Birth: 20 Apr 1650 in Rehoboth, MA

Occupation: Styled blacksmith

Note: Served in the Narragansett Expedition and was listed among the grantees to land in Narragansett Township #4.

Marriage:  ABT 1677

Birth of Daughter:  ABT 1677
Name: Charity Wheaton

Birth of Son:  10 JAN 1678/79
Name: John Wheaton

Birth of Son:  10 Jan 1679
Name:  Samuel Wheaton
Place:  Swansea, Massachusetts

Birth of Son:  25 JUL 1681
Name: Nathaniel Wheaton

Birth of Son:  23 JUL 1683
Name: James Wheaton

Surveyor of Highways: 1683
Place: Swansea, Massachusetts

Birth of Daughter:  09 JUN 1684
Name: Priscilla Wheaton

Birth of Daughter:  25 JUL 1685
Name: Mary Wheaton

Birth of Son:  16 NOV 1686
Name: Joseph Wheaton

Birth of Son:  23 AUG 1692
Name: Israel Wheaton

Birth of Son:  05 MAR 1694/95
Name: Isaac Wheaton

Birth of Daughter:  06 OCT 1698
Name: Patience Wheaton

Land Rec:  08 MAR 1714
Details: Deeded land to son James (Bristol Co. Deeds, Vol. IX, p. 561)

Will: 25 MAY 1736
Details:  Will written at Swansea, Bristol, MA: Blacksmith, wife Elizabeth, sons Joseph Wheaton of Rohoboth, James Weaten (dcd), Samuel Wheaten (dcd), John Wheaten (dcd.) & Isaac Wheaten. Daughters Mary Ingraham, Charity Bourn, Pricilla Hix & Patience Hix. Grandson William Hix, Grandaughter Elizabeth Chace, dau. of my son John dcd. Friends Robert Joles & Joseph Mason to be Execs. Incl. lands in Swansea & Barr. Probate Sept. 1, 1737, Swansea, Bristol, MA. Invent. dated Sept. 1, 1737. “Abstracts of Bristol Co., MA Probate Rec., 1687-1745”, Gen. Pub. Co., Baltimore, MD, p. 261.   Apparently had a daughter named Charity, who married a Bourn, as indicated by will, but no record of birth or marriage found.

Death: 25 Jul 1737
Details:  “Mr. John Wheaten Departed this Lif July 25:1737, abought 5 a Clok being in his Eighty Eight yers old”. “Vital Records of Swansea, Mass. to 1850”, trans. by H.L>.Peter Rounds< NEHGR 1992, p. 219.

Burial:  Kickemuit Cemetery, Warren, Bristol Co, Rhode Island

Click here to see parents:  Robert Wheaton and Alice Bowen


Elizabeth Thurber     

Birth:  11 Nov 1652 in Stanton, Lincoln, England


Click here to see parents:  John Thurber and Priscilla ?

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