Individual Details

David Wheeler

(Abt, 1627 - Abt, 1697)

David Wheeler was born abut 1627 in or near Salibury, Wiltshire, England. He came to New England on the Confidence, probably about age 11, maybe as a servant for father's friend Ludwell or Wilde. David married Sarah Wise in Newbury, Massachusetts June 18, 1650. During their courtship they were called to court for gathering peas on the Sabbath, really. They had nine children. David is mentioned in his father's will, my Son David Wheeler ten pounds of that debt which hee owes mee.


BirthAbt, 1627Wiltshire, England
Arrival1638on the Confidence - Massachusetts, United States
CivilSeptember, 1646gathering pease on the Sabbath day - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
MarriageJune 18, 1650Newbury, British America - Sarah Wise
CivilMarch 28, 1668in Father's will - Newbury, British America
DeathAbt, 1697Rowley, British America


SpouseSarah Wise (1625 - 1707)
ChildAbigail Wheeler (1655 - 1742)
FatherJohn Wheeler (1591 - 1670)
MotherAnn Yeoman (1592 - 1662)
SiblingAnn Wheeler (1629 - 1688)