Benjamin Wheeler (1726-1807)
Benjamin Wheeler
Sex: Male
Birth: June 1, 1726
Death: 1807
Father: William Wheeler (1694-1766)
Mother: Isabella Price (1701-1728)
Siblings: Elizabeth Wheeler (1725-aft1775)
Spouse/Partner: Keziah Murray (1729-bef1807)
Children: Elizabeth Wheeler (1752-1822)
Rachel Wheeler (c1755-aft1775)
William Wheeler (1755-1855)
Benjamin Wheeler II (1758-1839)
Keziah Wheeler (1759-aft1798)
James Wheeler (1762-aft1812)
Mordecai Wheeler (c1765-?)
Isabella Wheeler (c1765-1852)
Richard Wheeler (1766-1808)
Nicholas Wheeler (1774-1839)

Benjamin Wheeler (1726-1807) was a Maryland colonist.


Benjamin was born June 1, 1726 to parents William Wheeler (1694-1766) and Isabella Price (1701-1728).


The only known sibling of Benjamin is Elizabeth Wheeler (1725-aft1775), who married Joseph Peregoy (1726-1792).

Marriage to Keziah MurrayEdit

Around 1750, Benjamin married Keziah Murray (1729-bef1807) in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Children by Keziah MurrayEdit

Benjamin and Keziah were the parents of at least 10 children. Among these 10 children are the proginators of all of the pioneer Wheeler families of Jefferson and Harrison Counties, Ohio. The known children of Benjamin and Keziah are as follows:


Benjamin died in 1807. His will was probated in both Baltimore County, Maryland and Harrison County, Ohio.