WHEATON Chart 0703

This is a Chart for Phillip Wheaton, Elizabeth Piggott and Anne James

married(1)
6th February 1805
St Mary
Doddington
Cambridgeshire
licence
witnesses
James WRIGHT
Henry WARTH
(2)married
2nd December 1839
Independent Chapel
North Witchford
Cambridgeshire
witnesses
Sarah ROSE
C A H LAWRENCE
J P WRIGHT
 2
ELIZABETH PIGGOTT
born
 1778
died
January 1814 
Age 36
  Age 36
buried 
2nd February 1814
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
1
PHILLIP WHEATON
born about
1777
Somersham, Huntingdonshire
baptised 
18th July 1777
St John the Baptist, Somersham, Huntingdonshire
occupation
 
1839, 1841, 1842, 1851, 1853 Butcher
died 
17th April 1853 
Slade End
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Age 82 years
 (as shown in Parish Register and on Certificate)
Old Age, Retention or Urine 
36 hours
informant of death 
Phebe TALL. Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.
buried
 
22nd April 1853
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
  3
ANNE JAMES
born
 1797
Outside Cambridgeshire
died 
29th September 1842
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Age 45 years
Decline
informant at death
Philip WHEATON
husband
buried 
2nd October 1842
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire


4
Philip Wheaton
PIGGOTT
born
 15th October 1802 
Chatteris Cambs.
baptised
 27th February 1804 
as
Philip Wheaton PIGGOTT illegitimate son of
 Elizabeth PIGGOTT
occupation
1841 Butcher
died
December 
1850
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 48 years
buried
25th December 1850
 St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambs.

married
18th November 1847
Chatteris
Cambs.
witnesses
Phillip WHEATON
Catherine
WHEATON
Jane
WHEATON
William
WHEATON
Ann
GREEN
ne
FROST
born 1806
Godmanchester
Cambs.
occupation
1851 Pauper
died
21st May 1851
Slade Lodge
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 45 years
Cancer some years
informant at
death
Susan CLOWS
Back Lane
Chatteris
Cambs.
buried
24th May 1851
St Peter and
 St Paul
 Chatteris, Cambs.

5
Elizabeth
WHEATON
born 
21st December 1805
Chatteris, Cambs.
baptised
19th January 1806
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 29 days
possibly
died
 
June quarter 1849 Cambridge, Cambs.

married
21st August 1834
St Andrew
the Less
Cambridge
Cambs.
witnesses
John
Lambert
Mary 
WHEATON
banns
3rd 10th 17th
August 1834
James
YOUNG
6
Mary
WHEATON
born
3rd May 1807
Chatteris, Cambs.
baptised
12th May 1816
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambs.
 Age 9 years
occupation
Dressmaker
possibly
died
March quarter 1841 Cambridge District, Cambs.

married
24th April
1838
St Peter and
 St Paul 
Chatteris
Cambs.
witnesses
Johnathan
GUNTON
Catherine
WHEATON
Charles
BENTON
Mary
GUNTON
John 
WRIGHT
John
LAMBERT
born between 1811 – 1816 Cambridge, Cambs.
occupation
1838, 1841, 1851, 1861 Cabinet Maker
possibly
died
 
December quarter 
1862 Cambridge District, Cambs. 
7
Ann
WHEATON
born about
1809
died about
October
1809
An infant
buried
3rd October
1809
St Peter and
St Paul
Chatteris
Cambs.

8
Ann
WHEATON
born
about 
1821
died
22nd September 1840
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 19 years
Phthsis
Pulmonalis
informant on death
Ann WHEATON
mother
buried
 St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambs. 
as 
Ann
 JAMES "illeg dau of Ann JAMES"

9
Catherine
WHEATON
born
1823/1826
Cambs.
(born 1822)
occupation
1851 Butcher's daughter
 1871 School Teacher 1881 School Mistress
died
September
1881
Age 58 years
buried
6th September 1881
 St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambs.

