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Frances Wheeler (Watson)

Also Known As: "Cook", "Green", "Molton", "Frances Wheeler", "Watson", "Gleason"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cardington, Bedford, England
Death: Died in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Watson and Mary Badwyn
Wife of Isaac Wheeler of Charlestown; Richard Cook; Thomas Green, of Malden and Lieut. Joseph Wheeler
Mother of Isaac Wheeler; Thomas Wheeler; Elizabeth Green and Sarah Green

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  • Isaac and Frances Wheeler arrived on the ship Jonathan in 1639. It is not known when this ship departed or arrived, but it is believed to be from the county of Hampshire and that she sailed from Southampton. Isaac is listed as bound for Charlestown. His widow, Frances, married second Richard Cook, and third, Thomas Green. (1)
  • Landowner of Charlestown and Malden, Mass. "Frances (Wheeler) Cook (Green), as widow of Isaac Wheeler, made deed 1655. As wife of Richard Cook, with Thomas Moulton,(3) sold to J. Greenland ten acres description, etc. Bought of Thomas Moulton three acres 1655. To Job Lane ten acres, etc., 1657. Richard Cook died 1658 and willed his property to wife, Frances, and her children, Isaac, Thomas, Elizabeth and Sarah Wheeler, and his daughter, Mary Cook." (4)
  • "The first wife of Thomas Green,, Elizabeth, whom he married in England, was mother of all his children. She died August 22, 1658, and he married (second) September 5, 1659, Frances Cook, who was born in 1608. She married (first) Isaac Wheeler, and (second) Richard Cook, who died October 14, 1648. She had children by the first two husbands, but none by Thomas. Thomas Green died December 19, 1667. His will, dated November 12, 1667, was proved January 15, 1668, bequesthing to five sons, five daughters and his wife." (5)

References

  1. According to "The History of the Wheeler Family In America, Descendants of Isaac Wheeler of Charlestown, Massachusetts, pg. 513": Isaac Wheeler is stated to have been the brother of Lieut. Joseph Wheeler and Capt. Timothy Wheeler. He was a resident of Charlestown, Massachusetts as early as 1639, and was admitted to the 1st church there, Sept. 30, 1642."
  2. "No trace has been found of the passenger list for that 1639 passage of the "Jonathan" to Boston. We know of some of the passengers only due to a lawsuit that later took place in Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years following the passage. During that lawsuit some people, including many passengers of the "Jonathan", gave written statements or testified and these remained as part of the court records. It is assumed by many that all those who gave statements in the case were passengers aboard the Jonathan, but that is not the fact." Marble Ancestors database
  3. The Great Migration Begins: Thomas Moulton, Preserved Puritan
  4. D. A. C.--John Woodward, John Poole and Thomas Green.
  5. Early Conn. Marriages, Book 1, p. 77.
  6. Wyman's Charlestown, Vol. 1, pp. 235-440; Vol. 2, p. 1012.
  7. Pope's Pioneers of Mass., p. 116.
  8. Cutter's Geneal., Middlesex Co., Vol. 3, p. 1208.

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Frances MOLTON Birth: 1608 in Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USAPROP: 03 MAR 1934Reference Number: 2959Religion: Admitted to the church 1645 3Residence: 21 MAR 1934Death: 14 OCT 1658 in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

  1. m1: Isaac WHEELER b: 13 SEP 1607 in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England c: 13 SEP 1607 in Prob Odell, Wiltshire, EnglandMarried: 09 APR 1635 in Cranfileld, Bedffordshire, Eng; genealogical sketch of the descendants of Thomas Green<e> of Malden, MassOn openlibrary.org
    1. Elizabeth WHEELER b: 08 JUL 1642 in Charlestown, Middlesex, MA
    2. Sarah WHEELER b: 16 MAR 1643 in Malden, Middlesex Co., MA
    3. Isaac WHEELER b: ABT 1646 in Charlestown, Middlesex Co., MA
    4. Thomas WHEELER b: ABT 1647 in Charlestown, Middlesex Co., MA
  2. m2: Richard Cook
  3. m3: Thomas Green, her daughter's father-in-law.

A Genealogical Sketch of the Descendants of Thomas Greene of Malden, Massachusetts: Dea. JOHN GREEN,2 son of Thomas Green,1 b. (prob. in England) 1632; m. in Malden, Dec. 18, 1660; SARAH WHEELER, b. June, 1643, dau. of Isaac Wheeler, whose wife Frances afterwards m. Richard Cook, and after that m. John Green's father, Thomas Green, sen., Kin of Mellcene Thurman Smith. Author: no author Call Number: CS71.S643, This book contains the history and genealogy of the Mellcene Thurman Smith family of Massachusetts. Bibliographic Information: Kin of Mellcene Thurman Smith. Privately Published.

Frances (Wheeler) Cook (Green) of Charlestown and Malden, Mass.,b. 1608, d. (living 1667), m. ....1st Isaac Wheeler, b. ...., d. ....2nd between 1646/50 Richard Cook, b. 1608, d. Oct. 14, 1658.3rd Thomas Green, b. ...., d. ....Children:

By 1st husband--Isaac, b. ...., d. ...., m. ....Thomas, b. ...., d. ...., m. ....Elizabeth, b. ...., d. ...., m. ....Sarah, b. ...., d. ...., m. ....

By 2nd husband--Mary, b. 1650, d. ...., m. Samuel Green.

By 3rd husband--(Children, but names not known.)

Services: Landowner of Charlestown and Malden, Mass. "Frances(Wheeler) Cook (Green), as widow of Isaac Wheeler, made deed 1655. As wife of Richard Cook, with Thomas Moulton, sold to J. Green land ten acres description, etc. Bought of Thomas Moulton three acres 1655. To Job Lane ten acres, etc., 1657. Richard Cook died 1658 and willed his property to wife, Frances, and her children, Isaac,Thomas, Elizabeth and Sarah Wheeler, and his daughter, Mary Cook. Thomas Green, Frances' third husband, died 1667 and willed his wife and children."

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Frances Wheeler's Timeline

1600
November 28, 1600
Cardington, Bedford, England
1600
Cardington, Bedford, England
1611
April 21, 1611
Age 11
Chalgrave, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
1635
1635
Age 35
Eng
1637
1637
Age 37
Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
1641
July 8, 1641
Age 41
Malden, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1643
March 16, 1643
Age 43
Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony