Spouse: Clarissa D. Wheelock
Marriage: DATE UNKNOWN, Cambridge Springs, PA
Partner: Frances Alberta Wheelock
Birth: 18 Aug 1724, Concord, Middlesex Co, MA
Death: 25 Feb 1818, Heath, Franklin, MA
Father: Abraham Holman
Mother: Sarah (--?--)
Spouse: John Wheelock
Marriage: about 1755
Her Stow intention calls her "of Stow". But she was not Mary Holman, daughter of Jeremiah Holman and Anne Priest, born 17 Apr 1722 in Stow. That Mary was the husband of Jeremiah Barnard, and died in Amherst, Massachusetts, 13 Oct 1823. Her epitaph identifies her father as Jeremiah Holman, and her birth date as 29 Mar 1722, which is a plausibly close match to the Mary born in Stow.1
A Middlesex County deed (55:478) proves that she is the daughter of Abraham Homan "late of Stow," and Sarah his wife. In this deed, "John Wheelock Husbandman and Mary Wheelock wife of said John of Leominister in the County of Worcester in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England (which Mary is one of the daughters of Abraham Holman late of Stow ...)" sold 107 acres which Mary inherited from her father to Samuel Conant, Mary's brother-in-law, for 70 pounds, 13 shillings, and 4 pence. In the same deed, John and Mary released to Samuel Conant their interest in the dowry of Mary's mother, Sarah, now the wife of Robert Conant (Samuel's father).
Mary's death is recorded in the Heath Vital Records (MA), as follows: Mary, w. John (father of John, h. Dorothy), Feb. 25, 1818.
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Death: 2 Apr 1867
Burial: Old Brick Church Cemetery, Eaton Township, Tunkhannock, Wyoming Co, PA
Father: Esek Wheelock
Mother: Sophia Steere
Spouse: Eleanor Frear
Marriage: 12 May 1822, Eatonville, PA
Birth: estimated 1754, Charlton, Worcester Co, MA
Death: after 12 Jan 1808
Father: Paul Wheelock
Mother: Abigail Chapin
Spouse: Martha Daggett
Marriage: 4 Jul 1776, Charlton, Worcester Co, MA
Like his siblings, no record of birth for Edward is to be found in the Vital Records of Massachusetts. Edward grew up on his fathers farm in Charlton. The house he lived in, and one barn, are still standing on present day Gould Road.
He married his neighbor , Martha Daggett, on Independence Day, 4 July 1776. A few months later, his father died, leaving the bulk of his estate (including farmhouse and lands) to his eldest sons, Seth, Edward, and Paul. The three were also charged with the care of their mother, Abigail (Chapin) Wheelock .
At the time, Edward was the only one of the three married, his wife pregnant. His older brother, Seth, was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, having by this time already marched on the 1775 Lexington Alarm, and served in several campaigns in 1776.
Perhaps because of the obligations of war, Seth sold his portion of the inheritance to Edward and Paul for 140 pounds . The two remaining heirs then divided the land and buildings , living together with their mother and the younger children.
A few months later (Sep 1777), Edward's wife gave birth to their first child, Relief, and brother Paul went off to fight in the war. Though most of his brothers fought, no record of Edward's enrollment has been found; it may be that he relinquished service to care for the family and farm.
Edward remained on the inherited estate for 17 years. Deeds indicate that his brother Paul also remained, sharing the house with Edward .
In 1781, Jacob Davis and 64 others purchased the township of Salem in Caledonia Co, VT, and were given a charter. Edward Wheelock was one of these; in 1798 his name appears on a list of proprietors for the town, delinquent in their payment of taxes . Other names on the list were Jacob Davis, Nehemiah Stone, Abijah Lamb, Paul Wheelock, and others from Charlton, MA. The boundaries of Salem were held in dispute for many years, delaying it's settlement . It's unlikely that Edward Wheelock ever established residence there.
In 1783, his brother in law, Robert Kelley, died. Edward was appointed guardian of three of the children: Abigail, Joel, and Chapin Kelley.
Edward appears in the 1790 Census, residing with 4 males under age 16, and 5 females. One of the females is his wife, Martha; one may be his mother, Abigail; the other three are probably daughters. Of the four males, two are accounted for in the Charlton Vital Records, Silas and Reu. Marcus Waite in his "papers" refers to additional male children Eli and Paul. Unfortunately, Edward is not found on any further census records.
In Dec 1793, Edward sold his portion of the estate to his brother, John Wheelock of Spencer . On the same date, his mother released him from his obligation to care for her .
Edward and family removed to Augusta, Oneida Co, NY sometime before 1799. He appears on deeds there as early as 1797, at which time he purchased lot 28 in 'New Petersburgh', now part of Augusta . His son in law, Jabez Howe, moved to Augusta in a similar time frame.
In 1801 he and his wife sold land to John Goodhue , and to Elias Hambleton . In 1807 he (without his wife listed) sold the residue of his farm on lot 28 (the part not previously conveyed to Silas Wheelock, as stated in the deed) to Reu Wheelock .
