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William Hascall

M, #871, born 11 June 1674
Relationship6th great-granduncle of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Life Events

Birth*William Hascall was born on 11 June 1674 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
Last Edited27 February 2000

Patience Hascall

F, #872, born 1 February 1677/78, died 14 February 1703/4
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Life Events

Birth*Patience Hascall was born on 1 February 1677/78 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
Death*Patience Hascall died on 14 February 1703/4 in Middleboro, Massachusetts, in her 27th year. 
Last Edited5 March 2012

Bethijah Hascall

F, #873, born 15 January 1679/80
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Family

John? Drew? born about 1680?

Life Events

Birth*Bethijah Hascall was born on 15 January 1679/80 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
Marriage*She married John? Drew? 
Last Edited29 September 2001

Mary Hascall

F, #874, born 4 July 1684
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Family

Scotto Clark born about 1680

Life Events

Birth*Mary Hascall was born on 4 July 1684 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
Marriage*She married Scotto Clark on 17 April 1706.1 
Last Edited29 September 2001

Citations

  1. [S300] Marriage record, Rochester Vital Records.

Josiah Hascall

M, #875, born 18 June 1686
Relationship6th great-granduncle of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Family 1

Sarah Kanady born about 1690

Family 2

Sarah Brayley born about 1690

Life Events

Birth*Josiah Hascall was born on 18 June 1686 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
Marriage*He married Sarah Kanady on 26 March 1718. 
Marriage*Josiah Hascall married Sarah Brayley on 27 March 1729. 
Last Edited29 September 2001

Susannah Hascall

F, #876, born 15 January 1688/89
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*John Hascall born between 1640 and 1645, died 15 May 1706
Mother*Patience Soule born about 1645, died 11 March 1704/5

Family

Thomas Paine born about 1690

Life Events

Birth*Susannah Hascall was born on 15 January 1688/89 in Middleboro, Massachusetts. 
BirthShe was born on 15 January 1691.1 
Marriage*She married Thomas Paine on 21 February 1711/12. 
Last Edited17 October 2001

Citations

  1. [S425] , The American Genealogist.

Dolly Titus

F, #877, born about 1800

Family

Rodney Hascall born 10 May 1796, died 15 July 1857
Child

Life Events

Birth*Dolly Titus was born about 1800. 
Marriage*She married Rodney Hascall, son of Rev. Jonathan Hascall Jr. and Anna Starkweather, in 1820.1 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited14 May 2006

Citations

  1. [S278] Deposition: Eliza Shephard's petition for Civil War pension on her son Benjamin's record.

Isaac W. Skinner

M, #878, born about 1790

Family

MollyPolly Haskell born 1 March 1795, died 10 March 1881

Life Events

Birth*Isaac W. Skinner was born about 1790. 
Marriage*He married MollyPolly Haskell, daughter of Rev. Jonathan Hascall Jr. and Anna Starkweather, on 22 July 1816. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited27 September 2000

Asa Byrum

M, #879, born 1832, died 1855

Family

Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855
Children

Life Events

Birth*Asa Byrum was born in 1832 in New York. 
Marriage*He married Mary J. Haskell, daughter of James Hascall M.D. and Eliza Shepard, before 1850. 
Death*Asa Byrum died in 1855 in New York. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited5 May 2000

Kit Byrum

F, #880, born after 1850
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Asa Byrum born 1832, died 1855
Mother*Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855

Life Events

Birth*Kit Byrum was born after 1850. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited5 May 2000

Dora Byrum

F, #881, born after 1850
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Asa Byrum born 1832, died 1855
Mother*Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855

Life Events

Birth*Dora Byrum was born after 1850. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited27 February 2000

Lizzie Byrum

F, #882, born after 1850
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Asa Byrum born 1832, died 1855
Mother*Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855

Life Events

Birth*Lizzie Byrum was born after 1850. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited5 May 2000