 

10
William
WHEATON
born
1827/1829
Chatteris
Cambs.
occupation
1851
Butcher

probably married
Ann
???
born about
1817
informant of
 death
William WHEATON
died
7th March 1847
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 30 years
wife of William
WHEATON
buried
11th March 1847
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, Cambs.


 

11
Frederick
James
WHEATON
born 
1827
Chatteris
Cambs.
occupation
 1851
 Ag Lab 




12
Jane James
WHEATON
born
21st June
1829
Chatteris
Cambs.
died
9th November 1913
Ludington Mason County
Michigan
USA
Age 84 years
4 months 18 days
buried
12th November 1913
Baldwin, Lake County
Michigan
USA

married
26th April 1850
St Peter and St Paul,
 Chatteris, Cambs.
George
GREEN
also known as
Henry
 ROWE


13
Eliza
James
WHEATON
born
1831
Chatteris
Cambs.
died
 
June quarter 1870
 North Witchford District, Cambs.
 Age 38

~
???

married
20th May 1855
Chatteris
Cambs.
John
Thomas
WADLOW

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Robert
JAMES
born about
1833
buried
18th September 1833
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris, 
Cambs
as
Robert
JAMES
"illg son of
Ann JAMES"

15
Phoebe
JAMES
born 
1834
died
about
January
1837
Age 3 years
buried
9th January
1837
St Peter and St Paul, Chatteris Cambs.
as
Phoebe
JAMES
"illeg dau of
Ann JAMES"

16
Thomas
James
WHEATON
born
16th July 1836 Chatteris, Cambs.
emigrated 1858-1859 USA
died
 21st November 1904 
Haddon, Sullivan USA 
Age 68

married
13th
September
1858
St Peter and St Paul
 Chatteris
Cambs.
witnesses
Robert
OAKLEY
Robert
MARTIN
Drusilla
LASTON

17
Robert
WHEATON
born
27th December 1838
Chatteris
Cambs.
?died
March
quarter 1839
North Witchford
District
Cambs.
18
John
WHEATON
born
27th December 1838
Chatteris
Cambs.
died
15th July 1839
Chatteris
Cambs.
Age 6 months
Marasmus
Informant of death
Philp
WHEATON
father
as
George
WHEATON

son of
Butcher

 

 

