Mordecai Wheeler II (c1787-bef1873)
Mordecai Wheeler II
Sex: Male
Birth: c1787 in Baltimore County, Maryland
Death: before 1873
Father: Mordecai Wheeler (c1765-?)
Mother: Melinda Price (c1766-?)
Siblings: Margaret Wheeler (c1780-1855) (half)
Keziah Wheeler (c1781-1850) (half)
Benjamin Wheeler (c1784-1849) (half)
Spouse/Partner: Keziah Murray Gill (1795-1873)
Marriage: November 27, 1813
Children: Christopher Wheeler (c1816-1887)
Rezin Wheeler (c1818-aft1880)
Mary Ann Wheeler (1821-1858)
Malinda Wheeler (c1824-aft1860)
Mordecai Wheeler III (c1825-aft1880)
? Wheeler (c1827-bef1840)
Keziah Wheeler (c1828-aft1860)
Nancy Wheeler (c1830-aft1855)
John Wheeler (c1833-aft1880)
Rachel Wheeler (c1836-aft1880)


Birth[edit | edit source]

Mordecai Wheeler was born around 1787 in Baltimore County, Maryland. Mordecai is believed to be the son of Mordecai Wheeler (c1765-?) and Melinda Price (c1766-?), although no direct evidence has been discovered which confirms the connection between Mordecai and his suspected parents at this point.

Marriage to Keziah Murray Gill[edit | edit source]

On November 27, 1813, Mordecai married Keziah Murray Gill in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Chidren by Keziah Murray Gill[edit | edit source]

Census data indicates that Mordecai and Keziah had at least 10 children together. The children of Mordecai and Keziah are as follows:

1820 Census[edit | edit source]

Mordecai was the head of household in the 1820 census of Green Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

1830 Census[edit | edit source]

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

1840 Census[edit | edit source]

Mordecai was the head of household in the 1840 census of German Township, Harrison County, Ohio. A reconstruction of the household is as follows:

Mordecai appears to have been living alone, separate from his family.

Death[edit | edit source]

Mordecai died sometime between the 1840 census and the death of his wife in 1873. As he has not been found in the 1850 census, it is presumed that he had already died.

Descendants[edit | edit source]

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