Henry Whetsel
(1817-1891)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Catherine Beicher

Henry Whetsel 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Sep 1817, , Franklin, OH 6
  • Marriage (1): Catherine Beicher on 15 Jan 1852 in , Franklin, OH 1
  • Died: 10 Dec 1891, Peoria, Peoria, IL at age 74
  • Buried: Farmington: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fulton, IL

   FamilySearch ID: 99TC-G6J.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 7 The 1860 census recorded Henry Whitzell, farmer, 42, living with wife Catharine, 25; Elizabeth, 7; Eliza C., 6; Mary A., 4; and Sarah J., 7 months. Everyone was born in Ohio. The post office was Columbus.

2. Census in 1870 in Peoria Township, Peoria, IL. 8 The 1870 census recorded Henry Whetsel, farm laborer, 52, living with wife Catharine, 55; Elizabeth, 18; Katie, 15; Mary, 13; Sarah, 10; David, 8; Lucinda, 4; and Martha, 10 months born Sep 1869 in Illinois. Everyone else was born in Ohio.
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3. Census in 1880 in Logan Township, Peoria, IL. 6 The 1880 census recorded Henry Whetsel, farmer, 62, living with wife Catharine, 47; daughter Eliza, 25; daughter Sarah, 20; son David, farm laborer, 18; daughter Lucinda, 14; and daughter Martha, 11. Martha was born in Indiana, David and Lucinda in Illinois, and the others in Ohio. Henry and Catharine's parents were from Pennsylvania.


Henry married Catherine Beicher, daughter of Unknown and Elisabeth Bicher, on 15 Jan 1852 in , Franklin, OH.1 (Catherine Beicher was born on 14 Nov 1834 in , , OH, died between 1903 and 1906 in Peoria, Peoria, IL and was buried in Farmington: Oak Ridge Cemetery, Fulton, IL.)


Sources


1 Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958 (www.familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZV9-52N Henry Whetsel and Catharine Beicher, 15 Jan 1852; citing Franklin, Ohio, United States, reference ; FHL microfilm 285143.

2 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQFY-3Y7 Catherine Beecher in entry for Mrs. Lyde Moore, 11 Mar 1921; citing Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1570365.

3 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N36K-545 Catherine Beecher in entry for David Henry Whetsel, 19 Sep 1917; citing Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1543608.

4 Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois (Brookhaven Press, 1902. Peoria, Illinois. 843 pages. Online: http://books.google.com/books?id=tk00AQAAMAAJ), Vol. 2, Part 2, page 843. Biography of Henry J. Winget.

5 FamilySearch.org, Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQ71-VH6 Sarah J. Wingate, 14 Jan 1928; citing Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1614305.

6 1880 United States Census, Year: 1880; Census Place: Logan, Peoria, Illinois; Roll: 240; Family History Film: 1254240; Page: 485A; Enumeration District: 198; Image: 0416.

7 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Mifflin, Franklin, Ohio; Roll: M653_962; Page: 43; Image: 90; Family History Library Film: 803962.

8 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6HP-SBD Sarah Whetsel in household of Henry Whetsel, Illinois, United States; citing p. 11, family 68, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545766.



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