Wheeler, Peres, 1789 - 1865

Peres Wheeler was the son of Peres Wheeler and Desire Randall of Stonington, Connecticut.  In 1815, he let his year-old cow out in the Eastern Pequot Indian Town pasture for the benefit of Hanna Shelly.  Wheeler served as a lieutenant in Colonel Pendleton's Eight Regiment from Groton of the Connecticut militia. Find A Grave (Wheeler Cemetery, North Stonington, CT).  Green's Connecticut Annual (1821), 108.

September 17, 1789
October 8, 1865