Thomas Wheeler

12 September 1764–14 November 1814 (Age 50)
Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Wheeler was born on 12 September 1764, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Isaac Wheeler, was 66 and his mother, Sarah Darling, was 41. He married Hannah Grant on 24 November 1785, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 November 1814, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Wheeler
1764–1814
Hannah Grant
1760–1860
Marriage: 24 November 1785
Naomi Wheeler
1792–
Cyrus Wheeler
1794–
Samuel Wheeler
1797–
Thomas Wheeler
1799–1803
Hannah Wheeler
1801–
Thomas Wheeler
1803–

Spouse and Children

    Male1764–1814Male

    Hannah Grant

    Female1760–1860Female

MARRIAGE
24 November 1785
Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Naomi Wheeler

    Female1792–Female

    Cyrus Wheeler

    Male1794–Male

    Samuel Wheeler

    Male1797–Male

    Thomas Wheeler

    Male1799–1803Male

    Hannah Wheeler

    Female1801–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 12

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 16

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

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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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Thomas Wheeler, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Thomas Wheeler, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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