Born in Portage County, Ohio; daughter of Phoebe Bartholomew and Charles Wheeler. Died at Elba, Owyhee County, Idaho Territory; buried at Willard, Box Elder County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)
-  Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 166. “Silva Wheeler Beecher,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 10 (closed to research), CHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org, accessed July 2015), Sylvia Desire Wheeler KWVW-9VT . Find a Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 21643650, Sylvia Desire Wheeler Beecher; Willard Precinct Cemetery, Willard, UT.