Capt. Benjamin WHEELER, Jr.

Male 1795 - 1842  (46 years)


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  • Name Capt. Benjamin WHEELER, Jr. 
    Title Capt. 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 26 Nov 1795  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Benjamin, s. of Benjamin and Patty, Nov. 26, 1795 [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Oct 1842  New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2191  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2012 

    Father Benjamin WHEELER,   b. 18 Aug 1768, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1848  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Polly FITCH,   b. 23 Oct 1770,   d. 27 Apr 1818, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1794  Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13372  Group Sheet

    Family Eliza ORDWAY,   b. 11 Dec 1808, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1881, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1828  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Benjamin Wheeler, Jr. and Eliza Ordway cites both their residences as Concord, New Hampshire, and date and place of marriage. [3]
    Children 
     1. John Clement WHEELER,   b. 11 Oct 1829, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1894, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Giles WHEELER,   b. 7 Aug 1834, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1915, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Isaac Fitch WHEELER,   b. 18 Apr 1836, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1902, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Albert Francis WHEELER,   b. 15 Mar 1839, Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1844  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F2119  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Nov 1795 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1828 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Oct 1842 - New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of Captain Benjamin Wheeler & Elizabeth Ordway and their children John, Isaac, and Albert.
    Headstone of Captain Benjamin Wheeler & Elizabeth Ordway and their children John, Isaac, and Albert.

  • Notes 
    • 1860 census of Concord, Ward 7, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 16 August 1860:

      - Wheeler, Benjamin, age 65, occupation Farmer, real estate value $1,000, personal property value $1,000, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Eliza, age 52, born New Hamshire.
      - Wheeler, John C., age 31, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Giles, age 25, occupation Carpenter, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Sarah, age 25, born New Hampshire.
      - Wheeler, Isaac, age 24, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.

      The house after is Eliza's brother:

      - Ordway, Giles W., age 48, occupation stone mason, real estate value $4,000, personal property $600, born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Betsey, age 36, born Massachusetts.
      - Ordway, Henry J., ag 21, born New Hampshire.
      - Ordway, Elizabeth J., age 1, born New Hampshire.
      - Abbott, Mary, age 73, born New Hampshire.


  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Massachusetts Vital Records Website, website: http://ma-vitalrecords.org/.
      Woburn, Vol. 1, pg. 273

    2. [S10] gravestone.

    3. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947