George A. Byrum

M, #883, born about 1851
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Asa Byrum born 1832, died 1855
Mother*Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855

Life Events

Birth*George A. Byrum was born about 1851 in New York. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited27 February 2000

Marena Byrum

F, #884, born about 1851
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Asa Byrum born 1832, died 1855
Mother*Mary J. Haskell born 1832, died 1855

Life Events

Birth*Marena Byrum was born about 1851 in New York. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited5 May 2000

Charles Henry Haskell

M, #885, born 1836, died about 1875
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*James Hascall M.D. born 10 May 1800, died after 1847
Mother*Eliza Shepard born 1799, died 1869

Life Events

Birth*Charles Henry Haskell was born in 1836 in Pennsylvania.1 
Death*Charles Henry Haskell died about 1875 in Utica, New York. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited20 April 2006

Citations

  1. [S409] Family records, H. Dewey Fry. <e-mail address>

George D. Haskell

M, #886, born about 1830, died 16 July 1902
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*James Hascall M.D. born 10 May 1800, died after 1847
Mother*Eliza Shepard born 1799, died 1869

Family 1

Ledema Folsom born about 1830

Family 2

Lu Lu Culbertson born after 1820

Life Events

Birth*George D. Haskell was born about 1830 in Buffalo, Erie, New York. 
Marriage*He married Ledema Folsom in 1850 in Allegany, New York.1 
Marriage*George D. Haskell married Lu Lu Culbertson.2 
Death*George D. Haskell died on 16 July 1902 in Hutton Valley, Missouri. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited4 July 2000

Citations

  1. [S284] Church of the Latter Day Saints/FamilySearch.org, Family Group Sheet. Source: Genealogy of the Folsom Family, p. 276.
  2. [S278] Deposition: Application for pension.

Ledema Folsom

F, #887, born about 1830

Family

George D. Haskell born about 1830, died 16 July 1902

Life Events

Birth*Ledema Folsom was born about 1830. 
Marriage*She married George D. Haskell, son of James Hascall M.D. and Eliza Shepard, in 1850 in Allegany, New York.1 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited27 February 2000

Citations

  1. [S284] Church of the Latter Day Saints/FamilySearch.org, Family Group Sheet. Source: Genealogy of the Folsom Family, p. 276.

John Taylor Russell

M, #888, born 30 September 1835, died before 11 October 1881

Family

Helen Ann La Bonte born 9 August 1837, died 1924

Life Events

Birth*John Taylor Russell was born on 30 September 1835. 
Marriage*He married Helen Ann La Bonte, daughter of Noel* La Bonte and Evina Schryver, on 29 December 1859 in Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York.1 
Death*John Taylor Russell died before 11 October 1881. 
Burial*He was buried on 11 October 1881 at Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, Dutchess, New York, age 46y 0m 12d. 
Last Edited5 March 2012

Citations

  1. [S308] Family records, A.A. Vigars.

Lu Lu Culbertson

F, #889, born after 1820

Family

George D. Haskell born about 1830, died 16 July 1902

Life Events

Birth*Lu Lu Culbertson was born after 1820. 
Marriage*She married George D. Haskell, son of James Hascall M.D. and Eliza Shepard.1 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited27 February 2000

Citations

  1. [S278] Deposition: Application for pension.

George* Soule**

M, #890, born before 1600, died before 22 January 1677/78
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Much more copyrighted information is available. Especially see Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historical & Genealogical Society, 1995).

Family

Mary* Buckett (Becket) born about 1610, died December 1676
Child

Life Events

Birth*George* Soule** was born before 1600 in England. 
Immigration*He immigrated in 1620 on the Mayflower. 
Marriage*He married Mary* Buckett (Becket) before 1626 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 
Death*George* Soule** died before 22 January 1677/78 in Duxbury, Massachusetts. 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
George Soule to William Wheeler
Last Edited31 October 2013

Mary* Buckett (Becket)

F, #891, born about 1610, died December 1676
Relationship8th great-grandmother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..

