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Richard Wheeler, of Dedham

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Canfield, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Dedham, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Dedham, Norfolk , Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas "of The Town and Wharley End" Wheeler; Thomas Wheeler; Dorothy Wheeler and Dorothy Wheeler
Husband of Elizabeth Wheeler (Turner) and Sarah Rice (Prescott)
Father of Sarah Wheeler; Mary Wilder; John Wheeler; Samuel Wheeler; Hannah Wheeler and 9 others
Brother of Thomas Wheeler, of Stonington; George Wheeler and Mary Wheeler
Half brother of John Wheeler, of New London

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About Richard Wheeler, of Dedham

NOT the son of Richard Wheeler and Elizabeth Wheeler.

Richard Wheeler was probably born in Cranfield Bedfordshire England in 1611 and died 9-Feb-1676.

Some records show christened 13-June 1614 (Bedfordshire Parish Registers Vol. 27 pg 2)

Town End Cranfield Bedfordshire England

Parents: Thomas Wheeler and Dorothy Holloway

a Richard Wheeler age 24 came to America on The Thomas sailed from Gravesend to Virginia in 1635, possibly Aug or Sept.

http://www.packrat-pro.com/ships/shipnamesW.htm

Married first at Dedham MA on 4-May-1644

(Vital Records of Dedham MA, pg 126) Elizabeth Turner (born 1616) of Dedham died in Dedham 25-December-1656.

The children of Richard and Elizabeth all born at Dedham Mass. were:

1. Sarah born Feb 4 1644-5 Dedham Norfolk Co MA

(Ref. Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 3).

died Dec. 25 1656 Dedham Norfolk Co MA

(Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 128)

+ 2. Mary Wheeler born Oct 5 1646 Dedham Norfolk Co MA

married Thomas Wilder (b 1680 Marlboro MA d1739) of Lancaster

3. John born Oct 18. 1648 Dedham Norfolk Co MA

(Vital Records of Dedham pg 4)

died at Dedham Feb. 17 1661-2. at Dedham Norfolk Co MA

(Vital Records of Dedham pg 8)

4. Samuel born Jan 4 1650-1 at Dedham Norfolk Co MA

(Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 5.)

died at Dedham Dec 25 1656 (Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 128)

5. Hannah born Aug 30 1653 (Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 6)

6. Joseph born Feb 5 1655-6 at Dedham Norfolkd Co. MA

(Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 6.) killed by Indians at Lancaster

Aug 22 1675.(Vital Records of Dedham MA pg 16)

Joseph married to Elizabeth (Mary) Turner

Richard Wheeler married second at Lancaster Mass on Aug. 2 1658 Sarah Prescott

(Vital Records of Lancaster MA pg 11.)

daughter of John and Mary (Platts) Prescott. She was born in Halifax Parish England in 1637 and died 25-August-1714.

Children of Richard and Sarah were:

+ 7. Abraham Wheeler born a Dedham Dec 7 1659 married Tabitha (possibly Stone).

Abraham was killed by Indians at Lancaster Nov 1695.

+ 8. Isaac Wheeler born at Dedham or Lancaster in 1661 married in 1682 or 1683 to

Experience Metcalf of Medfield.

9. Jacob born at Lancaster Nov 25 1663 died Feb 21 1663-4.

+ 10. Zebediah born at Lancaster Jan 2 1664-5 married Mary.

Died at Stowe Mass. Dec. 16 1729.

11. Sarah born at Lancaster Mar 12 1666 married ---- Taylor.

She was living in 1742.

12. Elizabeth born at Lancaster May 24 1669 married Feb 12 1691 to

Jonathan Rice of Sudbury.

13. Samuel born at Lancaster April 29 1671 Soldier in Expedition to Canada

died 7-Apr-1691.

14. Daniel (Probably) b 1672

Ref:

The Wheeler Family of Rutland Mass by Daniel M. Wheeler 1924

History of the Wheeler Family in America Albert Gallatin Wheeler Jr 1914 p 498.

Wheeler Genealogy; Raymond David Wheeler Vol. 3. pg 99-100.

http://family.gradeless.com/wheeler.htm#richard1611

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Richard Wheeler, of Dedham's Timeline

1613
December 5, 1613
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
December 5, 1613
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1614
June 13, 1614
Canfield, Bedfordshire, England
June 13, 1614
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
June 13, 1614
Town End, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
June 13, 1614
Town end, Cranfield, Bedford, England
June 13, 1614
Town End, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
June 13, 1614
Town End, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
June 13, 1614
Town End In Cran, Bedford, England
June 13, 1614
Cranfield,Bedford,,England