JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK




WILL OF JAMES WHEELER

Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY



WILL OF JAMES WHEELER

JAMES WHEELER of Brownville, Jefferson Co., named wife, RACHAL WHEELER. Named grandson, LEONARD WHEELER of Brownville. Named son, LEONARD WHEELER and wife, UNISE. Named other children: JOHNATHAN, SILAS, EPHRAIM and ROSWELL WHEELER. RACHAL SCOTT, LEAH GROW, FANEY CROSLEY and PAUL HILDRETH. Roswell Wheeler named executor. Will dated 7 March 1834. /s/ James Wheeler
Witnesses: JAMES ALLEN of Brownville, BERIAH ALLEN of Brownville, JAMES ALLEN of Brownville.

Jefferson Co. NY wills: Vol. A, p. 139

NOTE: No Petition and no proof date. The 1860 census of Brownville, Jefferson Co. shows Leonard Wheeler, age 47, b New Hampshire and wife, Hannah Wheeler, age 38, b NY.

NNY Genealogy Stories in Stone lists Leonard Wheeler died 15 Feb. 1880 at 68 years; buried Dexter Cemetery in Brownville. Hannah Greenman Wheeler, wife of Leonard died 22 July 1887 at 65 years and is buried in the Dexter Cemetery.

Probable children:
Hannah Wheeler b 12 Mar. 1775
Jonathan Wheeler b 18 April 1777
Silas Wheeler b 21 May 1780 m Sally Bishop
Rachel Wheeler b 3 Nov. 1782 m ____Scott
Ephraim Wheeler b 26 Jan 1785
Leonard Wheeler b. 14 July 1787 m. Eunice Daggett
Roswell Wheeler b 11 May 1790
Leah Wheeler b 23 June 1792 m Eaton Grow
Fanny Wheeler b 1 Dec. 1794 m ____Crosley


Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.


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