Family

George* Soule** born before 1600, died before 22 January 1677/78
Child

Life Events

Birth*Mary* Buckett (Becket) was born about 1610. 
Marriage*She married George* Soule** before 1626 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 
Immigration*Mary* Buckett (Becket) immigrated before 1626. 
Death*Mary* Buckett (Becket) died in December 1676 in Duxbury, Massachusetts. 
Note*Mary is listed as a passenger on the "Anne." 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
George Soule to William Wheeler
Last Edited31 October 2013

Emma Wright

F, #892, born February 1844, died 1 July 1918
RelationshipGrandmother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*David W. Wright born about 1820
Mother*Sarah Unknown born 1815

Family 1

Unknown Stephens born about 1850?
Child

Family 2

Trusten P. Lofland born November 1847
Children

Life Events

Birth*Emma Wright was born in February 1844 in Missouri.1,2 
Name-OthShe was also found as Emily in 1850.3 
Marriage*She married Unknown Stephens before 1870. 
Census*Emma Wright appeared on the census of 1880 at Locust, Christian, Illinois, Emma age 35, housekeeper in home of William Bafford, with her son Eugene Stephens; states father born KY, mother born TN.4 
Residence*Emma Wright lived in February 1884 at Locust Township, Christian, Illinois. 
Marriage*She married Trusten P. Lofland, son of Joshua Lofland and Marg. Milman, on 24 February 1884. Her children with Trusten were twins.2,5,6 
Death*Emma Wright died on 1 July 1918 in Taylorville, Christian, Illinois.7 
Note*Her address was 309 Park St., Taylorville, IL, according to a letter from Lloyd Wheeler to the U.S. Government explaining his delay in proceeding to a new post. This letter, dated 9 July 1918, announced his mother-in-law's death the preceding Monday. She is buried in Block 19, Lot 7, Gravesite: South half, according to a letter from the cemetery to DJW.
Emma was married first to Levi Hinton, second to Edward Stephens, finally to Trusten P. Lofland. There was another child by an earlier marriage mentioned in her obituary, but nothing further is known. 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
Last Edited31 October 2013

Citations

  1. [S287] Obituary, In DJW files.
  2. [S312] Census, 1900.
  3. [S312] Census, 1850.
  4. [S312] Census.
  5. [S300] Marriage record, Register of Marriages, Christian County, IL.
  6. [S492] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index - Online, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as Illinois Marriage Record.
  7. [S309] Cemetery record, Taylorville, IL Cemetery.
  8. [S312] Census, 1880 Census.

Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M.1

M, #894, born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Postcard showing Gordon and Lloyd, Jr. with mom and dad (Ida and Lloyd Wheeler)
RelationshipFather of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Arthur Hamilton Wheeler born 30 October 1857, died 31 March 1932
Mother*Grace Gertrude Caswell born 28 March 1863, died 1893

