Catherine Lom

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Catherine Lom

Birthplace: Roslagen, Norrtälje, Sverige
Death: Died in Sassafras River, Cecil County, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Måns Swennson Lom and Anna Petersdotter Lom
Wife of John Wheeler
Mother of Anders Johnsson Wheeler; Anna Wheeler and John Wheeler
Sister of Margaret Mansdotter Lom; Anna Lom; Beata Lom; Christina Lom; Sven Mansson Lom and 3 others

Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Catherine Lom

Catharine Lom, born in Roslagen c. 1628, married John Wheeler, an Englishman, who lived in the New Sweden colony. After the 1653 protest to Printz, they moved to Swanwyck, near the Dutch Fort Casimir (New Castle), and by 1658 had moved to the Sassafras River in Cecil County, Maryland. Catharine died before 1674 when John Wheeler's second wife Mary renounced any interest in his property. Catharine had four known children:

Samuel Wheeler, born c. 1650, who remained in Cecil County on his father's "Roundstone" plantation; never married. John Wheeler, born c. 1654, sold his father's 'Wheelers Point' plantation in Cecil County to his brother-in-law Nicholas Allum in 1677, intending to move to land acquired by his "grandfather" Lars Andersson in Blockley Township, Philadelphia County. However, he returned to Cecil County to live at "Roundstone," married Elizabeth and died in 1698, survived by 3 daughters. Anna Wheeler, born c. 1656, married Nicholas Allum; I daughter. Anders Wheeler, born c. 1660, moved as a young man to the Blockley Township land acquired by Lars Andersson. After inheriting part of Moyamensing from Andersson, he sold the Blockley Township lands to his cousins, the Gertsson brothers. Married Catharine Andersdotter Svensson and Anna Maria Georgen (Urian), 7 children.

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Catherine Lom's Timeline

Norrtälje, Sverige
Age 28
Age 32
Age 38
<St. Stephen's, Cecil, Md.>
Age 45
Sassafras River, Cecil County, Maryland