Thomas William Henry WHEELER 1830-1893
Elizabeth "Betsy" SPEEDY 1835-1915

Digby, Hotspur & Heywood, S-W Victoria, Australia

Thomas William WHEELER b. 1830 Hobart, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), son of Captain William WHEELER and Elizabeth GUY was married in 1856 at Geelong, Victoria to Elizabeth "Betsy" SPEEDY b. 1835 Perthshire, Scotland, daughter of Matthew SPEEDY and Janet WILLIAMSON.

Thomas WHEELER died at Jeparit in 1893 and his widow "Betsy" died at Condah in 1915.

Thomas WHEELER and Betsy SPEEDY had the following known children:

  1. William WHEELER b. 1856 Modewarre, Vic, d. 1906, (went to WA);
  2. John WHEELER b. 1858 Heywood, Vic, m. Elizabeth Harriet CARTER;
  3. Ann Maria WHEELER b. 1860 Heywood, Vic, m. John HILL;
  4. David WHEELER b. 1862 Hotspur, Vic, m. Charlotte RUNDLE;
  5. Janet WHEELER b. 1864 Digby, Vic. m. Henry OSBORN;
  6. Isabella WHEELER b. 1867 Heywood, Vic, m. James CLARKE (went to Queensland);
  7. Eliza WHEELER b. 1871 Hotspur, S-W Vic, m. John OSBORN;
  8. Elizabeth WHEELER b. 1875 Heywood, Vic, m. Thomas BROAD (went to WA).

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