Places

  • Wheeling is also known as: Ohio County / Wheeling city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Bob Ney (politician), Jeff Kessler (attorneys in the united states and lawyer), David Campiti (cartoonist), John Corbett (singer and actor), Ashlie Rhey (actor and comedian), Tim O'Brien (singer and singer-songwriter), and Jodi Applegate (tv anchor and journalist).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Intelligencer & Wheeling News Register.

  • Wheeling is home to the following sports teams: Wheeling Nailers.

History

It is the county seat of Ohio County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 28,486. Wheeling was originally a settlement in the British Colony of Virginia and later an important city in the Commonwealth of Virginia until 1861 when the western counties of Virginia seceded from the state. Wheeling was the location of the Wheeling Convention, which established the state of West Virginia, and was the first capital of West Virginia. The capital moved so often in its early years that it was nicknamed the "floating capital". In 1870, the State Legislature designated Charleston as the capital city. In 1875, the Legislature reversed their decision and voted to return the Capital to Wheeling. This was appealed by the citizens of Charleston and finally settled by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in favor of Wheeling. In 1877 the Legislature ordered an election to be held for the citizens of West Virginia to select a permanent location for the capital, choosing between Charleston, Martinsburg and Clarksburg. By...

The official website for the city of Wheeling is http://www.wheelingwv.gov/.

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Wheeling Obituaries

It was written by San Diego Union-Tribune on May 5th, 2016 that Frederick "Neill" Phillips perished in La Mesa, California.  Phillips was 74 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Frederick "Neill"'s life.

It was noted by The Daily Herald on April 2nd, 2016 that Theodore D "Tes" Groft died in Rockford, Illinois.  Groft was 85 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Theodore D "Tes"'s life.

It was disclosed by The Roanoke Times & World News on March 22nd, 2016 that Charlotte Joanne Poole (Fore) passed away in Winchester, Virginia.  Ms. Poole was 73 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charlotte Joanne's life.

It was revealed by Coshocton Tribune on March 11th, 2016 that David A Hollingsworth perished in Coshocton, Ohio.  Hollingsworth was 67 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor David A's life.

It was noted by Coshocton Tribune on February 10th, 2016 that Charles "Bill" Yahrling perished in Canton, Ohio.  Yahrling was 63 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles "Bill"'s life.

It was noted by Kalamazoo Gazette on December 8th, 2015 that Ruth E Craig (Foose) passed on in Portage, Michigan.  Ms. Craig was 88 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ruth E's life.

It was revealed on November 26th, 2015 that Clyde L McComaughey passed on in Elyria, Ohio.  McComaughey was 79 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Clyde L's life.

It was noted on October 28th, 2015 that Barbara Ann Sanders (Grendel) perished in West Norriton, Pennsylvania.  Ms. Sanders was 72 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Barbara Ann's life.

It was disclosed on September 20th, 2015 that Susan Rebecca "Becky" Johanson (Clemens) passed away in Kennesaw, Georgia.  Ms. Johanson was 68 years old and was born in Wheeling, WV.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Susan Rebecca "Becky"'s life.

It was disclosed on July 21st, 2015 that Johnny Mitchell Andrew Collins passed away in Wheeling, West Virginia.  Collins was 75 years old and was born in Shreveport, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Johnny Mitchell Andrew's life.

Cemeteries in Wheeling

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Greenwood Cemetery Association
1526 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
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MT Calvary Cemetery
1685 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
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Wheeling City Cemetery
Peninsula & Stone Church
Wheeling, WV 43916

Wheeling Cemetery News

Samuel S. Sam Lamantia
Sam", 77, of Weirton, WV formerly of Bloomingdale, OH, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Trinity West. He was born in Steubenville, OH on June 3, 1933, son of the late Samuel S. and Edith Beils Lamantia. Sam was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, where ...
http://www.hsconnect.com/page/content.detail/id/550228/Samuel-S---Sam--Lamantia.html

Wesley M. Nolen, 32
Born, January 16, 1978 in Wheeling, West Virginia, he was the son of Richard and Tina (Roberts ... Interment will be held in the South Park Cemetery in Greensburg. The American Legion Post #129 will conduct military graveside services.
http://greensburgdailynews.com/obituaries/x2073121809/Wesley-M-Nolen-32

Virginia West
Friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St. Wheeling WV on Friday, November 5, 2010 from 2-8 p.m. where service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Memorial contributions ...
http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/548552/Virginia-West.html?nav=516

Louis Beltz
Interment in Mt. View Cemetery, Dallas, W.Va. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be sent to the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 749 Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003; or to the House Of The Carpenter, 200 S. Front St., Wheeling, WV ...
http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/content.detail/id/548521/Louis-Beltz.html?nav=516

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Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, WV
Landmarks, 1904. GREENWOOD CEMETERY. from Art Work of Wheeling, West Virginia ... and funded in part by the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation. ...
http://wheeling.weirton.lib.wv.us/history/photos/artwork/greenwd2.htm

Greenwood Cemetery
Tinted postcard of the cemetery entrance, 1900s. Graves and Monuments ... James Maxwell Bennett (1891-1892) - another view. Blanchard Monument in 1889. Blanchard ...
http://wheeling.weirton.lib.wv.us/history/landmark/Cemeteries/index.htm

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