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Wheeler, Candace Thurberlocked

(24 March 1827–05 August 1923)
  • Mary W. Blanchard

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Wheeler, Candace Thurber (24 March 1827–05 August 1923), textile designer and interior decorator, was born in Delhi, New York, the daughter of Abner Thurber, a dairy farmer, and Lucy Dunham. Educated at home and at the Delaware Academy in Delhi, she married Thomas M. Wheeler, a shipowner, on 28 June 1844 and lived in Brooklyn and New York City most of her life....

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