  1. 1805 Somersham, Huntingdonshire
    1839 Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON
    Committed September 1821 on suspicion of sheep stealing
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS
    23rd March 1822
    Phillip WHEATON the younger, charged with stealing one wether sheep, value l, 14s. the property of Mr Thomas PEACOCK, St Ives in this county, on 30th of July last.- Mr. Thos. PEACOCK, stated he had lost a sheep out of his drove; James EUSTON, his driver stated the same, and on being cross-examined said he had received l. 14s. of his wife, which WHEATON, sen. had paid to his wife for a sheep, which he said his son had bought of witness. but which witness said he had not, and that his master returned the l. 14s. this morning. - G SKEELS saw prisoner driving some sheep from St Ives towards Chatteris, and he took a single sheep off the road, which he stated he had left there knocked up: LEACH apprehended prisoner at Meldrith, in Cambridgeshire, where he was a journey-man butcher. - Not Guilty.
    Philip WHEATON the elder, aged 42, charged with having on the 30th July last, received of P. WHEATON, the younger, one wether sheep, (knowing the same to have been feloniously stolen) value l. 14s; the property of Mr. Thomas PEACOCK.
    - Prosecution withdrawn.
    The information about the family of Philip WHEATON and Ann JAMES is confusing.
    Philip was baptised in Somersham on the 18th July 1777. He was buried on the 22nd August 1853 in Chatteris which should have made him 76 years old. However, in the Chatteris Parish Register he is shown as aged 82 years. His wife had died previously and his older children were either married, or had themselves already died, so perhaps no one in his second family actually knew his age.
    In 1822 Philip WHEATON senior and Philip WHEATON junior were accused of sheep stealing. In 1841 Philip Piggott WHEATON, a Butcher was living in Back Lane in Chatteris with an Ann GREEN who he married in 1847, giving his father’s name as Philip. Although we cannot find a baptism for Philip Piggott WHEATON, given his middle name, his occupation, his father’s name, where he lived, and the fact that Philip senior had a son of the same name, we are certain that Philip Piggott WHEATON is that son. The only clue as to when he was born is that at the time of his death in 1850 his age was given as 48, which suggests he was born in 1802.
    Philip WHEATON senior married Elizabeth PIGGOTT in Doddington in 1805, which could, therefore, have been three years after the birth of the first child in the family, the Philip mentioned above. A daughter, Elizabeth was baptised in 1805, a daughter Ann buried as an infant in 1809, and then a daughter Mary, who had been born in 1807, was baptised in 1816. That Philip junior was probably born before his parent’s marriage, that Mary and Ann were not baptised and that Philip junior lived with his wife before marriage all suggest that the lives of this family were not too well regulated and helps confirm that the perceived problems discussed below actually exist!
    Philip’s wife Elizabeth died in 1814, leaving Philip with a son, aged 12 and two daughters, aged 9 and 7. It would appear that he and his son were in trouble in 1821 when they were in court (See above). Perhaps Philip had looked for someone to help him take care of the children; maybe it was Ann JAMES who he married in December 1839. On the marriage certificate Ann is shown as a spinster, daughter of William JAMES and she would have been about seventeen when Philip’s first wife died. In the December of the year previous to their marriage Ann had given birth to twin sons (who both died), whose births and deaths were registered in the name of WHEATON, although the couple were not married at the time. There were no baptisms or burials for these children in the Chatteris Parish Registers.
    In 1841 Philip WHEATON was living at Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire. In the same property, all with the surname WHEATON, were Catherine, Frederick, Jane, Eliza and Thomas, who were all born after the death of his first wife, Elizabeth PIGGOTT, and before his marriage to Ann JAMES. No baptisms for these children in the name of WHEATON or JAMES can be found in the Chatteris Registers.
    However, in the Chatteris Burial register there are several entries of interest. In 1833 Robert JAMES, illegitimate son of Ann JAMES, and in 1837 three year old Phoebe JAMES, illegitimate daughter of Ann JAMES, were buried. Were these the children of the Ann JAMES who married Philip WHEATON? To support this there is the case of the death in Chatteris of a nineteen year old Ann WHEATON, Butcher, which was registered on the 22nd September 1840, the informant being her mother, Ann WHEATON. However, in the Parish Register, on the 27th September 1840, there was a burial for an Ann JAMES, age 19, illegitimate daughter of Ann JAMES, who must surely be the same person.
