John Whitman
(1846-1917)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. E. Rebecca Freigh

John Whitman 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 22 Nov 1846, North Coventry Twp., Chester, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): E. Rebecca Freigh on 21 Jul 1866 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Sep 1917, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA at age 70 2
  • Buried: 6 Sep 1917, Temple, Berks, PA, United States 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1880 in North Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 3 The 1880 census recorded John Whitman, laborer, 35, living with wife Rebecca, 38; daughter Laura, 12; Annie, 7; and Ella, 6. They are in the household of John's father, Geo. Whitman, stone mason, 58; and mother, Mary A., 56. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Rebecca and her parents in Wurtemburg, Germany.

2. Cause of Death: apoplexy, arteriosclerosis., 1 Sep 1917, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2

3. Occupation: watchman at railroad crossing on 1 Sep 1917 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2


John married E. Rebecca Freigh on 21 Jul 1866 in Pottstown: Trinity Reformed Church, Montgomery, PA.1 (E. Rebecca Freigh was born on 3 Jul 1841 in , , Württemberg, DEU,2 5 6 died on 4 Aug 1910 in North Coventry Twp., Chester, PA 6 and was buried on 8 Aug 1910 in Temple, Berks, PA, United States 6.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013</i>, PA > Montgomery > Pottstown > Trinity United Church of Christ. Marriage of John Whitman and Rebecca image 203.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 45381. E. Laura Beecher. Father John W. Whitman. Mother Rebecca Freck.

3 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: North Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1115; Family History Film: 1255115; Page: 415D; Enumeration District: 095; Image: 0618.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 110254. John Whitman. Father George Whitman. Mother Mary Ann Whitaker.

5 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Year: 1900; Census Place: North Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: 1393; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0091; FHL microfilm: 1241393.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 81928. Rebecca Whitman. Father John Freigh. Mother not listed.



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