

-- Homer --
Member of the Indiana Historical Society in 1930. (Ref: Centennial Handbook.)

Fanny McCormick Miller, was Altie Wheeler's Great Aunt - the sister of her Grandmother, Mary McCormick.

Homer and Altie were apparently divorced at the time of his death in 1945.

Granddaughter - Margaret - 1968 - Margaret was born on 21 AUG 1947 in Indianapolis, Ind.

- James was born on ABT 1854 in Adyeville, Perry Co., Ind. and died on ABT 1887

- Margaret was born on 1858 in Adyeville, Ind. and died on 1908

- John was born on 25 OCT 1867 in Adyeville, Ind.

- Thomas was born on 1787 in Maryland and died on 1857 in Perry Co., Ind.

- Sarah was born on 1795 in Kentucky and died on 1829 in Perry Co., Indiana

- James was born in Ky

- Sarah was born in Indiana

Last change (on this page): 5 SEP 2022