Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Leonard Wheeler

Male Abt 1740 - 1817  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Leonard Wheeler 
    Born Abt 1740  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1817  Washington, District of Columbia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I020892  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    Father Leonard Wheeler,   b. 3 Jun 1691, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1764, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hanson,   b. 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1782, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1730  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01263  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Female MNU Wheeler,   d. Bef 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Wheeler,   b. Bef 1793, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Leonard Truman Wheeler,   b. Bef 1797, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1817, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F40773  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Warren,   d. Aft 1817, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Dec 1797  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F40764  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed by Linda Reno
      Will of Leonard Wheeler of Washington Co., D.C., 3/25/1817-6/19/1817. Wife:
      Martha Wheeler, one negro woman named Bett; one negro man named Jerry; one
      negro boy named Moses; one negro girl named Darkey; and one negro boy named
      Robert. Daughter: Ann Hurdle, one feather bed and furniture. Daughter:
      Jane Hillery, one wild cherry tree desk that I left at Samuel Hanson
      Wheeler's when I moved from there, to discharge a debt she has against me of
      the estate of her aunt, Elizabeth McDonough. Son: Leonard Truman Wheeler,
      all of my wearing apparel. Exec.: Wife, Martha Wheeler. Wit.: G. D.
      Hanson, Levin Boone. (District of Columbia Probate Records, 1810-1821 by
      Wesley E. Pippenger).
      ===
      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND WILLS; Liber T No. #1; 1778-1783
      Folio 150 ELIZABETH WHEELER PG 06/05/1772 05/25/1782
      "being weak in Body ...
      Bequeaths to:
      I. Mary Anne Wheeler --daughter
      Elizabeth Wheeler --daughter
      Charity Wheeler --daughter
      Eleanor Wheeler --daughter
      -to have the land and plantation whereon testatrix now dwells
      -to have the entire stock of horses, cattle, sheep and hogs
      -Elizabeth to have Negro boy "Robert"
      -Charity to have Negro girl "Milly"
      -Eleanor to have Negro woman "Monikey"
      -four daughters each to have I bed and fum.
      -to have the rest and remainder of the personal estate such as household furniture
      -four daughters named executrixes of the will
      2. Leonard Wheeler --son
      -to have 1 feather bed and furn., being the bed which lays up stairs
      Witnesses: George Hardey, Jr, James Allder, Horatio Clagett
      Then came: Capt. Horatio Clagett
      Note: the testatrix signed the will with her mark
      ===
      Charles County MD Will Book 1777-1780; Page 260.
      Joseph Crown's Final Account. Dec 5, 1778. The account of Sarah Crown, administratrix of Joseph Crown, late of CC, deceased, viz -
      Debts include: the inventory of sd deceased's estate, exhibited into Orphan Court on April 14, 1778, amounting to 130 10 shillings 6 pence; tobacco left by the deceased; money received of William Lyles, of Leonard Wheeler, of Ignatius Wheeler, of George Lewis, The whole amount: 239 4 shillings 7 pence.
      Disbursements went to: James Graham: Craik and Jenifer; Eleanor Wheeler; Walter Hanson, Register, for letters and for recording inventory and for stating, passing, and recording this account. Balance accountable: 228 2 shillings 8 pence.
      Final Account: 239 4 shillings 7 pence. Securities: William Rhody Lucket and Dennis Nalley of CC. Representative: the widow and Joseph Wheeler Crown, son to the deceased.
      Proved on Dec 5, 1778 by Sarah Crown, the accountant afd.