Simeon Wheeler

Simeon Wheeler

Birth
Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 10 Feb 1840 (aged 79)
Coolspring Township, La Porte County, Indiana, USA
Burial La Porte County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 36847217 · View Source
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Simeon Wheeler was born on January 30, 1761 in Chesire, New Haven, Connecticut. His father William Wheeler b1697 was 63 and his mother Abigail Fox Wheeler was 50. He married Anna Sanford on September 19, 1782 in Cheshire, Connecticut. They had one known daughter during their marriage, Lydia who was born in 1783. Lydia married into the Flower family in 1805. Simeon passed away on February 10, 1840 in La Porte, Indiana having lived a long life of 79 years. His beloved wife Anna died just 4 years earlier in Trumball Co, 0hio. He was laid to rest in Low Cemetery in La Porte County, Indiana. He was one of the 1st to buried there after farmer Daniel Low donated the land in 1839. A sign at the cemetery states "Buried here is Simeon Wheeler, a Revolutionary War soldier as well as 18 Civil War Veterans"................ Credit goes to Laura Heckman for the Snapshot of the Sign to the lower left:
Prior Entry:
Revolutionary War Veteran-A Sgt.in the Conn. Militia.


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  • Maintained by: Gene Stephan
  • Originally Created by: knighthawk40
  • Added: 7 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 36847217
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Simeon Wheeler (30 Jan 1761–10 Feb 1840), Find a Grave Memorial no. 36847217, citing Low Cemetery, La Porte County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Gene Stephan (contributor 48184541) .