Family

Ida Mae Lofland born October 1885, died 8 July 1944
Children

Life Events

NoteSeveral postcards show Lloyd and Ida were in Colorado and Wyoming before returning east where Lloyd died in 1920.2 
Residence*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. lived WWI Military draft record.3 
Birth*He was born on 22 August 1882 in Lyndon, Cattaraugus, New York.4 
Marriage*He married Ida Mae Lofland, daughter of Trusten P. Lofland and Emma Wright, on 3 January 1909 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.5,6 
Census*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. appeared on the census of 1910 with wife and 5 month-old son, Loyd A. Wheeler, Jr.7 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1920 in East St. Louis, ILL. with wife Ida and children Lloyd A. age 10, Gordon age 8, Jessie age 6, and Gertrude age 4. First three children were born in Colorado; Gertrude was born in New York.8 
Death*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. died on 4 February 1921 in East St. Louis, Illinois.9 
NotePer obituary (Cuba, NY newspaper within days of his death): At time of death, he was living in East St. Louis, Ill and would be buried in Taylorville, Ill. Birth & education info is same as Cornell provided. Obit states that he was married in Boseman, MT to Miss Ida Loflin (Lofland in other records) of Taylorsville, Ill; also that he leaves four (should be five) children besides a brother Winfield of Cuba (actually a stepbrother) and Mrs. George Price (Blanche) of Willard, NY; also that he belonged to the Masons and was a member of Cuba lodge. A handwritten note in the Cornell Univ. file cites A.J. Maloney 2/11/21 as source of information on Lloyd's death. 
Note*Per Cornell University records: Hon. member Society of Comparative Medicine. Was in private practice at Bozeman, Montana for about six months following graduation from Cornell. Then received an appointment as government veterinarian following a competitive examination (1910). Addresses in Cornell's records include: c/o A. H. Wheeler, RFD # 5, Cuba, NY; Dr. Lloyd Anthony Wheeler, Basin, Wyoming; 320 Swincy Bldg., Denver Colorado.1 
NoteWilliam Wheeler's birth certificate shows father's birth place as Cuba, NY, but no records in Cuba confirm this. 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
Descendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
William Bradford to William Wheeler
Stephen Hopkins to William Wheeler
George Soule to William Wheeler
DNA Chart - Wheeler/ Willour Line
Last Edited31 October 2013

Citations

  1. [S400] Cornell University Alumni Records, , Rare and Manuscript Collections, University Library, Ithaca, NY (Elaine Engst, University Archivist) March 12, 1996.
  2. [S292] Personal papers, Scrapbook compiled by Dale Gordon Wheeler.
  3. [S284] Church of the Latter Day Saints/FamilySearch.org, Name:     Lloyd Anthony Wheeler
    Event Type:     Draft Registration
    Event Date:     1917-1918
    Event Place:     Christian County, Illinois, United States
    Gender:     Male
    Birth Date:     22 Aug 1882
    Birthplace:     , , United States
    Nationality:     United States
    Affiliate Publication Title:     World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
    Affiliate Publication Number:     M1509
    GS Film number:     1504088
    Digital Folder Number:     005248320
    Image Number:     04685

    Citing this Record:
    "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K681-MWB : accessed 22 Aug 2013), Lloyd Anthony Wheeler, 1917-1918.
  4. [S307] Birth Certificate: Personal papers.
  5. [S409] Family records, e-mail address.
  6. [S300] Marriage record, Chicago, IL marriage certificate.
  7. [S312] Census, 1910: Newcastle, Weston, WY.
  8. [S312] Census, 1920.
  9. [S288] Death record.

Ida Mae Lofland

F, #895, born October 1885, died 8 July 1944
Ida Lofland Wheeler with her five children
RelationshipMother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Trusten P. Lofland born November 1847
Mother*Emma Wright born February 1844, died 1 July 1918

Family

Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Children

Life Events

Name-OthIda Mae Lofland was also found as Lafland.1 
Birth*She was born in October 1885 in Owaneco, Illinois. 
Census*She appeared on the census of 1900 at Locust Township, Christian, Illinois, with brother William and mother Emma.1 
Marriage*She married Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M., son of Arthur Hamilton Wheeler and Grace Gertrude Caswell, on 3 January 1909 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.2,3 
CensusIda Mae Lofland appeared on the census of 1910 at Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, Ida M. Wheeler b. abt 1836 in IL, with husband Loyd A. and son Loyd A.4 
Death*Ida Mae Lofland died on 8 July 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland. 
Burial*She was buried after 8 July 1944 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, Christian, Illinois.5 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
Descendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
William Bradford to William Wheeler
Stephen Hopkins to William Wheeler
George Soule to William Wheeler
Last Edited31 October 2013

Citations

  1. [S312] Census, 1900.
  2. [S409] Family records, e-mail address.
  3. [S300] Marriage record, Chicago, IL marriage certificate.
  4. [S312] Census, 1910.
  5. [S309] Cemetery record, Grave site: Block 19, Lot 7, South 1/2.

