Francis/4 Wheeler

M, #15392, (8 February 1697/98 - November 1774)
Father*Ens. William/3 Wheeler1 b. 8 Feb 1665/66, d. 29 May 1752
Mother*Sarah/3 Fletcher1 b. 24 Feb 1668/69, d. 25 Sep 1744
Appears on charts:Descendants of Capt. Thomas/1a Brooks
Descendants of Dea. Joshua/2a Brooks
Descendants of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks
Descendants of Mary/4a Brooks (of Daniel)
Last Edited:23 Aug 2017

Children with Mary/4a Brooks:

  • Francis/5a Wheeler11 b. 22 Feb 1724/25, d. 14 Dec 1727
  • Mary/5a Wheeler12 b. 27 Aug 1726, d. 21 Jun 1736
  • Francis/5a Wheeler13 b. 31 Jul 1728, d. 25 Jun 1778
  • Rhoda/5a Wheeler14 b. 24 Aug 1730
  • Nathaniel/5a Wheeler15 b. 29 Apr 1732, d. 11 Jul 1736
  • Miriam/5a Wheeler16 b. 3 Jan 1733/34
  • Solomon/5a Wheeler17 b. 5 Nov 1735, d. 30 Nov 1736

Child with Sarah Blood:

  • Phinehas/5 Wheeler18 b. 3 Apr 1745, d. 18 Jun 1814
Francis/4 Wheeler was born 8 Feb 1697/98 at Concord, Massachusetts.1 He married (1), by 1724, Mary, probably Mary/4a Brooks of Concord, daughter of Ens. Daniel/3a Brooks and Anna/3 Merriam,23,4,5,6 with whom he had 7 children there, and who died at Concord 24 Jul 1737, a. 37.7
     He married (2), 23 Jan 1740/41 at Concord, Sarah Blood8, who died there 17 May 1769.9 He died in Nov 1774, a. 76.10

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S185] Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635–1850, 45, Francis Wheeler b.
  2. Francis's 1st wife is variously identified as Mary Merriam [Tolman, 5] or Mary Brooks [Bond, Threlfall, Roy Brooks]. I do not find a marriage record for either wife in the published vital records of Middlesex County. The births of 7 children of Francis Wheeler & Mary his wife are found in Concord records between 22 Feb 1724/5 and 5 Nov 1735.
  3. [S83] Henry Bond, Watertown Genealogies, 2:722: "married a Wheeler."
  4. [S282] John Brooks Threlfall, "Thomas Brooks," 12: "m. Francis Wheeler, b. 8 Feb 1697/8, son of William and Sarah Wheeler."
  5. [S475] Roy I. Brooks, "The Mortimer Wilson Brooks Line, 1610-1985," 2: "married Thomas Wheeler."
  6. [S709] George Tolman, "Brooks Family" notebooks, "m Thos Wheeler."
  7. [S185] Concord BMD, 143, Mary Wheeler w. Fransis d.
  8. [S185] Concord BMD, 151, Fransis Wheeler/Sarah Blood m.
  9. [S185] Concord BMD, 223, Sarah Wheeler d.
  10. [S182] Lemuel Shattuck, History of the Town of Concord, 386, Wheeler genealogy.
  11. [S185] Concord BMD, 112, Francis Wheeler b.; 111, d.
  12. [S185] Concord BMD, 116, Mary Wheeler b.; 128, d.
  13. [S185] Concord BMD, 119, Francis Wheeler b.
  14. [S185] Concord BMD, 124, Rhoda Wheeler b.
  15. [S185] Concord BMD, 130, Nathaniel Wheeler b.; 128, d.
  16. [S185] Concord BMD, 135, Meriam Wheeler b.
  17. [S185] Concord BMD, 139, Solomon Wheeler b.; 128, d.
  18. [S185] Concord BMD, 164, Phinehas Wheeler b.