Update: Pension claim #41714, Jane (Thompson) Wheeler, widow of Robert Wheeler. She was 84 on Nov. 11, 1881, died 15 April 1884. Robert died 18 Dec 1859 in Manchester, VT. At enlistment Sept. 1814; he was age 26, 5'8 or 9". Black hair and eyes. Born in Groton, Massachusetts [MA]. Jane and Robert married 11 July 1822 in Londonderry, Windham Co., Vt.
Affidavit in pension file from her brother-in-law, Ira Whitman, husband of her sister. They lived in Hoosac, Pittstow and Cambridge, New York [NY], and Londonderry, Grafton, Springfield, Landgrove, Dorset and Manchester, VT. He received a bounty land warrant #61323 and signed it over to one Chauncey G. Borland of Iowa. Land warrant #12989 also transferred to Joshua Dial of Iowa [IA].
Letters to unnamed relatives indicate daughters Martha, Abby and Calista. Calista m. Francis Kilburn of Manchester.
Posted by j., Vermont volunteer who is not related.