Charity Lindsley

Copyright, Plagiarism, and Disclaimer

Copyright: The material on this website is protected by the copyright laws of the United States.

Plagiarism: Please give credit where credit is due and properly cite your source.

Disclaimer: Mistakes and errors are inevitable. Caveat emptor.

For more information, please see this page.
ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Charity Lindsley, whose parents are unknown (or untraced), died between 25 May 1751 and 29 July 1757 when she was named as one of three executors in her husband's will but then not sworn as executor when it was proved.1,2

Charity married (1) John Mott, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), 31 December 1731;3,4 she married (2) David Wheeler, son of Captain Nathaniel Wheeler and Mary (…), at Morris Co., New Jersey, 17 March 1739.5,1,2

Family 1

John Mott b. 1 Dec 1697, d. bt 27 Nov 1732 - 21 Oct 1734
  • Gershom Mott6 b. say 1731

Family 2

David Wheeler b. say 1705, d. bef. 29 Jul 1757
  • Mary Wheeler1,2 b. aft. 1740
  • Phebe Wheeler1,2 b. aft. 1740
  • Rhoda Wheeler1,2 b. aft. 1740
  • John Wheeler1,2 b. aft. 1740
  • Sarah Wheeler+1,2 b. abt. 1746, d. 25 May 1792
  • David Wheeler+1,2 b. abt. Sep 1747, d. 6 May 1775
This person was last edited on16 Apr 2020


  1. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, F:439, FHL microfilm 522737, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  2. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 3:355, liber F:439, further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  3. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 2:350; John Mott's will names wife Charity, proved 21 Oct 1734.
  4. [S2258] John E. Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany: Data Relating to the Settlement and Settlers of New York and New Jersey (subtitle varies), 5 vols. (New York, New Yorks.p., 1903-1932), 4:88 (citing "Mott Diary"), further cited as Stillwell, Historical and Genealogical Miscellany.
  5. [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.
  6. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 2:350.