John Wheeler (1624 - 1690) MP

‹ Back to Wheeler surname

Is your surname Wheeler?

Research the Wheeler family

Sgt. John Wheeler, of Fairfield's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Managed by: Mary Edith Niffen
Last Updated:

About John Wheeler

Baptized on 27 Feb 1624/5 at Cranfield, Bedfordshire.

JOHN, Fairfield, s. of Thomas of the same, brot. from Concord by his f. wh. rem. with Rev. Mr. Jones and others a. 1644 to Fairfield, there is on the freemen's list, 1669, was had in respect, rec. gr. of 100 acres from the Assemb. was rep. 1671, 2, 4, and 7, d. early in 1690, leav. large est. to wid. Elizabeth and thirteen ch. whose names, with the inv. tak. 8 Mar. of L1,566, were, with their ages, Judah, or Judith, 29; John, 26; Elizabeth 23; Thomas, 21; Mary, 19; Rebecca, 18; Joseph, 16; Hannah, 14; Abigail, 10; Obadiah, 8; Ann, 6; Jonathan, 3; and David or Daniel, I. Perhaps the wid. was a sec. w. and liv. sev. yrs. aft. his d. for distrib. of the est. was made so late as 3 Apr. 1700 to ten ch. being all the bef. ment. exc. first, third, and tenth, wh. no doubt, had dec. It is observa. that no d. had then been m.2

John first married Judith Turney, daughter of Benjamin Turney (ca 1605-6 Jun 1648) & Mary Odell (ca Nov 1605-ca 1659). Born ca 1635 at Soulbury, Buckinghamshire. Judith died at Fairfield, CT, ca 1672.

Links

view all 27

Sgt. John Wheeler, of Fairfield's Timeline

1624
February 24, 1624
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Bedford, England
February 27, 1624
Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Co Beds., , Eng
February 27, 1624
Cranfield, Co Beds., , Eng
1624
of Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1644
1644
Age 19
removed to Fairfield with his father
1660
1660
Age 35
Of Cranefield, Bedford, England
1661
1661
Age 36
1663
1663
Age 38
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut