Thankful Wheeler

31 January 1741–23 October 1775 (Age 34)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life 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, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Wheeler
1707–1790
Esther Denison
1714–1799
Esther Wheeler
1732–1762
Prudence Wheeler
1734–1802
Johnathan Wheeler Jr
1737–1807
Richard W Wheeler
1739–1799
Thankful Wheeler
1741–1775
Hanna Wheeler
1744–1837
John Wheeler
1744–1795
David Wheeler
1747–1774
Content Wheeler
1749–1831
Zerviah Wheeler
1752–1819
Patience Wheeler
1756–1850
Joshua Wheeler, Sr
1761–1843

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

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  • Thankful Wheeler, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Thankful Wheeler, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Thankful Wheeler, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

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