    So, it would seem that an Ann JAMES has several illegitimate children. Was it "our" Ann JAMES? And did these include those living with Philip in 1841, and again in 1851, with the addition of William? It seems more than likely that she is the mother of them all, but is Philip the father? Were there any clues from the children themselves?
    In 1847 (which is after the 1842 death of Ann) the marriage of Phillip Piggott WHEATON was witnessed by Philip, Catherine and Jane WHEATON, and William JAMES. Was this Ann’s father, or could it have been her son William calling himself at this time William JAMES? In 1850 a William JAMES is a witness at the marriage of Jane James WHEATON. (Where did the James come from?!), but in 1851 it is a William WHEATON who is living with Philip. When Jane James WHEATON married in 1850 the other witness was Frederick James WHEATON, but when her sister married in 1855 (after the death of Philip) one of the witnesses was a Frederick JAMES. Was this the same person as the Frederick WHEATON living with Philip in 1841 and 1851? At the time of the marriages both girls gave Philip WHEATON as their father, as did their brother Thomas James WHEATON when he married Drusilla LATSON in 1858, after the death of Philip. So, whilst the children were young (in 1841) were they called WHEATON, but as they grew older they first started calling themselves James WHEATON, and then eventually JAMES?
    Catherine continued to call herself "Catherine WHEATON" all her life until she died in 1881. But what of the other children? We have been unable to find a marriage for Frederick James WHEATON, nor deaths for William, Frederick James, Thomas James or Drusilla WHEATON. Perhaps the entries are in the name of JAMES. On the other hand, their sister, Jane James WHEATON went to America, so perhaps her brothers went too.
    The only other clue is to be found when Jane James WHEATON and George GREEN baptised their first child in Chatteris, before Philip died, as "Catherine Elizabeth ROWE alias GREEN (WHEATON erased) daughter of Jane JAMES and Henry ROWE alias George GREEN". It would seem that Jane at least had decided that Philip was not her father! However, we have now (2/12/2003) been sent details from America of the death of Catherine Elizabeth. And she gives her parents names as Henry ROWE and Jane WHEATON! Confused? So are we!
  2. 1805 Doddington, Cambridgeshire
    There is an Elizabeth PIGGOT baptism 22 April 1778 in Mepal, Cambridgeshire
    Parents Joseph and Honour PIGGOT
    Siblings Mary baptised 16 April 1780 and Sarah baptised 19 January 1783 both Mepal, Cambridgeshire
  3. 1839 Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    Father - William James - Hair Dresser
  4. 1841 Back Lane, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    Quarter Sessions Books
    15th January 1822
    Philip WHEATON the elder &
    Philip WHEATON the younger
    Committed September 1821 on suspicion of sheep stealing
    CAMBRIDGE INDEPENDENT PRESS
    23rd March 1822
    Phillip WHEATON the younger, charged with stealing one wether sheep, value l, 14s. the property of Mr Thomas PEACOCK, St Ives in this county, on 30th of July last.- Mr. Thos. PEACOCK, stated he had lost a sheep out of his drove; James EUSTON, his driver stated the same, and on being cross-examined said he had received l. 14s. of his wife, which WHEATON, sen. had paid to his wife for a sheep, which he said his son had bought of witness, but which witness said he had not, and that his master returned the l. 14s. this morning. - G SKEELS saw prisoner driving some sheep from St Ives towards Chatteris, and he took a single sheep off the road, which he stated he had left there knocked up: LEACH apprehended prisoner at Meldrith, in Cambridgeshire, where he was a journey-man butcher. - Not Guilty.
    Philip WHEATON the elder, aged 42, charged with having on the 30th July last, received of P. Wheaton, the younger, one wether sheep, (knowing the same to have been feloniously stolen) value l. 14s; the property of Mr.Thomas PEACOCK.
    - Prosecution withdrawn.
    Information for Ann GREEN ne FROST
    1841 Back Lane, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire . There is an Ann GREEN living with Philip Piggot WHEATON 
    1851 Burn's Fields, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire. Ann, a Pauper, had a lodger, Mary WADDLELOW, also a Pauper 
    Father - William FROST
  5. 1834 St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    1841 27 Eden Walk, St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. No husband present
  6. Information for John LAMBERT
    1841 No. 7 Cambridge Place, St Andrew the Less, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Living with John WILLES (20) Carpenter not born in Cambridgeshire. Both are living in the home of Robert FREEMAN (60) Publican born Cambridgeshire and Sarah FREEMAN (45) not born in Cambridgeshire (age 25 so born 1816)
    1851 Cambridge Place, St Andrew the Less. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire as a widower. Lodging with Samuel TAVERNER (40) Bootmaker born Linton, Cambridgeshire and his wife Mary (45) born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Another Lodger was Urban ROCK (23) Fireman born London. A servant was Emma LINSDALE (12) General Servant born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (age 40 so born 1811)
