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Catherine Wheeler (Penn)

Also Known As: "Katherine", "Pinn", "Pin", "Penn", "Pinge"
Birthplace: Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Place of Burial: Concord, Middlesex County, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Henry Penn and Catherine Penn
Wife of George Wheeler, of Town End & Concord
Mother of William Wheeler; Capt. Thomas Wheeler; Elizabeth Fletcher; Hannah Fletcher; Sarah Dudley and 6 others

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About Catherine Wheeler

Katherine Pin Wheeler

Birth: 1611 Bedfordshire, England Death: Jan. 2, 1684 Concord Middlesex County Massachusetts, USA


She was the wife of GEORGE WHEELER (married in 1630 in Cranfield Parish, Bedfordshire, England.

"Katherine wife of old Wheeler died 2.11.84" Concord Vital Records

In the registers of Cranfield, England, Catherine's last name is spelled with only one "n" - "Pin".


Family links:

 George Wheeler (1606 - 1687)*

 William Wheeler (1631 - 1683)*
 Elizabeth Wheeler Fletcher (1636 - 1704)*
 Sarah Wheeler Dudley (1640 - 1713)*
 Ruth Wheeler Hartwell (1641 - 1713)*
 John Wheeler (1643 - 1713)*
 Hannah Wheeler Fletcher (1654 - 1697)*

George Wheeler married Katherine Penn 9 Dec.1631 in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England.

Katherine (Penn) Wheeler died on 2 Jan. 1684/5. According to a letter from Lexington genealogist Winifred Lovering Holman dated 21 June 1945.

George Wheeler married first, 12 May 1645, Mary Studd. His children by Katherine, as shown by his will and by the Town records were:

2. I Thomas 2 m. Hannah Harwood

3. II William 2 [b. 1633 – AY] m. Hannah Buss

4. III Ruth m. Samuel Hartwell

5. IV Elizabeth 2 m. Francis 2 Fletcher [b. 1636 in Concord. They married 1 Aug. 1656. On April 15 1682, their son Samuel 3 Fletcher, who was born 6 Aug. 1657 and died 23 Oct. 1741, married another Elizabeth 2 Wheeler -- #3008. She was born 23 Feb. 1664. Samuel 3 Fletcher was a Corporal under Capt. Timothy Wheeler (#2901) and fought in King Philip's War. He was a Selectman 1705-7. – JCW]

6. V Hannah m. [Samuel] Fletcher [son of William, son of Robert - RRW] [Note: Births, Marriages and Deaths has “Hanna Wheler” marrying Samewell (Samuel) Smedly 11 July 1667 and “ffrancies ffletcher” marrying Elizabeth Wheeler 11 Oct. 1656. See also note under # 5 – JCW]

7. VI Sarah b. 6 March 1640 m. Francis Dudley [They married 26 Oct. 1665. Their son Joseph Dudley married Abigail Goble in Concord 25 Feb. 1689/90. She was the daughter of Thomas Goble (Gobill). Joseph and Abigail's son Benjamin Dudley was born in Concord 20 March 1698/9 and married Elizabeth Rice of Sudbury. Then their son Joseph Dudley married Mary Warren of Westborough in 1732 -- JCW]

8. VII John 2 b. 19 March 1643 m. Sarah Larkin

9. VIII Mary b. 6 Sept. 1645 m. Eliphalet 2 Fox [They married 26 Oct. 1665. He was the son of Thomas and Rebecca Fox. Eliphlet and Mary Wheeler Fox' daughter Mary married Peter Harwood – JCW]


The Wheeler Families of Old Concord, Massachusetts

Compiled by George Tolman in 1908

Revised for editions of 1970 and 1981 and, by Joseph C. Wheeler, for this online edition of 2006.

This online edition is complete up to the Joseph's second revision, July 21, 2007.

Questions or comments regarding the content of this genealogy should be addressed to Joseph C. Wheeler.

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Catherine Wheeler's Timeline

February 25, 1609
Cranfield, Bedford, England
February 25, 1610
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
February 25, 1610
January 30, 1630
Age 19
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Age 22
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
January 3, 1636
Age 25
Cranfield, Central Bedfordshire, England
Age 26
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Age 26
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
February 23, 1640
Age 29
Cranfield, Central Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom