Biography of T. Edwin Whittleton
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Whittleton, T. Edwin, is a grandson of Thomas, who was born in England, and died in 1876, aged sixty four years. Subject's father was George Whittleton, born in England, June 29, 1835, and died in Carlton April 11, 1894. He emigrated to this country when eighteen years of age and settled at Medina. N. Y., where he remained four years, and at which time he married Mary A. Stockwell, born in Lyndonville, N. Y., December 10, 1838. They moved to Racine, Wis., where they remained two years, then returned to Ridgeway and remained one year. He purchased a farm at Oak Orchard of sixty acres, where he lived three years; then sold out and purchased the farm where our subject now resides. The farm now contains 128 acres. They had four children: Frank, born in Grant county, Wis., February 5, 1857; George, born in Wisconsin February 12, 1858; T. Edwin, our subject, born in Medina, September 4, 1860; and Phoebe, born in Ridgeway, N. Y., June 21, 1864, died September 26, 1889. Our subject was reared on a farm, and has always followed farming. He married at Carlton, January 11, 1881, Libbie E. Groat, born in Jamesville, Onondaga county, N. Y., May 1, 1860, and they had one son, Floyd C., born October 27, 1881, and died May 25, 1884. Frank L. Whittleton married Laura E. Baker, and has two children, Mary A., born March 12, 1883; Myron B., born September 12. 1885. George Whittleton married Emma C. Handy, and they have three children: Earl E., born May 30, 1881; Daisy E., born January 11, 1883, and Harold Ray, born February 28, 1892. Phoebe Whittleton, married Walter S. Shackelford, and they had two children: Albertie, born June 13, 1885; and Ora G., born February 29, 1887, died June 26, 1889.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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