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David Wheeler, of Newbury

Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Wheeler, I and Agnes (Ann) Wheeler
Husband of Sarah Wheeler
Father of Sarah Hopkinson; John Wheeler; Abigail Hills; Jonathan Wheeler; Nathan Wheeler and 6 others
Brother of John Wheeler, II; George Wheeler; Adam Wheeler; Thomas Wheeler, of Newbury; Elizabeth Wheeler Button Duston and 7 others

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About David Wheeler, of Newbury

WHEELER, DAVID, Newbury, son of John, born 1625, at Salisbury, Wiltshire County, came in the Confidence of London, departed Southampton on 24 April 1638, probably betrusted to some friend (John Ludwell) should pass him as a servant of 11 years. old.

David Wheeler married Sarah Wise on 11 May 1650, daughter of Humphrey and Susanna Wise. Their first child was Sarah, who married on 9 March 1675 John Spofford.

John Wheeler was second child, born 5 December 1653.

Abigail Wheeler was third child, born 2 February 1656.

Jonathan Wheeler was fourth child, born 6 January 1658.

Nathan Wheeler was fifth child, born 27 December 1659.

Lydia Wheeler was sixth child, born 7 May 1662.

Jonathan Wheeler was seventh child, born 6 January 1658.

Jethro Wheeler was seventh child, born 28 March 1664 at Newbury, Massachusetts.

William Wheeler was eighth child, born 21 April 1666.

A son born 2 April 1668 in Newbury, massachusetts, died ca 1691 (probably Benjamin, as his will mentions his brother Nathan and father, David).

Joseph Wheeler was tenth child, born 15 September 1669 at Rowley, Massachusetts.

Nathan, to Rowley, there had Joseph, 1669. He had liv. at Hampton bef. m.

• Born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

• Christened Jan 18, 1625, St. Thomas, Salisbury, England

• Came from Hampton, Rockingham County, NH to Newbury , Essex Co., Ma in 1645. The monument in Newbury to first settlers lists his name.

• In Sept. 1646 he was presented to the court for gathering peas on the Sabbath Day; he was then styled "of Hampton" (Essex Ct. R)

