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John Wheldon

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Birthplace: Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
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Son of Thomas Whelden and Elizabeth Whelden
Husband of Abigail Wheldon (Chase)
Father of Abigail Wheldon; John Wheldon; Elizabeth Wheldon; Timothy Wheldon; Joseph Wheldon and 3 others
Brother of Samuel Whelden; Mary Whelden; Thomas Whelden, Jr.; Elisha Whelden; Samuel Whelden and 3 others

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About John Wheldon

Marriage with one of Abraham Chase's daughters, Abigail, brought John Wheldon to Homes Hole. He was probably the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Marchant) Wheldon of Yarmouth, Cape Cod, born July 21, 1707, in that town. He was a seafaring man and followed the particular occupation of a Sound pilot in these waters. He came here about 1730-40, and he and his wife received from her father, May 29, 1741, a large tract of land extending from the harbor to Tashmoo. [Dukes Deeds, VI, 452, 454, 458.] His death occurred about 1755, as administration of his estate was granted to the widow December 188 that year. Three sons, John, Joseph, and Timothy were lost at sea in 1769 in one vessel.

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John Wheldon's Timeline

1707
July 21, 1707
Dukes, Massachusetts, United States
1740
1740
Age 32
Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
1740
Age 32
1740
Age 32
1740
Age 32
1742
1742
Age 34
1742
Age 34
1755
1755
Age 47
Tisbury, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States
1769
October 3, 1769
Age 48
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States
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