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).
Original 5 x 3 inch black and white photographic print: Private Collection of Vicki Clonts.
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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.
5 x 3 inch black and white photographic print
Home of Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, Sr., Oviedo, Florida
Copyright to this resource is held by Vicki Clonts and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Private Collection of Vicki Clonts
Still Image Item Type Metadata
1 black and white photographic print
5 x 3 inches