Ruth Wheeler

F, (1 August 1812 - 6 September 1891)
Father-Biological*Nathan Wheeler b. 19 Mar 1774, d. 23 May 1812
Mother-Biological*Ruth Spear b. 21 Dec 1790, d. 6 Jul 1841
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Last Edited=7 May 2022
Gravestone of Ebenezer and Ruth (Wheeler) Hill
     Ruth Wheeler was born on 1 August 1812 at Alstead, New Hampshire.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Nathan Wheeler and Ruth Spear.

Ruth Wheeler, age 15, married Ebenezer Hill, age 26 , son of Ebenezer Hill and Polly Gaveg, on 30 March 1828 at Berlin, Washington County, Vermont. According to the Federal Census in 1880, Ruth was a widow.5 Ruth, age 67 years, appeared on the US Census of 1880 at Berlin, Washington County, Vermont.5 She died on 6 September 1891 at Berlin, Washington County, Vermont, at age 79.1,2 She was buried at West Berlin Cemetery, West Berlin, Vermont. Ruth's epitaph reads:

BORN DEC 31, 1801
DIED AUG 25, 1874

BORN AUG 1, 1812
DIED SEPT 6, 1891.1

Children of Ruth Wheeler and Ebenezer Hill


  1. Find-a-Grave. Online
  2. Gravestone Inscription.
  3. New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records. New Hampshire, U.S., Birth Records, 1631-1920. Provoi, Utah: Operations, 2021.
  4. New Hampshire Bureau of Vital Records. New Hampshire, U.S., Births and Christenings Index, 1714-1904. Provoi, Utah: Operations, 2011.
  5. Census Bureau. 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Lehi, Utah: Operations, 2010.