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Mary (Powers) Wheeler (abt. 1663 - 1740)

Mary Wheeler formerly Powers
Born about in Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1 Mar 1681 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Middleton, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Bay, New Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Aug 2009
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Biography

Mary was born in 1663. She married Joseph Wheeler Mar 1681 in Chelmsford, MA and the couple had the following children: Ruth (1682-1761) Mary (1684-1755); Rebecca (1686-1771) ; Esther (1687-) ; Elizabeth (1690-1718) ; Jane (1692-1732) ; Joseph (1693-1732) ; Ephraim (1698-1760) She passed away in 1740.

Mary Wheeler (born Powers) Birth: Circa 1663 - Concord Village (Littleton after 1715), Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Death: Apr 5 1740 - Middletown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Parents: Walter Powers, Trial (Tryal Shepard) Powers (born Shepard) Siblings: Issac Powers, William Powers, Isaac Powers, Thomas Powers, Thomas Powers, Daniel Powers (Power), Increase Powers, Walter Powers, Jacob Powers, Sarah Barron (born Powers)

Husband: Joseph Wheeler Children: Ruth Robbins (born Wheeler), Mary Wheeler, Esther Prescott (born Wheeler), Rebecca Higby (born Wheeler), Esther Wheeler, Elizabeth Harris (born Wheeler), Joseph Wheeler, Jane Doolittle (born Wheeler), Ephraim Wheeler, Joseph Wheeler

Mary Powers Wheeler was born 1663 in Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Walter Powers and Trial Shepard.

She married Lieutenant Joseph Wheeler on January 1, 1681 in Chelmsford. Joseph was born in 1660. He was probably the son of Lieutenant Joseph Wheeler, later Captain Wheeler. Joseph had been married before.

Mary and Joseph's children included: Ruth Wheeler Robbins (1682), Mary Wheeler (1684), Rebecca Wheeler (1686), Elizabeth Wheeler (1690), Jane Wheeler (1692/93), Joseph Wheeler (1694/95), and Ephraim Wheeler (1698).

According to Cutter, they built the first house in Littleton.

Joseph died in 1706. She died on April 5, 1740 in Littleton.


Sources

  • The Wheeler Families of Old Concord, Massachusetts
  • American Genealogist, Vol. 12, pp. 4-17 and 135 and Vol. 14, pp 1-4 – July 1935 and Jan. 1936

Source: MyHeritage Family Trees MyHeritage.com [online database]. Lehi, UT, USA: MyHeritage (USA) Inc. https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-1/myheritage-family-trees

Family tree: Thurmond Web Site, managed by Christina Anne Thurmond https://www.myheritage.com/site-329285421/thurmond

Record: https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-1-329285421-1-503541/mary-wheeler-born-powers-in-myheritage-family-trees

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Allen Woods for creating WikiTree profile Powers-1526 through the import of Woods Family Tree_2009-03-29.ged on Jul 15, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Allen and others.




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Powers-5688 and Powers-1526 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband
posted on Powers-1526 (merged) by M Cole

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