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Wheeler Family of Adair County Kentucky


ARCHELAUS2 WHEELER II (ARCHELAUS1) was born 1778, and died Aft. 1850.  He married KATHERINE RIDGLEY February 10, 1807 in Adair Co., KY. died Aft. 1850 in KY.

More about ARCHELAUS WHEELER II,  The double tombstone beside of JOHN BUTLER WHEELER Jan 1, 1822, July 7, 1901 and EMELINE WILSON Feb 2,1832, Feb 23, 1904,  has "ARCHIE BUTLER circa WHEELER 1798 - 1874" and "KITTIE ROGGLES circa 1802 - 1873".  at Antioch Cemetery, Adair Co., KY. Which very well could be ARCHELAUS WHEELER II and KATHERINE RIDGLEY.
Per Carlis B. Wilson

More about ARCHELAUS WHEELER II and KATHERINE RIDGLEY, listed in the 1860 Census of Adair Co., KY.  by Michael C. Watson. 1988
Dist. # 1,  221.

WHEELER, Archelaus - 83  Bedford Co., VA - farming ---/250
WHEELER, Catharine - 78  Lincolin Co., KY     hk
WHEELER, Isabella     - 35 Adair  Co., KY         hk



JOHN B.3 WHEELER (ARCHELAUS2, ARCHELAUS1) was born 1826, and died July 07, 1901.  He married EMILY WILSON November 11, 1847 in Adair Co., KY.  She was born February 22, 1832, and died February 23, 1904.

More about JOHN B. WHEELER
JOHN BUTLER WHEELER, born January 1, 1822, and died July 07, 1901. dates were taken from his tombstone at Antioch Cemetery, Adair Co., KY.  John B. Wheeler is believed to be JOHN BUTLER WHEELER. The New Tombstones have been erected by grandson JOHN ARCHIE "Big Archie" and great grandson JOHN A "Little Archie" WHEELER  he was known to erect other family tombstones at Antioch Cemetery. - Per Carlis B. Wilson

More about EMILY WILSON - Emeline Wilson.
The double tombstone at Antioch Cemetery, Adair Co., KY. has EMELINE WILSON, I have seen other Wheeler researcher have her as Emeline Wilson. The dates of her birth and death match the above.
Per Carlis B. Wilson

Listed in the 1860 Census of Adair Co., KY.  by Michael C. Watson. 1988 -Dist. # 1,  734.

WHEELER, John B.   -  36      Adair  - farmer
WHEELER, Emeline  -  28      Adair  - hk
WHEELER, Sara J.   -  10       Adair
WHEELER,  Nathaniel S. -10 Adair
WHEELER, Elizabeth   - 8       Adair
WHEELER, John A.     -  5       Adair
WHEELER,  Catharine - 61/2 Adair

Children of JOHN WHEELER and EMILY WILSON are:

7. i. SARAH J4 WHEELER, b. Abt 1848; Adair Co., KY; died Unkown. She married John D. Cook April 1, 1869 in Adair Co., KY - Adair County Public Library, marriages, page 19.
 ii. S.J. WHEELER, b. 1849, Adair County KY; died Unkown.

Note for S.J. WHEELER thought to be Sara J. WHEELER  see  1860 Census of Adair Co., KY. above.
She was most likely born late 1849 instead of 1848.

iii. N.S. WHEELER, b. December 18, 1852; d. September 26, 1924, Adair Co., KY. Dates and name on tombstone at Antioch Cemetery, Adair Co., KY.  Per Carlis B. Wilson
iv. ELIZABETH WHEELER, born Abt 1852 in Adair County KY; died Unkown. Adair County marriage Book 6, page 385 Public Library (General Index to Marriage page 31).
v. JOHN A. WHEELER, born Sep 17, 1856 in Adair County, KY; died Unkown. he married HARRIET CHRISTIE 1873 in Adair County, KY. Adair County marriage Book 7, page 216 Public Library COLUMBIA, KY. (General Index to Marriage page 31.

Note: New found tombstone (here) at the Columbia City Cemetery believed to be JOHN A. WHEELER and his second or later wife ANNIE M... JOHN A and HARRIET CHRISTIE were married 1873, ANNIE M. was born Augaust 11, 1879.
Per Carlis B. Wilson

vi. CATHARINE WHEELER, born Abt. 1860 in Adair County, KY; died Unkown. Adair County marriage Book 9, page 86, Public Library COLUMBIA, KY. (General Index to Marriage page 32).
vii. NANCY WHEELER, born Abt. 1863 in Adair County, KY; died Unkown. US Census 1870, Adair County, KY. Family #251, PO Breeding KY.
viii. AMANDA WHEELER, born Abt. 1868 in Adair County, KY; died Unkown. US Census 1870, Adair County, KY. Family #251, PO Breeding KY.  Per Roy William Wheeler Jr.

Note: AMANDA F. THOMPSON 1857 - 1937 is buried near by with DAVID CAMPBELL 1924 - 1943.
USN - Lost at sea. with subscription "Little Archie Wheeler" on the bottom of the tombstone.

Children of JOHN WHEELER and EMILY WILSON except:
 S.J. WHEELER, b. 1849,
 N.S. "SIKES" WHEELER,  b. December 18, 1852. d. September 26, 1924, Adair Co., KY.
Were contributed by Roy William Wheeler Jr.
Taken fron Wheeler data page


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