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Isaac Wheeler, Captain

Birthplace: Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Wheeler, of Stonington; Thomas Wheeler; Mary Wheeler and Mary Wheeler
Husband of Martha Wheeler and Susannah Wheeler
Father of Mary Williams; Martha Williams; Isaac Wheeler, Jr; Dorothy Smith; Richard Wheeler and 5 others
Brother of Elizabeth Witter; Sarah Stanton and Thomas Wheeler

Managed by: John Charles Dickey Dyer
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About Capt. Isaac Wheeler

Isaac Wheeler was born in Lynn, MA, 1646, (1640 on gravestone) and was married by Thomas Stanton, Jan. 10, 1667, to Martha, daughter of Thomas and Dorothy (Thompson) Park. He served in King Philip's War of 1675/6 and died June 5, 1712 (January 5, 1712 on gravestone). She died Feb. 14, 1717, and they are both buried in Whitehall Cemetery. (1)

  • parents: son of Thomas WHEELER born 1602 in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England and died 6 Mar 1686 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut by his wife Mary.


  •  Probate Records, Vol. A, page 533, New London, New London Co., CT. Will probated 12 Mar 1711/12.  Wife Martha, son Isaac, son Thomas deceased, son Richard, son William, daughters: Mary Martha and Anna Dorothy Elizabeth Experience (Mary Williams). Brother(-in-law) John Parke & son Isaac executors. Inventory worth1626 pounds in Household goods, lands, 1840 acres, Housings and improvements and 1778 pounds, 1 Negro boy named Tully, 1 Indian boy named Daniel, 1 indian girl named Mary. (2)


  1. ANCESTORS OF ALDEN SMITH SWAN AND HIS WIFE MARY ALTHEA FARWELL, by Josephine C. Frost, The Hills Press, New York, MCMXXIII, page 157, page 229
  2. THE WHEELER FAMILY IN AMERICA,THE DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS WHEELER, STONINGTON, CONN., pages 289 through 349, by Inez E. Coolby-Brayton, 1934. Located in the DAR Library, Washington, DC.
  3. HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Wheeler, page 636.
  4. PARKE FAMILY GENEALOGY, by Parks, page 30.
  5. SWAMP YANKEE, by James Allyn, page 10.


Isaac Wheeler was the son of Thomas Wheeler (1602 - 1686) and Mary Beckley; he married Martha Parke, daughter of Thomas and Dorothy Thompson Parke, on January 10, 1667. Isaac served in the Colonial Indian Wars. His inscription reads: "HERE LYETH THE BODY OF M. ISAAC WHEELER, WHO DIED JAN. 5, 1712, AGED 66 YEARS". Research by Steven P. Wheeler, a descendant.


  1. Mary Wheeler Williams (1668 - 1709)*
  2. Martha Wheeler Atwood (1670 - 1745)*
  3. Thomas Wheeler (1671 - 1691)*
  4. Isaac Wheeler (1673 - 1737)*
  5. Richard Wheeler (1677 - 1712)*
  6. Dorothy Wheeler Smith- Fish (1679 - 1736)*
  7. William Wheeler (1681 - 1747)*
  8. Elizabeth Wheeler Gallup (1683 - 1735)*
  9. Experience Wheeler Coit (1685 - 1759)*

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Capt. Isaac Wheeler's Timeline

Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, United States
November 22, 1668
Age 22
Stonington, New London, CT, USA
February 6, 1670
Age 24
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
December 1, 1671
Age 25
of, Stonington, New London, Connecticut
August 6, 1673
Age 27
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA
Age 29
March 19, 1677
Age 31
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
December 6, 1679
Age 33
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA