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Capt. John WHEELER
Susannah "Susan" CLARK
Husband:  John WHEELER
Birth:  ca. 1756, Prince Edward Co., VA
Death:  1 Nov 1838, Livingston Co., KY
Marriage:  15 Dec 1779, Kendrick's Creek, Sullivan Co., NC [now TN]
Wife:  Susannah "Susan" CLARK
Birth:  21 Jul 1761/2, Camp Creek, Craven [now Lancaster] Co., SC
Father:  Col. Henry CLARK
Mother:  Sarah "Sally" JONES
Children:
born in TN, NC, or SC not VA:
  1.  Henry WHEELER, b. 16 Nov 1780, NC
  2.  James M. WHEELER, b. 16 Oct 1782 
  3.  John WHEELER, b. 9 Dec 1784; d. 1823; m. Betsy __?__
  4.  Mary Ann WHEELER, b. 25 Dec 1786, TN 
  5.  Sarah "Sally" WHEELER, b. 10 May 1789, NC 

born in SC or KY:
  6.  Benjamin WHEELER, b. 22 Mar 1791
  7.  Mary "Polly" WHEELER, b. 28 Jul 1793
  8.  Matilda WHEELER, b. 15 Apr 1798; m. 5 Mar 1823, Livingston Co., KY, John F. CABBOTT / CAVIT

born in Livingston Co., KY:
  9.  Isaac Henry WHEELER, b. 25 Jun 1800
10.  Susannah "Susan" WHEELER, b. 11 Mar 1804; m. 9 Nov 1826, Caldwell Co., KY, William MERCER

Some secondary sources have the family's location as Livingston Co. "now Caldwell Co." or "now Crittenden Co.," but John WHEELER lived in Salem (see 1820 and 1830 censuses), which was then and is still in Livingston Co.

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Timeline
Year Location Event
c1756 VA: Prince Edward Co. birth of John WHEELER
1761 SC: Craven [now Lancaster] Co.: Camp Creek birth of Susannah CLARK
1779 NC [now TN]: Sullivan Co.: Kendrick's Creek marriage of John WHEELER & Susannah CLARK
1780   birth of son, Henry
1782   birth of son, James
1784   birth of son, John
1786   birth of daughter, Mary
1789   birth of daughter, Sarah
1790 Census SC: Pendleton Dist. John WHEELER, head-of-household
1791   birth of son, Benjamin
1793   birth of daughter, Mary
1796 Tennessee achieves statehood
1798   birth of daughter, Matilda
1798/9 KY: Livingston Co. formed from Christian Co. (legislatively created 1798; locally organized 1799)
1800 KY: Livingston Co. John WHEELER, taxpayer
1800   birth of son, Isaac
1800 Census   KY census lost
1804   birth of daughter, Susannah
1804 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of daughter, Mary, to William HENRY
1805 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of son, James to Mary ELDER
1806 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of son, Henry, to Mary CRUSE
1810 Census KY: Livingston Co. John WHEELER, head-of-household
1811 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of daughter, Sarah, to Jonathan WYATT
1820 Census KY: Livingston Co.: Salem John WHEELER, head-of-household
1821 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of son, Isaac, to Polly THRELKELD
1823 KY: Livingston Co. marriage of daughter, Matilda, to John CABBOTT
1830 Census KY: Livingston Co.: Salem John WHEELER, head-of-household
1832 KY: Livingston Co. John WHEELER applies for pension
1835 KY: Livingston Co. John WHEELER, pensioner
1838   death of John WHEELER

Sources:

1.  Family Group Sheet compiled by Georgie Tolleson and Betty Ann (Matthiesen) Cogliati. 

2.  Will of Col. Henry Clark

3.  Pension Application of Capt. John Wheeler. 

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):
1790 Wheeler, Ambrose SC Pendleton Dist. p. 83 02-05-02-00-00
1790 Wheeler, James SC Pendleton Dist. p. 83 01-01-01-00-00
1790 Wheeler, John SC Pendleton Dist. p. 83 10-40-33-00-00
1790 Wheeler, William SC Pendleton Dist. p. 84 01-02-11-00-00
Is John running a hotel or something?!  For other neighbors, see 1790 Census Table

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  the KY census was lost.  Tax records are substituted on the CD.
1800 Tax List Wheeler, John KY Livingston Co.

6.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the numerical data have the genders switched). 
1810 Wheeler, John KY Livingston Co. p. 158 11101-1010108
These data should read:
10101-11101-08
which indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810 = Isaac (b. 1800)
1 male 16-25 1784-1794 = Benjamin (b. 1791)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = John (b. ca. 1756)
1 female 9 or under 1800-1810 = Susan (b. 1804)
1 female 10-15 1794-1800 = Matilda (b. 1798)
1 female 16-25 1784-1794 = Mary (b. 1793)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Susannah (b. 1762)
8 slaves all ages in or bef. 1810 = names unknown
John Jr. must be gone.  Other WHEELERs in the county:  Essam, son Henry, and son James.

7.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):
1820 Wheeler, John KY Livingston Co. Salem p. 7
Other WHEELERs in county:  son Henry, son James, Solomon, and "Jtuis" (indexer could not read name).

8.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 Census Wheeler, John KY Livingston Co. Salem p. 21
1835 Pension Roll Wheeler, John KY Livingston Co.    
This CD contains other records, in addition to the census.

9.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  From the Notes of a file submitted there.
PROBATE RECORDS: Livingston County, Kentucky Will Book A & B, book #976.9895 P28j John WHEELER, Will written 23 DEC 1834, Probated 1 JULY 1839, Signature was made with a mark. Mentions wife: Susanna; Sons: Isaac H., Henry, James; Daughters: Mary Ann HENRY, Sarah WYATT, Mary CRUCE, Matilda CAVIT, Susanna MERCER; granddaughter: Susan Clark WHEELER; wife Susanna and son Isaac H. executors; witnesses: James CRUCE, Arthur TRAVIS, James THRELKELD & Aaron THRELKELD.

10.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Wheeler, Isaac H. Threlkeld, Polly Jul 16, 1821 Livingston Co.
Cabbott, John F. Wheeler, Matilda Mar 5, 1823 Livingston Co.
Marriage record for son, John, not found.

11.  Mary Clark's web site:  Genealogy of the Clark Family.

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