Family:Gabriel Wheldon and Jane Unknown (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] abt 1611 record not found in Nottinghamshire
abt 13 April 1614
ABT 1619
28 Oct 1694
20 Nov 1711

This is Gabriel Whelden's first wife, usually presumed to be the mother of all his children. See the discussion of Gabriel Whelden's wives on Person:Gabriel Wheldon (3).

Researchers Jan Porter and Dan Stramara found the baptism records of Gabriel's children in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, as published in their article, "The Origins of Gabriel Whelden of Yarmouth and Malden, Massachusetts," in Register 163:254:

A radial search around Arnold soon revealed that all of Gabriel Whelden's known children were baptized at S. Leodegarius Church in Basford, Nottinghamshire, three miles southwest of Arnold. Both parishes are in Sherwood Forest, just north of Nottingnham.
  • Thomas Whelden the sonne of Gabriel Whelden was baptized the first day of ffebruarie [1611/2]
  • Kathren Weelden the daughter of Gabriel Weelden baptized the 6 of march [1616/7]
  • Henry Wheeldon the sonne of Gabriel Wheeldon baptized the one and twentieth day of ffebruarie [1618/9]
  • Mary Wheeldon the daughter of Gabriel Wheelden [and] Martha Wheeldon the daughter of Gabriel Wheeldon [:] Both of them together baptized the third and twentieth day of December [1621]
  • John Wildon sonne of Gabriel Wildon was baptized the fifth day of November [1623]
  • Ruth Wheelding baptized fifth july the daughter of Gabriel Wheldon [1626]
  • Thomas Wilden the sonne of Gabriel Wilden was buryed the 15 of April [1614]
  • John Weelding son of Gabrill baptized 4 Oct 1630

Note 13 of this article points out this:

The Basford parish registers have been microfiched by the Manuscripts and Special Collections Department at the University of Nottingham ( The earliest records are quite damaged and in several places totally illegible.
  1. "The Origins of Gabriel Whelden of Yarmouth and Malden, Massachusetts", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 163:253-261, October 2009, Secondary quality.