Biography of Philo Wheeler
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Wheeler, Philo, was born in the town of Rodman, Jefferson county, June 25, 1824. He learned the trade of blacksmithing in his native place, serving seven years of apprenticeship. He has been in Oswego county over forty years, during which time he has followed his trade with marked success. September 29, 1846, he married Louise Lewis, and they have one daughter, Augusta, wife of Edward Weed of Oswego city. His wife having died, Mr. Wheeler married Mahala Ross, September 12, 1883. Mr. Wheeler is one of the leading Democrats of Oswego, and for many years served on both district and county committees, and has been a grand juryman frequently. His father was Henry Wheeler, his mother Lucy (Barrett) Wheeler, natives of New England. His father particapated in the war of 1812 at Sackett's Harbor. Besides his blacksmith trade Mr. Wheeler owns and conducts one of the finest farms in Oswego.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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