David Wheeler

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
David Wheeler, son of Captain Nathaniel Wheeler and Mary (…), was born say 1705.1 He died at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey, before 29 July 1757, when his will was proved.2,3

David married, as her 2nd husband, Charity Lindsley, whose parents are unknown but was the widow of John Mott, at Morris Co., New Jersey, 17 March 1739.4,2,5

David Wheeler left a will dated at Hanover, 25 May 1751, and proved 29 July 1757, naming:
wife Charity
sons David and John
daughters Mary, Phebe, Rhoda, & Sarah
executors: wife Charity, Gershom Mott, Jacob Ford Esq, Timothy Tuttle, John Ross.2,5


Charity Lindsley d. bt 25 May 1751 - 29 Jul 1757
  • Mary Wheeler2,5 b. aft. 1740
  • Phebe Wheeler2,5 b. aft. 1740
  • Rhoda Wheeler2,5 b. aft. 1740
  • John Wheeler2,5,6 b. aft. 1740
  • Sarah Wheeler+2,5 b. abt. 1746, d. 25 May 1792
  • David Wheeler+2,5 b. abt. Sep 1747, d. 6 May 1775
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  1. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 4:472, further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  2. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, F:439, FHL microfilm 522737, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  3. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 3:355 liber F:439.
  4. [S1097] William Nelson, New Jersey Marriage Records 1665-1800: Edited, With an Historical Introduction on the Early Marriage Laws of New Jersey, and the Precedents on Which they Were Founded (1900; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1982), 283, further cited as Nelson, New Jersey Marriage Records.
  5. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 3:355, liber F:439.
  6. [S1007] Henry W. Pilch, "Wheeler Family," Genealogies of New Jersey Families From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Volume I: Families A-Z; Pre-American Notes on Old New Netherland Families, Joseph R. Klett, editor (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1996), 994 XL (1965): 86, further cited as New Jersey Families.