Joseph Wheaton, Jr.

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Joseph Wheaton, Jr.

Birthplace: New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in New York, United States
Cause of death: smallpox while POW
Place of Burial: New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Wheaton, Sr. and Lydia Wheaton
Husband of Esther Henrietta Wheaton Stone
Father of Lydia Bennett; Sylvia Chappell; Augustus Wheaton and Loraine Wheaton
Brother of Lydia Wheaton; Esek Wheaton; Benjamin Wheaton; Sylvester Wheaton; Anne Bostwick and 2 others

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About Joseph Wheaton, Jr.

History Of the Towns Of New Milford And Bridgewater, Connecticut, 1703-1892 Chapter XIV - 1774-1781 The Revolution Camp, 12th February 1780 Phil. B. Bradley, Col. Com'd

"Joseph Wheaton, Jr., was a soldier, and was taken prisoner and suffered all the horrors of imprisonment in New York, where he died. Benjamin Wheaton was taken prisoner with his brother, Joseph,--suffered with him, and died from the effects of the imprisonment. His brother Sylvester went to bring them home, finding them, he carried one out of the City in his arms, then went back for the other, and on his return, found the first brother dead, and the other did not live to reach home."

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Joseph Wheaton, Jr.'s Timeline

March 1, 1745
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Age 23
January 18, 1771
Age 25
New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Age 28
New Milford, Litchfield, CT, USA
Age 30
New York, United States
New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States