David Wheeler

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
David Wheeler, son of David Wheeler and Charity (---), was born in 1748.1 He died at Whippany, Morris Co., New Jersey, 8 March 1775.2,3,4

David married Hannah Youngs, daughter of Reverend David Youngs and Bethia Parshall, 25 May 1769.5,2

Administration on his estate was granted to his widow, 5 June 1775, at Morris Co., New Jersey.4


Hannah Youngs b. 13 Jun 1747, d. 15 Nov 1827
  • David Youngs Wheeler2 b. 12 Mar 1770
  • Sarah Piersall Wheeler+2 b. 1 Mar 1774, d. 9 Dec 1857
  • Stevens Johnes Wheeler2 b. 15 Jul 1775, d. 13 Jan 1845


  1. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885 (Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 253, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers. Age 27 when he died.
  2. [S56] First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers, 253.
  3. [S1003] William Ogden Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, "Cemetery Records at Whippany & Hanover, Morris County, N.J.," The New Jersey Genesis 11 (Oct 1963 and Jan 1964): 443-447, 455-456, at 445, further cited as Wheeler and Halsey, "Whippany & Hanover Burials."
  4. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, M:32, FHL microfilm 522740, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  5. [S318] Selah Younges Jr., Youngs Family: Vicar Christopher Younges: His Ancestors in England and His Descendants in America: A History and Genealogy (New York: p.p., 1907), further cited as Younges, Youngs Family.