Wheeler, James - Macoupin County Illinois
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Descendants of James WHEELER

submitted by Kathleen Mirabella

A “First Family” of Macoupin County IL.

JAMES WHEELER was born Abt 1800 in VA, KY or New England, and died February 29, 1852 in Macoupin County IL. He was buried in Macoupin County IL. He married (1) CATHERINE HARLAN June 20, 1825 in Christian County KY. Catherine was born May 1, 1809 in Christian County KY and died July 15, 1845 in Macoupin County IL. Catherine was buried in Macoupin County IL. He married (2) PHEBE JANE CRAM April 08, 1847 in Sangamon County, IL. Phebe was born May 18, 1827 in Hallowell Kennebec County ME, and died June 17, 1906 in Raymond Montgomery County IL. Phebe was buried June 19, 1906, in Montgomery County IL. Phebe married (2) Samuel PEEBLES

Children of James WHEELER and Catherine HARLAN are:

i. COLUMBUS WHEELER, b. April 04, 1826, Christian County KY; d. 1910, Macoupin County IL; m. NAOMI S WILLSON, April 26, 1849, Carlinville Macoupin County IL. Columbus is buried in Carlinville Macoupin County IL.

ii. ELIZABETH FRANCES WHEELER, b. November 18, 1827, Christian County, KY; d. May 05, 1857, Gillespie Macoupin County IL; m. MOSES GOODWIN WADSWORTH, September 23, 1847, Otter Creek, Macoupin County IL. Elizabeth is buried in Macoupin County IL. Elizabeth and Moses are buried in Carlinville Macoupin County IL.

iii. JEHU WHEELER, b. January 17, 1829, Christian County KY; d. July 25, 1890, Macoupin County IL; m. (1) MARTHA ANN HARLAN, September 05, 1849, Macoupin County, IL; m. (2) MARY ELLEN 'ELLEN' HUDDLESTON, March 01, 1853, Macoupin County IL. Jehu, Martha, and Ellen are buried in Macoupin County IL.

iv. WILLIAM WHEELER, b. March 08, 1832, Christian County KY; d. August 17, 1914, Macoupin County IL; m. JULIA OLYMPIA WILLSON, Abt 1865, Macoupin County IL. William and Julia are buried in Spanish Needle Macoupin County IL.

v. CATHERINE WHEELER, b. November 25, 1837, Macoupin County IL; d. May 05, 1862, Macoupin County IL; m. JOHN M. WILLSON, July 30, 1856, Macoupin County IL. Catherine and John are buried in Spanish Needle Macoupin County IL.

Children of James WHEELER and Phebe CRAM are:

vi. CLARA JANE WHEELER, b. January 09, 1848, Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL; d. November 24, 1947, Burden, Cowley County, KS; m. (1) JESSIE WORTHINGTON JULIEN, November 08, 1866; m. (2) WILLOUGHBY MCMILLEN CORN, October 22, 1876, Litchfield, Montgomery County, IL. Clara was buried November 27, 1947 in Burden Cowley County KS.

vii. JAMES HENRY WHEELER, b. October 20, 1850, Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL; d. May 15, 1940, Berkeley CA.

For more information on this family, contact:

Kathleen Mirabella
9 Cindy Court
Freehold, NJ 07728



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