    1861 86 Cambridge Place, St Andrew the Less Cambridge, Cambridgeshire as a widower. Lodging with James BROWN (55) Sawyer and Publican and his wife Ann (58) born born Bulsham, Cambridgeshire, together with their son Joseph (17) Sawyer born Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (age 45 so born 1816)
    Father - John LAMBERT dcd - Publican
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  9. 1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHEATON
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON
    1861 Not found
    1871 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire. Living with her was her niece, Caroline WADLOW (16) born London
    1881 Slade Lode, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
  10. 1841 Not found
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON and a widower. Living at home with father Philip and siblings
    1861 Not found as WHEATON or JAMES
    No suitable Marriage or Death entries. Perhaps they are in the name of JAMES.
    Not in Cambridge or North Witchford Districts from 1837-1847 as either JAMES or WHEATON
    Not in other number 14 Districts as WHE*. WEA* WEE* or WET
    As JAMES
    1839 Wisbech - Ann GOAKES one of brides
    1841 St Ives - brides include Ann LEEDS and Ann ROBINSON
    1841 St Ives - brides include Anne HARVEY and Anne TAYLOR
    1847 Chesterton as William Browne JAMES
  11. 1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHEATON
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON
    We now believe that Frederick James went to the US and are at the present time trying to confirm this.
  12. 1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHEATON
    1851 Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
    1860 1 August, Parma, Pulaski Township, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
    1870 9 July, Pulaski Township, Jackson County, Michigan, USA. Living with Henry and family were Joseph ROWE (66) born England. Henry was eligible to vote. Joseph could not read or write
    1880 Webber Township, Lake County, Michigan, USA
    1890 Baldwin, Pleasants Plains Township, Lake County, Michigan, USA
    1900 Pleasant Plains Township, Lake County, Michigan, USA (11 children, 7 surviving)
    1910 Cherry Valley, Lake County, Michigan, USA as a widow (11 children, 7 surviving). Sole occupant.
  13. 1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHEATON
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON
    1861 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
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  16. 1841 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHEATON
    1851 Slade End, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire as WHETON
    1860 Haddon, Sullivan, Indiana, USA. Living with them was Jonas LADSON (30) On Rail Road born England, his Wife Jane (28) born England and daughter Mary (3) born Indiana, USA. (was this a relation of Druisilla who we had as a LATSON?). Also living with them was Frank HANDY (30) labourer born Germany
    1870 Linton, Vigo, Indiana, USA. Living with them was Charlie JACOBS (29) Rail Road Hand born Germany
    1880 Haddon, Sullivan, Indiana, USA as G T WHEATON. Living with them was Hin SYMS (47) General Labourer born Canada
    1900 Haddon, Sullivan, Indiana, USA. Thomas is living next door to son Fred and son Thomas lived next door-but-one the other side.
    Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s 
    about Thomas Wheaton 
    Name: Thomas Wheaton 
    Year: 1858-1859 
    Age: 23 
    Estimated birth year: abt 1835 
    Place: Indiana 
    Source Publication Code: 9076.20 
    Primary Immigrant: Wheaton, Thomas 
    Annotation: Date and place of declaration of intention and date and port of arrival. Extracted from original records, which are located at the Indiana State Archives. Page number of original records is also provided; country of birth and port of embarkation, and othe 
    Source Bibliography: "SULLIVAN COUNTY, INDIANA, Naturalization Book, First Papers." In Hoosier Genealogist, vol. 34:2 (June 1994), pp. 65-75. 
    Page: 65
    Obituary from Sullivan Union 7 December 1904 sent by Adrian GIBBS 10/4/2015
    Mt Calvary
    Thomas J WHEATON who died Nov. 22nd lived two miles south of Mt Calvary. Mr WHEATON was born and reared in England and came to America in 1853, and lived a true American citizen until his death. Deceased was an honoured member of the Church of Christ at Paxton. He was a true and devoted husband, a kind and loving father - true to his church and appreciative of a host of friends. In all his associations and labours he bore the marks of Christian. The funeral services were conducted at the Church of Christ at Paxton by the Rev. SHAW assisted by the order of the Freemasons of Carlisle, of which organization the deceased was a member. The internment was in providence cemetery.
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