William Wheeler Williams, Sr. (1760 - 1831)

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Birthplace: Poquonock, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Cuyahoga, OH, USA
Occupation: American Revolution Veteran
Managed by: Timothy Cannell Davis
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About William Wheeler Williams, Sr.

Revolutionary War veteran and Mayflower descendant - his 3ggrandfather was Edward Fuller

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM WHEELER DAR Ancestor #: A200384 Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: PRIVATE Birth: 25 Apr 1760 POQUETANNOCK NEW LONDON CO CONNECTICUT Death: 5 Sep 1831 NEWBURG CUYAHOGA CO OHIO Service Source: JOHNSTON, THE REC OF CT MEN IN THE REV, p 364 Service Description: 1) CAPT PETER ROBERTSON, COL HEMAN SWIFT -tcd

(f/g) William Wheeler Williams, Sr Birth: Apr. 25, 1760 Poquonock Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: Sep. 5, 1831 Newburgh Heights Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA

William Wheeler Williams was the sixth son of Eunice Wheeler and Joseph Williams (buried at Meeting House Hill Cemetery VT). With his wife and children he was one of the first settlers of Connecticut's Western Reserve in Ohio. In 1799 he built a grist and sawmill in Newburgh Township (an early name for this part of Cleveland). He married Ruth Granger in Suffield CT in 1787 and their children were Frederick Granger, William Wheeler Jr. (Harvard Grove Plot 76), Joseph (Harvard Grove Plot 76), Martha (Peet) Erie Street Cemetery, Cleveland, Mary 'Polly' (Cahoon), and 3 children who died young.

Inscription: WILLIAM W WILLIAMS / BORN APR 25, 1760 / DIED SEP 5, 1831 / IN HIS 72ND YR LDS "Pioneers" plaque added to this and adjacent wife's stone in 1997 for being parents of early Mormon Frederick Granger Williams. All of the Williams family in Plot 76 were moved from nearby Axtel Cemetery when it was abandoned in 1881.


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Parents:
 Joseph Williams (1723 - 1776)
 Eunice Wheeler Williams (1727 - 1804) 
Spouse:
 Ruth Granger Williams (1767 - 1832) 
Children:
 Frederick Granger Williams (1787 - 1842)*
 William Wheeler Williams (1790 - 1852)*
 Joseph Williams (1793 - 1816)*
 Martha Williams Peet (1794 - 1867)

Burial: Harvard Grove Cemetery Cleveland Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA Plot: Sec 3, Lot 76 (no T/G) Created by: tcd Record added: Oct 08, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11910357

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William Wheeler Williams, Sr.'s Timeline

1760
April 25, 1760
Poquonock, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1786
1786
Age 25
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1787
October 28, 1787
Age 27
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1790
June 29, 1790
Age 30
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1792
1792
Age 31
1793
1793
Age 32
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1794
1794
Age 33
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1797
November 8, 1797
Age 37
Suffield, Hartford, CT, USA
1831
September 5, 1831
Age 71
Cuyahoga, OH, USA
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Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, USA