Whilmer W. Sill
(1832-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary E. Clever

Whilmer W. Sill 1

  • Born: 28 Jul 1832, , , PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Mary E. Clever
  • Died: 31 Jan 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 71 1 2 3
  • Buried: 3 Feb 1904, Upper Darby: Montrose Cemetery, Delaware, PA 2

   Another name for Whilmer was Wilmer W. Sill.4

   FamilySearch ID: LVH7-XVY.

  Birth Notes:

Event Description: His Philadelphia death certificate has 28 Jul 1832 birth date; 1900 census has Jun 1833; his tombstone has 1842.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of His Philadelphia death certificate has 28 Jul 1832 birth date; 1900 census has Jun 1833; his tombstone has 1842, 1842 and , , PA. 1

2. Military from 20 Aug 1862 to 23 Jun 1865 in , , PA: Civil War: Co. C. 138th Regiment Pa. Volunteers, infantry, private.

3. Census in 1870 in Norristown, Montgomery, PA. 5 The 1870 census recorded Wilmer Sill, baker, 30, living with wife Mary, 24; Clara, 11; Emma, 9; and Villina, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: Wilmer died at the SW corner of 61st and Market streets due to apoplexy, 31 Jan 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2


Whilmer married Mary E. Clever. (Mary E. Clever was born on 21 Jun 1836 in , , PA,5 6 7 died on 15 Jul 1912 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 6 7 and was buried on 18 Jul 1912 in Upper Darby: Montrose Cemetery, Delaware, PA 6 7.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115799677.

2 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 (From originals housed at the Philadelphia City Archives. "Death Records."), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J6SY-4ZZ Wilmer W. Sill, 31 Jan 1904; citing cn 3316, Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; FHL microfilm 1,003,723.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QJDP-ZN5X Wilmer W. Sill, 1882, widow's pension began Feb 1904.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 33204. Emma Beecher. Father W. W. Sill. Mother not known. Informant/spouse: J Frank Beecher.

5 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ54-B9W Wilmer Sill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 69, family 540.

6 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 69879. Mary E. Sill. Father John Clever. Mother Philena Baker.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115799720.



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