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John Wheeler

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, New England
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of George Wheeler and Catherine Wheeler
Husband of Sarah Wheeler
Father of John Wheeler; Abigail Ball; Lieut. Thomas Wheeler; Nathaniel Wheeler; Samuel Wheeler and 9 others
Brother of William Wheeler; Capt. Thomas Wheeler; Elizabeth Fletcher; Hannah Fletcher; Sarah Dudley and 3 others
Half brother of William Wheeler and Mary Fox

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About John Wheeler

John Wheeler married Sarah Larkin on 25 March 1663 at Concord, Massachusetts Bay Colony. She was born at Charlestown 12 March 1646/77, and was daughter of Deacon Edward Larkin (or Lakin) and his wife Joanna. He died 27 Sept. 1713: his widow died 12 August 1725. He was called in the town records “John Wheeler Senior”. On 21 October 1719 an agreement for the settlement of his estate is made by his widow Sarah, and his children Samuel, Edward and Ebenezer, on their own accounts, and William Woodbury, John Meriam, Timothy Wheeler, Samuel Prescott and Jonas Prescott on behalf of their wives, as named below. The births are all on record, excepting that of Sarah.

  1. Samuel b. 6 July 1664       m. Mary Hosmer
  2. Sarah   b. 12 December 1666 d. 1692       m. in 1691 John Meriam [#16 in Meriam genealogy – b. 1666 d. 1748 (JCW)]
  3. Edward   b. 17 July 1669       m. Sarah Meriam [daughter of Samuel Meriam, # 8 in Meriam genealogy (JCW)]
  4. Joanna   b. 21 December 1671       m. William Woodbury
  5. Mary   b. 16 September 1673         m. Jacob Wood
  6. Lydia    b. 27 Oct 1675       m. Timothy Wheeler #3009
  7. Esther   b. 1 Dec 1678       m. Samuel Prescott
  8. Thankful b. 3 June 1682 m. in 1699 Jonas Prescott (Jonas/John).[Ebenezer bought ½ of quarter acre near corn mill in center of Concord from Stephen Wheeler (#66) bounded E and N on the highway.]
  9. Ebenezer 3   b. 3 June [perhaps 3 April] 1682       m. Mary Minot
  10. Thomas Wheeler b. June 24, 1692
  11. Jonathan Wheeler b. April, 1697
  12. Nathaniel Wheeler b. 28 September 1702

(all from Vital Records of Concord)

Source: The Wheeler Families of Old Concord, Massachusetts Compiled by George Tolman in 1908. Revised for editions of 1970 and 1981 and, by Joseph C. Wheeler, for this online edition of 2006. This online edition is complete up to the Joseph's second revision, July 21, 2007.

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John Wheeler's Timeline

1608
October 23, 1608
Warley In Cranfield, Bedford, England
October 23, 1608
Wharley, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
October 23, 1608
Warley in, Cranfield, Bedford, England
October 23, 1608
Warley In Cranfi, Bedford, England
October 23, 1608
Wharley, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
October 23, 1608
Cranfield,Bedford,,England
October 23, 1608
Warley in, Cranfield, Bedford, England
October 23, 1608
Warley, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
1640
August 6, 1640
1643
March 19, 1643
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, New England