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John Wheeler

Death: Died in Easton, Fairfield, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieut. John Wheeler and Lydia Wheeler
Husband of Ann ?; Ruth Sanford and Abiah Treadwell
Father of Sarah WHEELER and Stephen Seeley WHEELER
Brother of Jabez Wheeler
Half brother of John Wheeler; Abigail Merwin; Elizabeth Dimon and Judith Ann Odell

Managed by: Alice Zoe Marie Knapp
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About John Wheeler

The Wheeler genealogy says of John "He is said to have had five wives, the last marriage being Nov. 23, 1791, to Abia Turney." Jacobus shows this last wife to be Abiah Treadwell, widow of Edward Mitchell and Stephen Tunney.

His will was dated 21 September 1816, proved 26 April 1819. It names wife Abiah; sons Samuel, John Jr. and Stephen; granddaughter Lois wife of Thomas Lyon Jr. Nathan Seeley was appointed guardian to Sarah and Lydia Wheeler in 1786, and Seth Seeley was appointed guardian to Stephen Wheeler.


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John Wheeler's Timeline

June 3, 1729
July 12, 1767
Age 38
Easton, Conn.
Age 40
Age 44
November 23, 1791
Age 62
Fairfield Co., Conn.
February 3, 1819
Age 89
Easton, Fairfield, CT