Hakes, Wheeler, 1802 - 1862

Wheeler Hakes (1802-September 27, 1862) was the son of Jesse Hakes and Mary (Polly) Wheeler of Stonington, Connecticut.  In 1850, he was living in North Stonington, working as the village's shoemaker and selling small tools and supplies.
Federal Enumeration of Connecticut (North Stonington, 1850), Ancestry.  Find A Grave (Paul Wheeler Cemetery, Stonington, CT).  Harry Hakes, The Hakes Family, 2nd Edition, (Wilkes-Barre, PA: Robert Baur & Son, 1889), 31.  A. D. Jones, The illustrated commercial, mechanical, professional, and statistical gazetteer and business-book of Connecticut, for 1857-8 (New Haven, CT: T.J. Stafford, 1857), 186, 189, 241.

September 27, 1862