52 Ancestors – Week 378: #589 Hannah (Wheeler) Fletcher (1647-1697) of Harmony and Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Hannah Wheeler (1649-1697)  is #589 on my Ahnentafel Record, my seventh great-grandmother, who married #588 Samuel Fletcher (1652-1723) on 5 July 1673 (?) in Chelmsford, Middlesex County,  Massachusetts.

I’m descended via:

*  their son #294 Samuel Fletcher (1684-1749) who married #295 Hannah –?– (1688-1759) in 1712. 
*  their daughter #147 Elizabeth Fletcher (1720-1761) who married #146 Jonathan Keyes (1722-1781)  in 1746.
*  their daughter #73 Elizabeth Keyes (1759-1793) who married #72 Zachariah Hildreth (1754-1829) in 1777.
*  their son #36 Zachariah Hildreth (1783-1857) who married  #37 Hannah Sawtell (1789-1857)  in 1810.
*  their son #18 Edward Hildreth (1831-1899) who married #19 Sophia Newton (1834-1923) in 1852.
*  their daughter #9 Hattie Louisa Hildreth (1857-1920) who married  #8 Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922) in 1874.
*  their son #4 Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) who married #5 Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962) in 1900.
*  their son #2 Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983) who married #3 Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)  in 1942.
*  their son #1 Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-living)

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1)  PERSON (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 

    
 Identify:                     Hannah Wheeler[1]    
*  Alternate Identify:     Hannah Whealer[6]    
*  Alternate Identify:     Hannah Fletcher[2,4]    
*  Alternate Identify:     Hanah Flatcher[3]    
*  Alternate Identify:     Hannah Wheeler Fletcher[5]  
*  Intercourse:                        Feminine    
*  Father:                   George Wheeler (1605-1687)    
*  Mom:                  Katherine Pin (1611-1684)  
2)  INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 
*  Delivery:                     about 1647, Harmony, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1]    
*  Distribution:         2 July 1697 (about age 50), father’s will proved; Harmony, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[2]    
*  Demise:                  11 December 1697 (about age 50), Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1,3–5]    
*  Burial:                  after 11 December 1697 (after about age 50), Forefathers Burial Floor, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[5]  
3)  SHARED EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 

*  Partner 1:           Samuel Fletcher (1647-1723)

*  Marriage 1:        5 July 1673 (?) (about age 25) Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1,6]     
*  Baby 1:             William Fletcher (1673-1753)
*  Baby 2:             Hannah Fletcher (1676-1759)
*  Baby 3:             Elizabeth Fletcher (1679-1715)
*  Baby 4:             Samuel Fletcher (1683-1683)
*  Baby 5:             Samuel Fletcher (1684-1749)
*  Baby 6:             Mary Fletcher (1686-1768)
*  Baby 7:             Lydia Fletcher (1689-1766)
*  Baby 8:             Susanna Fletcher (1692-1717)
*  Baby 9:             Isaac Fletcher (1694-1772)
*  Baby 10:           Sarah Fletcher (1696- )

4)  NOTES (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):  

The Wheeler households of Cranfield in Bedfordshire in the course of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have been quite a few, and the relationships between them are tough to kind out with out full parish registers.  Among the finest assets for the George Wheeler household is:
Myrtelle Wheeler Molyneaux, The Wheeler Household of Cranfield, England and Harmony, Massachusetts and Some Descendants of Sgt. Thomas Wheeler of Harmony (Lengthy Seashore, Calif. : the writer, 1992)[1].
Hannah Wheeler was born in about 1647 in Harmony, Massachusetts, the eighth and final baby of George and Katherine (Pin) Wheeler, who settled in Harmony by 1638[1].
Hannah “Whealer” married Samuel Fletcher (1652-1723), son of William and Lydia (–?–) (Bates) Fletcher. on 5 July 1673 (?) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts 
Hannah Wheeler was born in about 1647 in Harmony, Massachusetts, the eighth and final baby of George and Katherine (Pin) Wheeler, who settled in Harmony by 1638.
Hannah “Whealer” married Samuel Fletcher (1652-1723), son of William and Lydia (–?–) (Bates) Fletcher. on 5 July 1673 (?) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts[1,6].  The wedding document within the Chelsmford very important information e book says:

“”WHEALER, Hannah, d. George, of Harmony, and Samuell Fletcher, s. William, July 5, 1[torn, 1673?].”

