A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut, Vol. 3
Excerpt from A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut, Vol. 3 Arthur gallup wheeler - Since attain ing man's estate, Arthur G. Wheeler has cultivated the Cherry Hill farm which his father had pre viously bought. Later the son purchased the farm from his father, and there he has passed the years which have since intervened, its owner and active manager. Arthur Gallup Wheeler is a son of Nelson H. Wheeler, 3 forty-niner, and long a New London county farmer, son of Samuel Wheeler, son of Joseph Wheeler, son of Richard (2) Wheeler, son of Richard (1) Wheeler, son of Isaac Wheeler, son of Thomas Wheeler, who came from Lynn, Massachusetts, to Stonington, Connec tient, in 1667, and was made a freeman in 1669, represented Stonington in the General Court in 1673, and in 1674 was one of the nine members forming the organization of the Road Church in Stonington. His wife Mary was one of the first partakers of the communion service in that church. From Thomas and Mary Wheeler, through their only son, Isaac, spring the large and honorable New London Wheeler family. Samuel Wheeler, of the sixth generation, was born September 14, 1784, and died March 24, 1852. He was a lifelong Democrat, selectman, assessor, liberal supporter of the old Road Church, and all his life a farmer. He married, in 1809, Rebecca Prentice, who died December 9, 1842, the mother of eight children, one of whom was a son, Nelson H. Wheeler, father of Arthur Gallup Wheeler, of Cherry Hill Farm. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.