Moses Wheeler Jr.
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Moses Wheeler Jr. (1651 - 1724)

Moses Wheeler Jr.
Born in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 24 Oct 1674 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married Dec 1698 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Aug 1721 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2010 | Last significant change: 17 Jan 2021
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Contents

Biography

He is the son Moses I & Miriam Wheeler - Married Sarah Nichols 24 Oct 1674 in Stratford, Fairfield, CT - Bur Old Congregational Burying Ground, Stratford, Fairfield, COnnectictut [1]

Name

Name: Moses /Wheeler/[2][3]


Birth

05 JUL 1651 Stratford Fairfield Connecticu<[2][3]


Death

30 JAN 1725
BET 24 JAN 1723 AND 1724 Stratford, Fairfield County, CT[3]
30 JAN 1724[2]

Marriage 1

Husband: Moses Wheeler
Wife: Sarah Nichols
Child: Moses Wheeler
Child: Caleb Wheeler
Child: Sarah Wheeler
Child: Nathan Wheeler
Child: Samuel Wheeler
Child: James Wheeler
Child: Robert Wheeler
Child: Elizabeth Wheeler
Marriage:
Date: 24 OCT 1674 Stratford, Fairfield County, CT[4]

Marriage 2

Dec 1698, Ruth Bouton, d/o Richard Bouton[4]

Marriage 3

31 Aug 1721 Mercy Lattin. widow of Thomas Lattin and prob. d/o Henry Wakelee. She m. (3) 9 may 1726 Mr John Burritt[4]

Sources

  1. US New England Marriages Prior to 1700 - CT Deaths & Burials Index 1650-1934 - Findagrave # 20899501
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 FAMILY.GED.GED Date of Import: Nov 22, 2003
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 2633589.ged Date of Import: Sep 24, 2003
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield: Vol 1B page 677-678
  • Wheeler, Albert Gallatin, 1914. Genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America. Publisher: American College of Genealogy, page 412 (#5704)
  • Ward, George K. (1910) Andrew Warde and his Descendants 1597-1910 Compiled under the direction of the Association of Descendants of Andrew Ward. A.T. De La Mare Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd., New York. page 29
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, Conn., 1930)
    • This source names Sarah Nichols, daughter of Caleb and Anne (n?e Ward) Nichols, as the spouse of Moses Wheeler, Jr. vol 1, p 436.
  • Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, CD-Local and Family Histories: CT, 1600's - 1800's, (Produced in collaboration with the Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000), p. 677.
  • Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, pg. 678.
  • William Richard Cutter, A.M., New England Families, CD-Local and Family Histories: CT, 1600's - 1800's, (Produced in collaboration with the Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000), vol 4, p 1637. "He inherited the ferry from his father, together with the homestead ... was a farmer, as well as ferryman."
  • James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Before 1692. http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/newengland/savage/bk4/weymouth-wheeler.htm.

See Also:

  • Samuel Orcutt, A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport Connecticut, (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Company, Reprinted 2001 [original printed under the auspices of Fairfield County Historical Society, 1886]), Page 1252.
  • Index to Vital Records from Stratford Land Records, Vol. I (1641-1680), (Stratford, CT: Indexed under the Auspices of the Stratford Historical Society), Page 9, This index records that Moses Wheeler, son of Moses Wheeler, was born on July 1, 1651. The original record is in Stratford Land Records, Volume I, Page 42 and is maintained in Stratford's Town Hall.This index also names Moses Wheeler as the father of Samuel Wheeler (1681-1721). This record is also in Stratford Land Records, Volume II, Pages 483 and 485a. All are maintained in Stratford's Town Hall.
  • Index to Vital Records from Stratford Land Records, Volume II (1676-1729), (Stratford, CT: Indexed under the Auspices of the Stratford Historical Society), Page 39, Here the death of Moses Wheeler is recorded in the year 1724/25. The index actually reads "1725/15." The original record is in Stratford Land Records, Volume II, Page 485a and is maintained in Stratford's Town Hall.
  • Samuel Orcutt, Burying Places of Stratford, Connecticut, (CT: Under the auspices of the Fairfield County Historical Society, 1886), Page 237, Mose Wheelers tombstone records that he was 74 years old when he died in 1724. This supports a birth date sometime about the year 1650.
  • Headstone Inscription for Moses Wheeler, (Congregational Burying Place, Stratford, Fairfield County, CT), "fig.," Moses Wheeler's headstone records his date of death as January 30, 1724. He was 74 which generally supports a date of birth sometime about 1750/51.


Acknowledgments

Thank you to Merilee Burton for creating WikiTree profile Wheeler-5415 through the import of burton[1].ged_2013-12-25.ged on Dec 26, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Merilee and others.



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