John Wheeler (c1833-aft1880)


John was born about 1833 in Harrison County, Ohio to parents Mordecai Wheeler (c1787-bef1873) and Keziah Murray Gill (1795-1873).

1840 Census[]

John is believed to have resided with his mother in the 1840 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

1850 Census[]

John was listed in the household of his mother in the 1850 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio. The household is listed as follows:

Marriage to Lavina Bosley[]

On February 19, 1857, John married Lavina Bosley (c1837-aft1920).

Children by Lavina Bosley[]

The known children of John Wheeler and Lavina Bosley are as follows:

  • Isabel Wheeler (c1858-?)
  • John H. Wheeler (c1860-?)
  • Nancy D. Wheeler (c1862-?)
  • Elizabeth Wheeler (1864-?)
  • Isaac E. Wheeler (c1866-aft1910)
  • Charles Wheeler (c1868-?)
  • William Wheeler (c1871-?)
  • Harry E. Wheeler (c1873-?)
  • George Wheeler (c1875-?)
  • Lydia Wheeler (c1876-?)

1880 Census[]

John was listed as a head of household in the 1880 census of Salem Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. The household was listed as follows:

  • John Wheeler, head, 48
  • Levina (Bosley) Wheeler, wife, 42
  • Bell Wheeler, daughter, 21
  • John Wheeler, son, 20
  • Nancy Wheeler, daughter, 18
  • Lizzie Wheeler, daughter, 16
  • Isaac Wheeler, son, 14
  • Charles Wheeler, son, 12
  • William Wheeler, son, 9
  • Harry Wheeler, son, 7
  • George Wheeler, son, 5