Nathaniel Wheeler

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
Nathaniel Wheeler, son of Thomas Wheeler and Joan (…), was born probably shortly before his baptism at Milford, Connecticut, 20 February 1642/43.1 He died at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey, 4 October 1726.1

Nathaniel married Esther Botsford, daughter of Henry Botsford and Elizabeth (…), at Milford 27 June 1665.2,3

Nathaniel left a will dated at Newark, 21 August 1724, proved 24 February 1726/7 naming:
wife Esther
sons Nathaniel, Samuel,
Grandson David Williiams
daughter Esther Williams, deceased
daughter Hannah Williams, deceased
daughter Elizabeth Ogden
unnamed children of the deceased daughters
sons Nathaniel and Samuel executors.4


Esther Botsford b. 11 Jul 1647, d. aft. 24 Feb 1726/27
  • Samuel Wheeler5 b. aft. 1666
  • Esther Wheeler6 b. aft. 1666, d. bef. 21 Aug 1724
  • Hannah Wheeler5 b. aft. 1666, d. bef. 21 Aug 1724
  • Elizabeth Wheeler5 b. aft. 1666, d. 21 Aug 1724
  • Captain Nathaniel Wheeler+1 b. abt. 1677, d. 15 Mar 1761
This person was last edited on14 Nov 2015


  1. [S51] C. H. Cory, Lineal Ancestors of Susan (Kitchell) Mulford, Mother of Mrs Susan (Mulford) Cory, Vol IV, Pt 2 ([United States]: [C.H. Cory], 1937), 223-240, further cited as Cory, Ancestors of Susan Mulford.
  2. [S22] Susan W. Abbott, Families of Early Milford (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1979), 797, further cited as Abbott, Milford Families.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1639, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S1033] New Jersey, Record of wills in New Jersey, 1705-1804, B:59, FHL microfilm 522735, further cited as New Jersey Wills.
  5. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 1:502, further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.
  6. [S1998] Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 1:502, liber B:59.