Person:Thomas Wheeler (3)

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m. ca 1588
  1. Thomas Wheeler, Sr.1591 - bef 1654
  2. Priscilla WheelerABT 1593 -
  3. John WheelerABT 1598 - ABT 1637
  4. Elizabeth Wheelerest 1600 - bef 1656
  • HThomas Wheeler, Sr.1591 - bef 1654
  • WAnn Halsey1591 - Bet 1659
m. 5 May 1613
  1. Richard Wheeler1614 -
  2. Ann Wheeler1614/15 - 1615
  3. Mary Wheeler1615 -
  4. William Ephraim Wheeler1618 -
  5. Anna Wheeler1617/18 -
  6. Sergeant Thomas Wheeler1621 - 1704
  7. Sergeant John Wheeler1624/25 - bef 1690
  8. Sarah Wheeler1628 - 1628
  9. Sarah Wheeler1630 - bef 1659
  10. Alice Wheeleraft 1630 - 1639/40
Facts and Events
Name[1] Thomas Wheeler, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] ca 1591 Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
Marriage 5 May 1613 Cranfield, Bedfordshire, Englandto Ann Halsey
Death? bef 23 Aug 1654 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Alt Death[1] Bet 5 May and 23 Aug 1654 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Origins

  • Considered to be "my eldest son Thomas Wheler of Warley" mentioned in the 1627 will of Thomas Wheeler of Cranfield.

Life in New England

From Donald Line Jacobus' "History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield" Volume I (1930), starting with page 662:

Wheeler, Thomas "Sr."
...came to Concord...to Fairfield...adjacent land to Thomas Jr. in 1649. This Thomas Jr. we take to be the brother named 1654 in his will...Will 5 May 1654, proved 23 Aug. 1654; wife Ann; elder son Thomas, property in Concord...brother Thomas Wheeler Lieutenant, Robert Lockwood, and Andrew Ward, all of Fairfield, overseers. Ephraim Wheeler was an appraiser...Will of Ann Wheeler, 21 Aug. 1659;...The Wheeler Family in America, which we cannot follow implicitly with regard to this Wheeler family, states that Thomas m. at Cranefield, co. Bedford, Eng. 5 May 1613 Ann Halsey...
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 N. Grier Parke, II. The Ancestry of LORENZO ACKLEY & his wife EMMA ARABELLA BOSWORTH. (The Elm Tree Press, Woodstock, Vermont), 52.