Person:Timothy Wheeler (1)

Captain Timothy Wheeler
m. 11 Feb 1601
  1. Captain Timothy Wheeler1604 - 1687
  2. George Wheeler1605/6 - abt 1687
  3. Susanna Wheeler1607 - 1648/49
  4. John Wheeler1608 - AFT 1627
  5. Lieutenant Joseph Wheeler1609/10 - 1676
  6. Abiah Wheeler1611/12 - 1637
  7. Richard Wheeler1614 - 1675/76
  8. Mary WheelerBEF 1615 -
  9. Sgt Ephraim Wheeler1618/19 - Bet 1670
  10. Lieut/Capt. Thomas Wheeler1620 - 1676
  • HCaptain Timothy Wheeler1604 - 1687
  • WSusan KnightBET 1605 AND 1614 - ABT 1632/33
m. 30 Apr 1632
  • HCaptain Timothy Wheeler1604 - 1687
  • WJane - 1642/43
m. BEF 1636
  1. Sarah Wheeler1640 - 1642/43
  • HCaptain Timothy Wheeler1604 - 1687
  • WMary Brooksest 1628 - 1693
m. bef 1657
  1. Mary Wheeler1657 - 1660
  2. Elizabeth Wheeler1661 - 1683
  3. Rebecca WheelerAbt 1666 - 1734
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Captain Timothy Wheeler
Gender Male
Christening[1] 28 Dec 1604 Wharley End, Bedfordshire, England
Marriage 30 Apr 1632 Cranfield, Bedfordshire, Englandto Susan Knight
Marriage BEF 1636 to Jane
Military[1] 1646 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesAppointed Ensign
Marriage bef 1657 Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Mary Brooks
Military[1] 1657 Lieutenant
Property[4] 1 Sep 1657 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United StatesFor 140 Pounds, bought house, several lots of land belonging to Dr. Richard Palgrave
Property[4] 1660 Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesJoint Purchaser With His Father-in-law Of A Farm Of Acres In Medford|Joint Purchaser With His Father-in-law Of A Farm Of 400 Acres
Military[1] 1661 Captain
Death[1] 30 Jul 1687 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[3] Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesHill Burying Ground

Contents

Origins

Christened in Cranfield, England.

Mentioned (as son) in his father's will in 1627.

Life in New England

Lived in the East Quarter of the town in the house of the then late Rev. Peter Bulkeley, the first minister of Concord. It was in this house that the treaty with the Indians was made in 1636 by which the track of land six miles square was ceded to the "English Undertakers" to establish Concord.

He was a Captain, Rep. of Concord, 18 years and held other most important trusts in the town affairs.

He was an early proprietor of Watertown.

Legacy

Additional Sources

(Incorporate into Sources)

  • CHR-MARR:Parish transcript,Cranfield,Bedford,ENG (GS 845,460-925,406)
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Jacobus, Donald Lines, Editor, and N. Grier (Compiler and Publisher) Parke. The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley & his wife Emma Arabella Bosworth. (Woodstock, Vt.: N.G. Parke, 1960), 52.

    Children of Thomas Wheeler of Cranfield and 2nd wife Rebecca ---: Timothy, bp. Cranfield 28 Dec 1604, d. Concord 30 Jul 1687, m. (1) Cranfield 30 Apr 1632 Susan Knight, m. (2) by 1636 Jane ---, m. (3) Mary Brooks. Ensign at Concord 1646, Lieutenant (1657, 1661), and later Captain. Will dated 1 Mar 1687, proved 7 Sep 1687.

  2. Bond, Henry, M.D. Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston (1855): To Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town. With Illustrations, Maps and Notes. (Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 638.
  3. Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850. (Boston: Beacon Press, 1891), 432.

    The Hill Burying Ground.
    Capt. Timothy Wheeler, aged about 86 years, July 30, 1687.
    [Birth about 1601.]

  4. 4.0 4.1 Bond, Henry, M.D. Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston (1855): To Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town. With Illustrations, Maps and Notes. (Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 721.

    Capt. Timothy Wheeler of Concord m. (1st) Jane ---, by whom he had dr. Sarah, b. June 22, 1640. She d. Feb. 12, 1642-3; and he m. (2d) Mary Brooks, dr. of Capt. Thomas Brooks. Captain, Rep. of Concord 18 years, and held other most important trusts in the town affairs. He was an early proprietor of Watertown. Sept. 1, 1657, for £140, he bought the house and several lots of land belonging to the estate of Dr. Richard Palgrave of Charlestown. In 1660, he was joint purchaser with his father-in-law, of a farm of 400 acres in Medford. He gave the ministerial lot to the town. He d. July 10, 1687, aged 86. It is probable that he was not much younger than his father-in-law, Capt. Brooks.