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
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."
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.
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