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John Wheeler

Male 1829 - 1912  (82 years)


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  • Name John Wheeler 
    Born 25 October 1829  Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 23 May 1912  Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From The genealogical and Encyclopedic History of the Wheeler Family in America, American College of Genealogy, 1914:
      John Wheeler, son of Platt and Sally (Wicks) Wheeler. Born at Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y., Oct. 25, 1829; died May 23 1912. Married at Charlton, Saratoga Co., N.Y., Sept. 7, 1858, Amanda Jane Abell, who was born at Ballston, N.Y., Dec. 1, 1829; died Jan. 29 1871, dau. of Roger Clark Abell and Angelica (Jones) Abell. Married (2) at Ballston., N.Y., March 7, 1872, Martha Tibbetts, who was born March 7, 1821; died Nov. 12, 1897, dau. of John Tibbetts and Lucy Ann (Lacy) Tibbetts.
      Children, 1st marriage:
      George Platt Wheeler, born Sept. 7, 1859; m. Oct. 26, 1880, Clarinda Harnette Cole, b. at Ballston Spa, N.Y., Jan. 17, 1862. Ch: Joseph Platt Wheeler, b. Sept. 5, 1882; d. Oct. 31 1905.
      Minnie Evans Wheeler, born June 8, 1865.
      Children, 2nd marriage:
      Lewis Tibbetts Wheeler, born Feb. 1, 1875; d. Jan. 14, 1876.
      Adele Wheeler, born May 24, 1877; m. Aug. 30, 1899, Frank Sherman Betts, b. at Ballston Spa, N.Y., Feb. 11, 1875. Ch: 1. Esther Wheeler Betts, b. June 27, 19905. 2. Isabell McBride Betts, b. Sept. 20, 1909.

      1870 Federal Census. Ballston, Saratoga County, New York
      Roll 1088, page 15B
      Post Office Ballston
      John Wheeler, 40, farmer, $7600 real estate, $2500 personal estate
      Amanda Wheeler, 40, keeping house
      George P. Wheeler, 10
      Minnie E. Wheeler, 5
      Hannah Bliss, 14, domestic servant
      Henry Wymer, 17, farm laborer
      All were born in New York

      1880 Federal Census. Ballston, Saratoga County, New York
      Roll 928, page 5B
      John Wheeler, 50, farmer, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY
      Martha Wheeler, 39, wife, keeping house, b. NY, parents b. NY
      George Wheeler, 20, son, farmer, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Minnie Wheeler, 15, daughter, attending school, b. ditto
      Alice Adel Wheeler, 3, daughter, b. ditto

      1900 Federal Census. Ballston, Saratoga County, New York
      Roll 1158, page 20B
      John Wheeler, head, b. Oct 1829, 70, widowed, b. NY, father b. CT, mother b. NY, farmer
      Frank S. Betts, son in law, b. 1876, 23, m. 1 year, b. NY, parents b. NY, farm laborer
      Adella Betts, daugher, b. May 1878, 22, m. 1 year, no children, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Nancy Able, sister, b. Nov 1820, 79, widowed, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Owen Jeffers, help, b. 1876, 23, single, b. NY, farm laborer

      1910 Federal Census. Ballston, Saratoga County, New York
      Roll T624_1076, page 11A
      Frank S. Betts, head, 35, m1. 10 years, b. NY, parents b. NY, farmer
      Adell Betts, wife, 32, m1. 10 years, 2 children, living, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Esther W. Betts, daughter, 4, b. NY, parents b. NY
      Isabella McB. Betts, daughter, 2 months, b. ditto
      John Wheeler, father-in-law, 80, widowed, b. NY, parents b. CT, own income [retired]
    Person ID I73026  Schirado
    Last Modified 24 May 2012 

    Father Platt Wheeler,   b. 4 January 1787, Weston, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sally Wicks,   b. 19 March 1798, Charleton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F49391  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Amanda Jane Abell,   b. 1 December 1829, Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 January 1871, Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 7 September 1858  Charlton, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F49393  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Martha Tibbetts,   b. 7 March 1841,   d. 12 November 1897, Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 7 March 1872  Ballston, Saratoga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F75152  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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