Philip Wheeler

Brief Life History of Philip

When Philip Wheeler was born on 24 October 1762, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Phillip Wheeler, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ingalls, was 27. He married Mercy Phillips on 20 October 1781, in Dighton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Philip Wheeler
Mercy Phillips
Marriage: 20 October 1781
Naomi Wheeler
Philip Wheeler
Marcy Wheeler

Sources (12)

  • Vital Records of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, 1642-1896, Births.
  • Philip Wheeler, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924"
  • Philip Wheeler, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

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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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