They’d ten youngsters between 1673 and 1696, all recorded within the Chelmsford very important information e book:
* William Fletcher (1673-1753), married 1716 Maqry Foster (1686-1768).
*  Hannah Fletcher (1676-1759), married 1697 Ebenezer Wright (1663-1730).
*  Elizabeth Fletcher (1679-1715), married 1701 Benjamin Butterfield (1679-1715).
*  Samuel Fletcher (1683-1683).
*  Samuel Fletcher (1684-1749), married 1712 Hannah –?– (1689-1759).
*  Mary Fletcher (1686-1768), married 1715 Jonathan Wheeler (1683-1739.
*  Lydia Fletcher (1689-1766), married 1711 Peletiah Adams (1682-1746).
*  Susanna Fletcher (1692-1717), married 1715 Joseph Chamberlain (1687-1755).
*  Isaac Fletcher (1694-1772), married 1716 Persis Shattuck (1695-1747).
*  Sarah Fletcher (1696-????).
Her father, George Wheeler (1606-1687) of Harmony wrote his will on 28 January 1684/5, and it was proved on 2 July 1687 in Middlesex County Probate Court docket[2].  He bequeathed his property to his youngsters, together with this:

“I give to my daughter Foxes youngsters six kilos equall amongst them: I give to my 4 daughters Elizabeth Fletcher, Sarah Dudly, Ruth Hartwell & Hanah Fletcher the sume of fifteen kilos apiece in good & currant Countery pay to be paid to them in Harmony currant value…”

Hannah (Wheeler) Fletcher died on 11 December 1697 in Chelmsford.  The demise document within the city document e book says:

“Hannah the spouse of Samuel Fletcher Dyed the 11 of December 1697.”

Hannah (Wheeler) Fletcher was buried in Forefather’s Burial Floor in Chelsmford, Massachusetts.  There is no such thing as a extant stone, however there’s a Discover A Grave memorial for her[5].
   
5)  SOURCES

1. Myrtelle Wheeler Molyneaux, The Wheeler Household of Cranfield, England and Harmony, Massachusetts and Some Descendants of Sgt. Thomas Wheeler of Harmony (Lengthy Seashore, Calif. : the writer, 1992), web page 219, Hannah Wheeler delivery entry, abt. 1647 in Harmony.

2. Suffolk County, Massachusetts, Probate case recordsdata, Quantity: Middlesex Instances 00001-01999 Property File #1580 (7 pictures), George Wheeler of Harmony property, 1687; “Suffolk County (Massachusetts) Probate Data, 1636-1899,” digital pictures, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014, American Ancestors (http://www.americanancestors.org : accessed 21 March 2021); Digitized mages offered by FamilySearch.org from unique information at Probate Registry, Cambridge, Mass.

3. City of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Very important Data of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the Yr 1850 (Salem, Mass. : The Essex Institute, 1914), Deaths, web page 389, Hanah Flatcher entry, 11 December 1697, spouse of Samuell.

4. “Massachusetts, City and Very important Data, 1620-1988,” listed database and digital picture, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com), “Chelmsford City Land Data with Births, Marriages and Deaths,” Web page 346 (picture 191 of 230), Hannah Fletcher demise entry, 11 December 1697.

5. Discover A Grave, listed database and digital picture,  (http://www.findagrave.com), Forefathers Burial Floor, Chelmsford, Mass., Hannah Wheeler Fletcher memorial #32751035.

6. City of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Very important Data of Chelmsford, Massachusetts to the Yr 1850, Marriages, web page 231, and 344, Samuel Fletcher and Hannah Whealer entry, 5, July 1673(?).
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NOTE: In 2014, Amy Johnson Crow prompt a weekly weblog theme of “52 Ancestors” in her weblog put up 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on the No Story Too Small weblog. I’ve prolonged this theme in 2021 for an eighth 12 months to 416 Ancestors in 416 Weeks. The checklist of 52 Ancestors biographies from my great-grandparents to the seventh great-grandparents (in work) is in https://www.geneamusings.com/p/ancestor-biographies.html.

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