• Moved to Rowley and was admitted to Rowley Church May 7, 1669

• Died in Rowley, Essex County, Ma


  • http://www.cyberancestors.com/cummins/ps52/ps52_023.htm
  • http://user.xmission.com/~wake/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I11965&tree=wake
  • http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_14e.htm#114
  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p460.htm#i13817
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  • The genealogical and encyclopedic history of the Wheeler family in America (1914)
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicalency00whee
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalency00whee#page/394/mode/1up
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  • 5400. JOHN WHEELER. He is said to have been born at Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, and to have sailed for America on March 24, 1633-34 in the ship "Mary and John," bringing his wife Ann and six children and leaving four sons in England. He spent the first year of his residence at Aggawam (now Ipswich), Mass. The following year he removed to the settlement on the north bank of the Merrimac River that was called Salisbury after 1640, and as one of its original proprietors, in 1641 he received land there which he still held and paid tax on as late as 1653, notwithstanding he had removed to Newbury, Mass., before 1650. He died at Newbury, Aug. 29, 1670, aged 52, and his wife Ann died there Aug. 15, 1662.
    • Will of John Wheeler. .... etc.
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalency00whee#page/395/mode/1up
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  • Children:
    • HENRY WHEELER, who will be found under No. 6200.
    • 5401. DAVID WHEELER.
    • 5402. EDWARD WHEELER.
    • 5403. ADAM WHEELER.
    • 5404. WILLIAM WHEELER.
    • 5405. MERCY WHEELER.
    • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalency00whee#page/396/mode/1up
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    • 5406. ELIZABETH WHEELER, married Matthias Button.
    • 5407. ANN WHEELER.
    • 5408. ROGER WHEELER.
    • 5409. GEORGE WHEELER.
  • 5401. DAVID WHEELER, son of John (5400) and Ann (-- -- ) Wheeler. He is stated to have been brought to America in the ship Confidence, sailing from Southampton, England, April 24, 1638, by a friend of his father. After his arrival he joined his father at Aggawam, and, probably with him, removed to Newbury, Mass., where he married May 11, 1650, Sarah Wise, daughter of Humphrey Wise. He removed to Rowley, Mass., before 1669. Children:
    • 5410. JOHN WHEELER, born Dec. 5, 1653; m. Mary -- --.
    • 5411. ABILGAIL WHEELER, born Feb. 2, 1655-6.
    • 5412. JONATHAN WHEELER, born Jan. 6, 1657.
    • 5413. NATHAN WHEELER, born Dec. 27, 1659.
    • 5414. LYDIA WHEELER, born May 7, 1662.
    • 5415. JETHRO WHEELER, born March 28, 1664.
    • 5416. WILLIAM WHEELER, born April 21, 1666.
    • 5417. BENJAMIN WHEELER, died between April 19, 1690, and Sept. 29, 1691.
    • 5418. JOSEPH WHEELER, born at Rowley, Mass., Sept. 15, 1669.
    • 5419. It is claimed that he also had a daughter, Sarah, who was his first child. It is very probable that she married March 29, 1675, John Spofford.
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  • Genealogical and family history of the state of Connecticut : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation (1911) Vol. 1
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogicalfami001cutt
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogicalfami001cutt#page/25/mode/1up
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    • (The Wheeler Line).
  • (I) John Wheeler, immigrant ancestor, was from Salisbury, England, and was an inhabitant of Hampton, Massachusetts, soon after the settlement of that town. He received land in Salisbury, Massachusetts, in 1641. He removed to Newbury, Massachusetts, before 1650, but was taxed in Salisbury in 1652. He was a barber by trade. He married Anne ___, who died August 15, 1662, Newbury. He died in 1670. His will was dated March 28, 1668, proved October 11, 1670. Children: Adam, remained in Salisbury, England, 1668 ; Edward, remained in Salisbury, England, 1668; William, remained in England, 1668; David, born about 1625, in England, married. May 11, 1650, Sarah Wise; Anne, married Aquila Chase; Mercy, living in 1668; Elizabeth, married a Bultom or Button, living in 1668; Roger, married, December 7, 1653, Mary Wilson ; Henry, mentioned below ; George, married, April 30, 1660, Susanna Stowers; Joseph, died October 13, 1659.
  • (II) Henry, son of John Wheeler, married, about 1659, Abigail Allen or Allan. She was a member of the Salisbury church in 1687 ; a widow of Boston, 1696. He was admitted to the Salisbury church, August 26, 1694, and died before 1696. Abigail Allen was the daughter of William and Ann (Goodale) Allen, and was born January 4, 1639-40. Her father, William Allen, was a "house-carpenter" in Salisbury and received land there in the first division, also in 1640. His name appears on the list of "townsmen and commoners" in 1650 and later lists. He married (first) Ann, daughter of Richard Goodale, who died May, 1678; he married (second) Alice, widow of John Roper and of John Dickison. He died in Salisbury, June 18, 1686. Children of Henry Wheeler : Henry, born April 13, 1659, Salisbury; Abigail, March 7, 1660-61, Salisbury; William, September 6, 1663, Salisbury; Moses, June 24, 1665, Salisbury; Ann, (twin) May 27, 1667, Salisbury; James (twin), mentioned below; Josiah, April 23, 1669, Salisbury; Ruth, July 15, 1671, Salisbury; Nathaniel, March 28, 1675, Salisbury; Jeremiah, July 17, 1677, Salisbury; Benjamin, January 15, 1681-82, Salisbury; Mary, June 5, 1685, Salisbury.
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  • History of the town of Hampton, New Hampshire, from its settlement in 1638 to the autumn of 1892 (1893) Vol.2
  • http://archive.org/details/historyoftownofh02dowj
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyoftownofh02dowj#page/n484/mode/1up
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    • WHEELER.
  • I. John Wheeler was of Hampton soon after the settlement of the town. His daughter:
    • Anne, m. Aquila Chase, brother of Thomas (I). They removed to Newbury before the birth of their second child, in 1647.
  • II. David Wheeler was among the early settlers of Hampton, but before 1653 removed to Newbury, where three sons, John, Jonathan and Nathan were born.
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  • Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother Henry Wheeler by SmartCopy: Aug 1 2015, 10:57:22 UTC
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David Wheeler, of Newbury's Timeline

January 18, 1625
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
January 18, 1625
St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
January 18, 1625
St. Thomas, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
January 18, 1625
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 12
Age 25
Bradford, Essex, Massachusetts
December 5, 1653
Age 28
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
February 2, 1656
Age 31
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts