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Delaware County NY Genealogy and History Site

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WHEAT FAMILY - Deposit, New York


The Wheat/Wheet family lived, died and are buried in Deposit, NY (3 generations). Luther G. Wheat and wife Alice M. (Holbert) Wheat - sons: George Holbert Wheat; Leslie Malcolm Wheat - daughters: Naomi Aletha Wheat; Tina Evelyn Wheat (Farthing). Tina's son, my father: Richard John Wheet. The large headstone for Leslie and Tina, brother and sister, they died 3 days apart due to the 1918 influenza epidemic. See school diplomas of Richard Wheet. Further information on Luther G. Wheat.

The following photos are of the Wheat/Wheet family that are buried in Laurel Bank Cemetery, Deposit, NY. The house photo is of the Wheat family home at 1 Boulevard. They lived there about 1910 to 1940's. --Joan W. Field

Wheet Family Monument Leslie and Tina Wheet Monument George Wheet 1878-1920


Luther Wheet 1842-1923 Naomi Wheet 1881-1943 Richard Wheet WWII 1917-1964


Alice Wheet 1855-1920 Wheet House - front Wheet House - side


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