Biographical Sketch of John Wheeler

JOHN WHEELER, youngest son of Col. Nathaniel Wheeler, was born July 1, 1818. He had a clear intellect and scholarly turn of mind, but died young. Once taking a decided dislike to a dissipated, ugly Captain, on board whose ship he had embarked for his health, he ran away and spent a long time on the Island of Juan Fernandez, subsisting as he could, and with Selkirk immortal could say, ” I am monarch of all I survey.”




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Partridge, Dennis N. Croydon New Hampshire Genealogy. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 7 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-hampshire/biographical-sketch-of-john-wheeler.htm - Last updated on Aug 27th, 2012


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