Whitman, John Norton
Age: 33, credited to Brighton, VTVITALS
Birth: 06/13/1826, Batavia, NYADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls, MN
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John N. Whitman
John Norton Whitman was born in Batavia (Genesee County) NY, son of James Whitman. He m. in Illinois, 3 Oct., 1849, Melissa D. Wolcott (b. Island Pond, Vt., 4 July, 1832, dau. of Emerson & Frances (Adams) Wolcott). When he was but seven years old, John went West with his eldest brother. He was married in Illinois and lived there for a time, but came back to Vermont with his wife to her former New England Home. He enlisted from Island Pond 24 Aug., 1861 in Co. "D", 4th Vt. He was promoted to corporal. He was wounded at the Battle of Antietam, 17 Sept., 1862 and discharged for wounds 3 Nov., 1862. He and his wife moved to New Hampshire and then to Boston. In middle life he returned to the west, locating on a farm in Minnesota.
He d. at Thief River Falls (Pennington Co) Minnesota, 10 Feb., 1903. His widow d. at Thief River, 20 Jan., 1911.
1. Emerson Wolcott, b. Oshkosh, Wisc. 17 Sept. 1850 2. Albert, b. 22 June, 1852 …. d. 26 June, 1852.
3. Manley Albert, b. 12 Aug., 1853.br> 4. Carrie, b. 31 March, 1855. She m. 5 Oct., 1879, David Noyes MacCauley of Merrimack, NH. They moved to MacCauleyville, Minnesota.
Courtesy of Linda M. Welch, Dartmouth College.