John J Wheeler1

#876, (25 October 1866 - 14 May 1924)
RelationshipUncle of George Jerome Rehm
Father*Patrick Wheeler2 (1830 - b 1885)
Mother*Ann Tyne2 (c 1840 - 1900)

Family

Catherine Rafferty b. c 1864, d. 1931
Children 1.John J Wheeler Jr.6 (1890 - )
 2.Patrick Philip Wheeler14,15 (1892 - )
 3.Mary M Wheeler6 (1894 - )
 4.Elizabeth Annie Wheeler16 (1894 - )
 5.Catherine Ann Wheeler17 (1897 - )
Birth*25 October 1866He was born on 25 October 1866 at New York, New York.3 
Baptism28 October 1866He was baptized on 28 October 1866 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 117th Street, New York, Manhattan, New YorkG.3 
15 June 1870He appeared on the census of 15 June 1870 in the household of Patrick Wheeler and Ann Tyne at 12th Ward, New York, New York, age 3, b. NY; (neis. Dennis (65) and Bridget (60) Tyne, fam. 68. 12th Ward is all Manhattan north of 86th Street, ED 9 is from 110th St to 114th St betw. 3rd Ave and 8th Ave.)4
12 January 1871He appeared on the census of 12 January 1871 in the household of Patrick Wheeler and Ann Tyne at 112th Street btw 4th and 5th, New York, New York, age 4, b. NY; (neis. Dennis (60) and Bridget (60) Tine, p 5.)5
Marriage*circa 1889He married Catherine Rafferty, daughter of Patrick Rafferty and Bella Cassidy, circa 1889; (their marriage is deduced from both being bur. in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.)6 
circa 1894He and Catherine Rafferty removed to New JerseyG circa 1894 from New York.7 
1895He and Catherine Rafferty appeared on the census of 1895 at 11th Ward, 3rd Prec., Jersey City, Hudson Co., New JerseyG.8 
1 May 1910He and Catherine Rafferty appeared on the census of 1 May 1910 at 620 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, Hudson Co., New JerseyG.9 
He and Catherine Rafferty removed to Bronx, New YorkG, from New Jersey.10 
1 June 1915He and Catherine Rafferty appeared on the census of 1 June 1915 at 4025 Gunther Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.11 
9 January 1920He and Catherine Rafferty appeared on the census of 9 January 1920 at 4025 Gunther Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG.12 
Death*14 May 1924He died on 14 May 1924 at 4025 Gunther Avenue, Bronx, New YorkG, at age 57.13 
Burial*17 May 1924He was buried on 17 May 1924 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, New Rochelle, Westchester Co., New YorkG.1 

Citations

  1. [S1429] New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, online FamilySearch.org. John J Wheeler, son of Patrick Wheeler and Anna Tinan [sic], both b. Ireland, marr., laborer; b. 14 May 1924, age 55, Bronx NY; bur. Holly [Holy] Sepulcher [sic], New Rochelle NY, 17 May 1924. Reference ID cn 3463.
  2. [S88] 1870 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd enumeration. age 4; New York county, 9th district, 12th ward, Jan 12 1871.
  3. [S2145] New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms, online FindMyPast.com. John Wheeler, b. 25 Oct 1866, son of Patrick Wheeler and Ann Tyne, bapt. 28 Oct 1866, St. Paul Church, Manhattan, New York Co., New York.
  4. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Patrick "Whelan" (40), laborer; Annie (30); both born Ireland. (12th Ward was all Manhattan north of E 86th St and W 86th St, plus Randall's and Ward's Islands. The 11th Election District is bounded by 110th street, 114th street, 3rd and 8th Avenues.).
  5. [S88] 1870 U.S. Federal Census, 2nd enumeration. Pat Wheeler (40), laborer, b. Ireland; Ann (36), b. Ireland, Mary (8), Delia (6), John (4), Julia (1) (all children born NY). 12th Ward was all Manhattan north of E 86th St and W 86th St, plus Randall's and Ward's Islands. The Ninth Election District is bounded by 120th street, 121st street, 3rd Avenue, and the East river, including Randall's Island. Note: indexed as Wheeley.
  6. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Mary b. NY, Catherine b. NJ.
  8. [S1839] 1895 New Jersey State Census. John J (<60), b. US; Catherine (<60), b. Ireland.
  9. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. John (45), b. NY, parents b. Ireland, odd jobs laborer; Katherine (44), b. and parents b. Ireland, 4 children, all living; marr. 21 yrs.
  10. [S357] 1915 New York State Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com.
  11. [S357] 1915 New York State Census, image viewed online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.com, John J (48), b. US, mason laborer; Katherine (50), b. Ireland, housework.
  12. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. John J Whiller (54), b. and parents b. NY, chauffeur driver; Catherine [appears as Crahirien] (52), b. and mother b. ireland, father b. NY [sic], naturalized.
  13. [S53] New York City Death Certificate, Reg. No. 3463. John J Wheeler, b. US, son of Patrick Wheeler and Anna Tinan, both b. Ireland; marr., laborer; d. 4025 Gunther Ave., Bronx NY, 14 May 1924, age 55, simple cerebral hemorrrhage; bur. Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 17 May 1924, New York City Municipal Archives, Dept. of Records, New York, New York. Hereinafter cited as New York City Death Certificate.
  14. [S1411] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com, Patrick J [sic] Wheeler, b. NY NY Oct 1893, son of John J Wheeler and Catherine Rafferty.
  15. [S1461] New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909, online FamilySearch.org, Patrick Philip Wheeler, b. NY NY 18 Oct 1892, son of John Wheeler and Catherine Rafferty, both age 26; cert. no. 40003.
  16. [S1461] New York City Births, 1846-1909, online FamilySearch.org, Catherine Rafferty Wheeler, dau. of John Wheeler and Catherine Rafferty Wheeler, b. Manhattan, NY NY, 28 Aug 1894, cert. no. 37737; citing New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,303.
  17. [S1838] New Jersey Births and Christening Index, 1660/70-1980, online FamilySearch.com, Katherine Ann Wheeler, dau. of John Wheeler and Katherine Rafferty, b. Jersey City, Hudson Co. NJ, 7 Feb 1897. ref. img. 00306, p. 280, FHL Film 494235; citing Jersey City, Hudson, NJ, Division of Archives and Record Management, New Jersey Department of State, Trenton.