Thankful Wheeler

Female31 January 1741–23 October 1775

Brief Life History of Thankful

When Thankful Wheeler was born on 31 January 1741, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Jonathan Wheeler, was 33 and her mother, Esther Denison, was 26. She died on 23 October 1775, in her hometown, at the age of 34, and was buried in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Jonathan Wheeler
Esther Denison
Esther Wheeler
Prudence Wheeler
Johnathan Wheeler Jr
Richard W Wheeler
Thankful Wheeler
Anna Wheeler
John Wheeler
David Wheeler
Content Wheeler
Zerviah Wheeler
Patience Wheeler
Joshua Wheeler Senior

Sources (5)

  • Thankful Wheeler, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Thankful Wheeler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Thankful Wheeler, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a wheelwright, a maker of wheels (primarily for carts and other vehicles, but also other kinds of wheels, for use in spinning or other manufacturing processes), from Middle English wheler, whegheler, a derivative of Old English hweogol, hweowol, hwēol ‘wheel’.

History: A founder of Salisbury, NH, in 1634 was John Wheeler.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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