Main Steet Cemetery

Myrtle Wheeler

Born: 1877
Died: 1880


Myrtle Wheeler was one of three children of Allen and Elizabeth Wheeler to be buried in Main Street Cemetery. Myrtle and her older sister Nora both died in 1880 of scarlet fever. Allen, a civil war veteran, and Elizabeth were early settlers of Downers Grove and parents of ten children. The couple is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Downers Grove Township.

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