Lt. Lloyd Arthur Wheeler1,2

M, #896, born 7 November 1909, died 9 December 1940
Lloyd Arthur Wheeler 1936
RelationshipBrother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Mother*Ida Mae Lofland born October 1885, died 8 July 1944

Life Events

Name-OthLt. Lloyd Arthur Wheeler was also found as Loyd. 
Birth*He was born on 7 November 1909 in Trinidad, Colorado. Tombstone gives his birth state as Colorado.1,3 
Death*Lt. Lloyd Arthur Wheeler died on 9 December 1940 in Ft. Knox, Kentucky, Information from Death Certificate includes sex: Male; color: white; married; name of wife: unknown; age: 28 years; usual occupation: Officer U.S. Army; informant: Personel (sic) Files, Fort Knox, Kentucky; usual residence of deceased: Washington, D.C., 3333 North West Street; Citizen; died December 9, 1940 at 1:30 a.m; was dead on admission; immediate cause of death: Intra-cranial injuries and multiple skull fractures due to auto accident; no autopsy performed; date of occurrence December 9, 1940 on Highway 31W, a public place.4 
Obituary
"Wheeler, Lieut. Lloyd Arthur-- Suddenly on Monday, December 9, 1940 at Firt Knox, KY, Lieut. Lloyd Arthur Wheeler, the beloved husband of Jean C. Wheeler and father of Lawrence Allen Wheeler. Also survived by his mother, Mrs. Ida Wheeler, of Baltimore, MD. Remains in resting at Chambers Georgetown funeral home, Thirty-first and M Sts., N.W. Funeral services will be held at Chambers Georgetown funeral home on Thursday, December 12, at 2 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment Arlington National Cemetery."5
 
Burial*He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.6 
Note*Lloyd was in the U.S. Army Infantry Reserves and assigned to the Secret Service at the time of his death. Family lore suggests his death was suspicious because he was found in his car which was turned over but there were no skid marks. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited23 May 2012

Citations

  1. [S312] Census, 1910.
  2. [S287] Obituary.
  3. [S308] Family records, per son.
  4. [S288] Death record.
  5. [S308] , Scrapbook belonging to Dale Gordon Wheeler.
  6. [S401] Ancestry Web Site,, Military.

Dale Gordon Wheeler R.N.

M, #897, born 1911, died 12 November 1954
Dale Gordon Wheeler, R.N.
RelationshipBrother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Mother*Ida Mae Lofland born October 1885, died 8 July 1944

Life Events

Birth*Dale Gordon Wheeler R.N. was born in 1911. 
NoteDale's birth announcement is shown above. Click on the camera icons. 
Milit-Beg*He enlisted on 5 February 1940. He served in the Naval Reserve and Navy as Chief Pharmacist's Mate, NP Specialist, and was in charge of the Field Hospital in the Marshalls. This newspaper article provides an overview of his service.1
Death*Dale Gordon Wheeler R.N. died on 12 November 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. 
Note*Gordon died of a heart attack while on vacation in Chicago. He was working as a registered nurse in Harlem Valley State Hospital, Wingdale, NY. He had served in the U.S. Navy during WW II. He never married. 
Burial*He was buried at American Legion Plot, Valley View Cemetery, Dover Plains, Dutchess, New York.2 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited5 March 2012

Citations

  1. [S308] Family records.
  2. [S308] , Memorial book from Hufcut Funeral Home, Dover Plains, NY.

Jessie Wheeler R.N.