Edward appears on tax assessment rolls in Augusta in 1799, 1801, 1802 and 1803 . His whereabouts after 1807, when he sold land to his son Reu, is unknown.
Other children of Edward and Martha appear in Batavia, Genessee County, NY, (in the 1805-1810 time frame) [8, 9].
No death record or headstone for Edward or Martha has yet been found.
(Written by Roderick B. Sullivan, Jr., Aug 2000, updated Nov 2017)
Sources and References
 The marriage of Martha and Edward is listed in the Charlton Vital Records. The Worcester County Registry of Deeds has a deed showing that Captain Paul Wheelock's land abutted that of Deacon Nehemiah Stone, Martha's stepfather (Book 77, pg 322). Martha's brother, David, also married into the Wheelock family.
 Worcester County Registry of Deeds: Seth Wheelock to Edward and Paul Wheelock, 23 Jun 1777, Book 77, Pg 321.
 Worcester County Registry of Deeds: Paul Wheelock to Edward Wheelock, 24 Jun 1777, Book 77, Pg 322; Edward Wheelock to Paul Wheelock, 24 Jun 1777, Book 77, Pg 322.
 Worcester County Registry of Deeds: Edward Wheelock to John Wheelock, 16 Dec 1793, Book 119, Pg 642; Edward sells his land to his brother John, along with buildings, and refers to Paul Wheelock, owner of one of the buildings.
 Worcester County Registry of Deeds: Edward Wheelock to John Wheelock, 16 Dec 1793, Book 119, Pg 642.
 Worcester County Registry of Deeds: Abigail Wheelock to Edward Wheelock, 16 Dec 1793, Book 120, Pg. 59. Abigail releases Edward from his "maintenance" obligations stipulated in her husbands will. These "obligations" transferred to Edward's brother, Seth.
 The Vermont Journal, Classified Ads, 25 April 1798.
 "Western New York Land Transactions, 1804-1824, Extracted From the Archives of the Holland Land Company", Karen E. Livsey, published by the Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc., 1991. These records show purchases of land in Genessee County by Reu and Eli Wheelock, and purchases in Erie County by Silas Wheelock.
 "Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, NY, 1788-1890", Edited by F. W. Beers, Syracus, NY, J. W. Vose and Co, Publishers, June, 1890, pg. 289. Makes reference to Relief Wheelock, and her husband Jabez Howe. Relief is probably the daughter of Edward.
 Will of Captain Paul Wheelock of Charlton, Worcester County Probate Office, Case Number 63782.
 Oneida County Deeds
 "Howe Genealogies", Daniel Wait Howe, date not given, pg 97; the genealogy of Relief Wheelock and Jabez Howe.
 "Annals of Salem, VT", by Pliny H. White, date of publication unknown, online at www.Ancestry.com, Dec 2006.
 Oneida County Deeds, Bk 32, Pg 560. On 3 Oct 1797 Edward Wheelock purchased 205 acres in New Petersburgh, lot 28, now part of Augusta, for $699.97. A portion of this property was foreclosed on in 1821, but Edward does not sign or witness the documents.
 Oneida County Deeds, Bk 12, Pg 123. On 18 Mar 1801 Edward and Patty Wheelock sold 52 acres to John Goodhue for $131, near the southeast corner of the original lot 28.
 Oneida County Deeds, Bk 22, Pg 24. On 6 May 1801, Edward and Patty Wheelock sold 50 acres to Elias Hambleton for $120. The land was near the southwest corner of the original lot 28.
 Oneida County Deeds, Bk 19, Pg 122. On 2 Dec 1807, Edward Wheelock (his wife Patty not listed) sold the residue of his farm on lot 28 (that portion not heretofore conveyed to Silas Wheelock), consisted of 52 acres, to Reu Wheelock, for $700. Silas Wheelock was present when the deed was signed in front of the judge on 8 Jan 1808.
 "New York, Tax Assessment Rolls of Real & Personal Estates, 1799-1804", online at Ancestry.com, retrieved Nov 2017.HOME INDEX
Birth: 23 MAY, New Mexico
Father: George Frederick Wheelock
Mother: Addie Maria ROBERTS
Birth: 17 Nov 1913, Long Lake, Grand Traverse Co., MI
Death: 11 Dec 1988, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., MI
Father: John E. Wheelock
Mother: Ruth M. Scamehorn
Spouse: Donald E. Gray
Marriage: 28 Sep 1932, Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., MI
Birth: 23 Feb 1853, Elmore, Lamoille Co, VT
Death: 11 Sep 1921
Father: Alden D. Wheelock
Mother: Elizabeth Perkins
Spouse: Katharina Cook
Marriage: 16 Oct 1885, Elmore, Lamoille Co, VT
Birth: 5 Feb 1800, Sturbridge, Worcester, MA
Death: 20 May 1881
Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Southbridge, MA
Father: Ephraim Wheelock
Mother: Matilda Upham
Spouse: Mary Congdon
Marriage: 2 Sep 1828, Sturbridge, Worcester, MA