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Wheeler's from Nelson County VA
Posted by: Roby Wilson (ID *****1636) Date: January 09, 2006 at 12:48:04
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Looking for any information on the following family:

Joel Wheeler who married Lucinda Frances Purvis on 17 Dec 1831 in Nelson County, VA Their children are:
William M. Wheeler B. 1833
Mary Jane Wheeler B. 1835 (Married Joseph Graves on 11 Nov 1853)
Ann E. Wheeler B. 1837
Frances L. Wheeler B. 1839
Charles J. Wheeler B. 1842 D. 1863 (Battle of New Market)

On the 1830 census for Nelson, Co., VA there is the following:
Daniel Wheeler
Msajah Wheeler

1840 census Nelson Co.
Daniel Wheeler
Joel Wheeler
Micaj Wheeler
Sara Wheeler

1850 Census for Nelson Co;
Lucinda Wheeler 38 yrs
William M. Wheeler 17 yrs
Mary J. Wheeler 15 yrs
Ann E. Wheeler 13 yrs
Frances L. Wheeler 11 yrs
C.J. Wheeler 8 yrs.

1850
Thomas Graves 27 yrs
Matilda Graves 60 yrs
Micafah Wheeler 92 yrs

1850
Sarah Wheeler 90 yrs
Elizabeth Henderson 77 yrs
Elizabeth Henderson 7 yrs
Elizabeth Wheeler 25 yrs
Walker Wheeler 7 yrs
Martha ? 28 yrs
Richard 3 yrs
Martha 5 months

1860 census Nelson county:
Lucinda Wheeler 47 yrs
Lucinda F. Wheeler 21 yrs
Charles J. Wheeler 18 yrs.
William M. Wheeler 26 yrs

How are all these people related? Which Wheeler line does Joel fit into? Family lore has it they lived in Wheelers Cove in Nelson County near Lovingston.


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