Oscar F., eldest son of Addison H. and Lucy (Remington) Wheeler. was born in Bristol, New York, February, 1831. His life was devoted to agriculture, in which he was most successful. He was a member of the Congregational church, a Republican in politics, and a man of marked resolution and sturdy character.
He married, February, 1859, Lucy Rowley, born in Rush, New York, April, 1833, daughter of Simeon and Lucy (Hayward) Rowley. Children of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar F. Wheeler: Heber E., Dr. Stoughton R., Oscar F., Robert H., Lucy S., Ellen E.. Jennie, and AIice, deceased.