F, #898, born 30 April 1913, died 30 July 1962
RelationshipSister of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Mother*Ida Mae Lofland born October 1885, died 8 July 1944

Family

Byron L. Horn born 1915, died 1998
Children

Life Events

Birth*Jessie Wheeler R.N. was born on 30 April 1913 in Trinidad, Colorado. 
Marriage*She married Byron L. Horn on 20 April 1935 in Elkton, Maryland. 
Death*Jessie Wheeler R.N. died on 30 July 1962 in Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited15 June 2011

Gertrude Grace Wheeler

F, #899, born 12 June 1916, died 6 June 1951
Gertrude Wheeler Broderick
RelationshipSister of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Lloyd Anthony Wheeler D.V.M. born 22 August 1882, died 4 February 1921
Mother*Ida Mae Lofland born October 1885, died 8 July 1944

Family

Joseph Edward Michael Broderick born 6 January 1917, died February 1982
Children

Life Events

Birth*Gertrude Grace Wheeler was born on 12 June 1916 in Cuba, Allegany, New York. 
Marriage*She married Joseph Edward Michael Broderick
Death*Gertrude Grace Wheeler died on 6 June 1951 in Carle Hospital, Urbana, Illinois. 
Note*All info on Broderick family from Gertrude's daughter, Sheila Broderick. 
ChartsDescendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
Last Edited15 June 2011

Grace Gertrude Caswell

F, #900, born 28 March 1863, died 1893
RelationshipGrandmother of William Andrews Wheeler R.N..
Father*Calvin T. Caswell born 1842, died March 1864
Mother*Electa Ann Davis born 14 May 1844, died 1927

Family

Arthur Hamilton Wheeler born 30 October 1857, died 31 March 1932
Children

Life Events

Birth*Grace Gertrude Caswell was born on 28 March 1863 in Ischua, Cattaraugus, New York.1,2 
NoteGrace is living with her uncle Charles Caswell and his wife Electa in 1870 and 1880. Her father is Calvin, Charles' brother. Calvin died in 1863. Charles was named Electa's guardian in papers issued in 1879. According to a bio on Charles, his great grandfather was Roger Sherman, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Therefore, Grace should be Sherman's great great grandchild. That translates to one of Sherman's daughters marrying either Justus Lockwood or Allen Caswell, but I have found no evidence to support this. What I have found is that both Roger and General William Tecumseh Sherman are related, as follows: They are 4th cousins, 3 times removed, both descending from Henry and Sarah Rene Lawrence Shearman, who are also Grace's ancestors (and Bill's 10th great grandparents).

On the 1865 New York State census for Ischua, Grace is shown living with Electa, a widow with one child, in Anthony's household as his granddaughter. The presumption, then, is that Calvin married Electa and died soon after, perhaps even before Grace was born since I've had no luck finding a death record other than the cemetery entry for the Caswell Cemetery showing his date of death as 1863 and his age 21yr 2mo 24da. Electa then lived with Calvin's father, Anthony (see 1865 Census record) and married Calvin's brother Charles in 1868. Therefore, Grace was Charles' niece and stepdaughter. I also have Sally's will confirming Grace as her granddaughter. 
Marriage*She married Arthur Hamilton Wheeler, son of John Wheeler and Laura Ann Hascall, on 18 June 1881 in Cuba, Allegany, New York.3 
Death*Grace Gertrude Caswell died in 1893. 
Burial*She was buried in 1893 at Abbotts Cemetery, Abbotts, Cattaraugus, New York. 
ChartsAncestors of William A. Wheeler
Descendants of William Bradford of the Mayflower
William Bradford to William Wheeler
Stephen Hopkins to William Wheeler
George Soule to William Wheeler
Last Edited31 October 2013

Citations

  1. [S318] Guardianship record, Cattaraugus County Surrogate's Court: Charles Caswell appointed guardian 12 Jan 1880.
  2. [S314] Will, Will of Sally Caswell, filed 24 February 1872, probated 1 April 1872 by Rensselaer J. Caswell, her son.
  3. [S323] , Hardesty, H. H.