Mordecai Murray Wheeler (1803-1842) was a pioneer of Harrison County, Ohio.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Mordecai was born November 11, 1803 in German Township, Harrison County, Ohio, to parents Nicholas Wheeler (1774-1839) and Drucilla.

1820 Census[edit | edit source]

Mordecai is believed to have resided in with his parents in the 1820 census of Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

Marriage to Sarah Roberts[edit | edit source]

On January 20, 1825, Mordecai married Sarah Roberts (c1800-1876) in Harrison County, Ohio.

Children by Sarah Roberts[edit | edit source]

Census data and other records indicate that Mordecai and Sarah had at least 5 children. The known children of Mordecai and Sarah are as follows:

1830 Census[edit | edit source]

Mordecai appears as head of household in the 1830 census of Short Creek Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

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