12. Simon Shubel WHEELER
was born on May 25 1865 in Calais, VT..(13)
(14) He died on Dec 27 1947 in
North Montpelier, VT. He was buried in Robinson Cem., Calais, VT.. When Simon
and Inda were married they went to live in the small house
close to the Maple Corners schoolhouse (it's still there as of 1992).
It was here that Julius was born. Later they moved to Kents Corner
where Joel was born. (It's not known for sure which house but it may
have been the Bulluck house.) After this they lived on a farm on the
county road in East Montpelier. These buildings burned; were rebuilt
and later lived in by Chester and Lucy Anderson, Inda's half sister.
After the fire Simon and Inda went to live with her brother and wife,
Irving and Nellie and family of daughters at the Robinson homestead --
reached from a road leading off the Calais-Worcester road just beyond
Curtis Pond. The farm buildings, including a large brick house with
white ell sets on top of a hill from which there is a magnificent view
of Maple Corner Village and the mountains beyond. Raymond was born
here and it was shortly after his birth that Simon and Inda purchased
the Bennett farm just out of Maple Corners on the County Road toard
Montpelier. There is a Cape Cod style house, painted white and with
attached woodshed, horse barn and storage shed. Simon was a
successful farmer, keeping his buildings in tip top shape and raising
good crops for his dairy cattle, sheep, pigs, hens, and horses. He
also worked on the town roads and was known as an excellent teamster.
They raised their three sons here and taught them good farming
practices. They also made a home for a local homeless girl, Florence
Berry. During World War I Joel took over the farm. Julius had married
and had his own place and Raymond was in the army. In time the
couple moved to Maple Corners and lived once again in the house they
occupied when first wed. They were also caretakers at different times
at the Oscar Gallagher home next door. Later they lived in the
apartment in Julius and Mary's farm home just across the brook. It was
there that Inda died of a heart attack in 1944. He was married to Inda M. ROBINSON on Sep 25 1889.
13. Inda M.
ROBINSON was born on Apr 13 1867 in Calais, VT. She died on Feb 2 1944
in Calais, VT.(13) Died of heart attack.
6 i. Joel Robinson WHEELER.
ii. Raymond Dewey WHEELER(13) was born on Jun 24 1898 in Calais, VT. He died on Oct 20 1981 in Berlin, VT of old age.. He was buried in North Montpelier VT Cem.. Died of strokes and dementia.
iii. Julius Henry WHEELER(13) was born on Aug 8 1890. He died in 1956 in Heaton Hospital, Montpelier, VT.. Died of cancer.
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