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Mary (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1682.1 She died at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey, 22 July 1721,1 and was first buried at the "Old Burial Gound", Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey.1 That cemetery was later demolished by the City of Newark and the stones and remains were transferred to a plot at Fairmount Cemetery. Mary's stone was apparently lost.1,2

Mary married Captain Nathaniel Wheeler, son of Nathaniel Wheeler and Esther Botsford, say 1699.1


Captain Nathaniel Wheeler b. abt. 1677, d. 15 Mar 1761
  • Nathaniel Wheeler1,3,4 b. abt. 1700
  • Sarah Wheeler3,1 b. abt. 1700
  • Johanna Wheeler3,1 b. abt. 1700
  • David Wheeler+3,1 b. say 1705, d. bef. 29 Jul 1757
This person was last edited on9 Mar 2022


  1. [S1001] John S. Condit, "Tombstone Inscriptions from 'Old Burial Ground' of Newark, N.J.," The New Jersey Genesis 4 (January - July 1957): 123-124, 134, 146, at 146, further cited as Condit, "Newark Burials."
  2. [S2323] Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed March 2022), memorial page for Mary Bridges Wheeler, Find a Grave memorial #124526579, maintained by NotYourTime, further cited as Find A Grave.
  3. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, G:405, FHL microfilm 522738, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  4. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 4:472, liber G:405, further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.