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Agnes (Ann) Wheeler (Yeoman)

Also Known As: "Ann Yoeman Godfrey", "Ann Or Agnes Yeomans Or Yeoman", "Anne Yeoman", "Ann Yoeman"
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Godfrey Yeoman and Agnes Yeoman
Wife of John Wheeler, I
Mother of John Wheeler, II; George Wheeler; Adam Wheeler; Thomas Wheeler, of Newbury; Elizabeth Dustin / Button and 8 others

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About Agnes (Ann) Wheeler

Married at St. Edmunds in Salisbury England, Wilkeshire Parish Register under marriages 13:43


Migrated to America with her 5 children on the ship John and Mary in 1634

Ship Mary and John Passenger List for 1634

   The Passenger Ship Roster is Only Partly Accurate

The second trip of the Mary and John to colonial America began shortly after March 24, 1633/4, in London. The master was Robert Sayres (or Sayers).

It is not possible to construct a fully accurate passenger ship roster for the Mary and John, as no contemporaneous records have been found. Subsequent lists have been reconstructions and have been found to be full of inaccuracies.

Charles Edward Banks, in The Planters of The Commonwealth in Massachusetts, 1620-1640, Boston, 1930 (p. 87), wrote: "Mary and John, Thomas Chubb, Master. She sailed from Plymouth, England, March 20 [1630], with one hundred and forty passengers from the counties of Somerset, Dorset, and Devon under the patronage of the Reverend John White."

For the voyage that took place in March 1633/4, the Mary and John Clearinghouse has constructed its best estimate of a passenger list. They confess it is only about 60-70% accurate.

Certificate of March 24, 1633/4, London

Robert Sayres (or Sayers), Master

   John Anthoney(1)
   Thomas Avery
   John Bartlett
   Richard Browne
   � Mrs. Edith Browne (+)
   � George Browne
   William Clarke
   Robert Coker
   Phillip Fowler
   � Mrs. Mary Fowler (+)
   � Mary Fowler (+)
   � Samuel Fowler (+)
   � Hester Fowler (+)
   � Joseph Fowler (+)
   � Thomas Fowler (+)
   John Godfrey
   Matthew Hewlett***
   Richard Jacob
   Stephen Jurden
   Robert Kingsman
   Daniel Ladd
   Richard Littlehall
   John Luff
   John Marshe
   William Moudey
   � Mrs. Sarah Moody (+)
   � Joshua Moody (+)
   Robert Neuman
   Nicholas Noyce
   Christopher Osgood
   � Mrs. Margery Osgood (+)
   Richard Reynolds
   Robert Sever
   Thomas Savery
   William Savery
   Thomas Sweete
   William Trace
   Henry Traske
   Henry Travers
   Adrian Vincent
   Thomas West
   John Whelyer
   � Mrs. Anne Wheeler (+)
   � David Wheeler (+)
   � Anne Wheeler (+)
   � Roger Wheeler (+)
   � Elizabeth Wheeler (+)
   � Mercy Wheeler (+)
   William White
   John Woodbridge

Certificate of March 26, 1634, London

   William Ballard
   Thomas Cole
   Mrs. Anna Cole (+)
   Nicholas Easton
   � Mrs. Easton (+)
   William Franklin
   Matthew Gillett
   William Hibbens (Fribbens on an original copy)
   � Mrs. Anne Hibbens (+)
   Richard Kent
   � Mrs. Jane Kent (+)
   � Mary Kent (+)
   � Richard Kent (+)
   Richard Kent
   Henry Lunt
   Abraham Mussey
   John Mussey
   Joseph Myles
   William Newbey
   John Newman (two on original list)
   John Newman
   Thomas Newman
   � Mrs. Newman (+)
   Rev. James Noyce
   ��Mrs. Sarah Noyes (+)
   � Nicholas Noyes
   Rev. Thomas Parker
   Joseph Pope
   Henry Shorte
   John Spencer
   William Spencer

^ 1 Originally on the certificate for the Mary & John of London, but remained behind "to oversee the Chattle to pass in the Hercules."

See the Mary and John 1634, 1633/4.

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Agnes (Ann) Wheeler's Timeline

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
October 11, 1614
Age 22
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 23
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
December 5, 1616
Age 24
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
January 10, 1618
Age 26
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
February 12, 1618
Age 26
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 26
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 28
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England