Wheeler Family

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Title

Wheeler Family

Alternative Title

Wheeler Family

Subject

Oviedo (Fla.)

Description

The Wheeler Family at their home, located at 340 South Lake Jessup Avenue in Oviedo, Florida, in the 1930s. Photographed from left to right are matriarch Laura Agusta Barnett Lee (1851-1940), George Lee Wheeler, Robert James Lawton, and Lillian Della Lee Lawton (ca. 1883-1977). Laura Barnett migrated from Columbia County to Oviedo and married James Hiram Lee, Sr. (1844-1920) in 1867. The couple settled near Lake Charm in the Lake Jesup community (present-day Oviedo) in 1874. George married Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, a prominent citrus grower, celery cultivator, and politician. Lillian married Winborn Joseph Lawton, Sr. (b. 1881), who served as a trustee of the First Baptist Church of Oviedo, a secretary and treasurer for the church's Sunday school, an insurance agent, and a citrus grower. She was also a charter member and the former present of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), the former president of the Women's Missionary Society, and a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo. Annie married Walter Pascal Carter (1879-1939).

Source

Original 5 x 3 inch black and white photographic print: Private Collection of Vicki Clonts.

Date Created

1942-02-15

Contributor

Clonts, Vicki
Bruce, Mimi

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 5 x 3 inch black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

153 KB

Medium

5 x 3 inch black and white photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Home of Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, Sr., Oviedo, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Vicki Clonts and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Vicki Clonts

External Reference

"Laura Agusta Barnett Lee." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=31838770.
"Lifelong Resident, Mrs. Lawton Dies." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5671.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

Physical Dimensions

5 x 3 inches

Locations

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