John  Whitmire Jr.

John Whitmire Jr. (1835 - 1916)

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John Whitmire Jr.
Born in Butler, PAmap
Husband of — married in Butler, PAmap
Died in Butler, PAmap
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Biography

John Whitmire Jr. was in the Company B, Sixth Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Sixth Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (212th Volunteers). (See Bates, pg 777). The actions of 6thPA, included:

  • Guard Orange & Alexandria Railroad between Alexandria and Manassas, Va., September 29-November 17, 1864.
  • Garrison Forts Marcy, Ward, Craig, Aeno, Albany and Lyon.
  • Defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac, till June, 1865.

RESEARCH NOTE: According to the Roster, in addition to John, a William Whitmire, age 44, was also in the same Company. Assumed to be William Whitmire

1880: Oakland, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

  • John Whitmire Self M 45 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Jane Whitmire Wife F 40 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Charles C Whitmire Son M 14 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Harry P Whitmire Son M 8 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Birdie E Whitmire Daughter F 5 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Adda P Whitmire Daughter F 3 Pennsylvania, United States
  • Emma C Whitmire Daughter F 18 Pennsylvania, United States
  • John E Whitmire Son M 16 Pennsylvania, United States


From History of Butler Co., 1895: "John WHITMIRE, third son of John and Catherine WHITMIRE, was born March 10, 1835, on the old homestead in Oakland township, where he still [p. 1017] resides. He was educated in the common schools, and adopted farming as his avocation. He was married September 8, 1859, to Jane CAMPBELL, daughter of William and Mattie CAMPBELL, to which union have been born ten children, viz.: Emma Z., who married Alonzo CAMPBELL, who resides on the Bailey farm, near Cooperstown; John E., who resides in Los Angeles, California, and is a cab driver; Charles C.; Harry P.; Everett Benton; Ada Pearl; Frank G., and three who died in infancy and youth. Mr. WHITMIRE enlisted in Company B, Sixth Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, September 2, 1864, and served with that command until June 22, 1865, when it was mustered out of service. Mr. WHITMIRE and wife are members of the Lutheran church; in politics, he is a Republican and has held the office of township treasurer one term and of school director and treasurer of the district three years and a half."

In 1900 John and Jane have 3 sons living with them: Charles, Harry and Frank.

In 1910, he is a widow, and his sons, Charles, Harry, Frank, as well as his son Everett, his daughter-in-law, Alma, and their three sons, Lee, John and Frank, are in his household.

1910: Oakland, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

  • John Whitmire Head M 75 Pennsylvania
  • Charles C Whitmire Son M 43 Pennsylvania
  • Harry P Whitmire Son M 38 Pennsylvania
  • Everet B Whitmire Son M 35 Pennsylvania
  • Frank Whitmire Son M 28 Pennsylvania
  • Alma B Whitmire Daughter-in-law F 30 Pennsylvania
  • Lee E Whitmire Grandson M 13 Pennsylvania
  • John P Whitmire Grandson M 9 Pennsylvania
  • Frank M Whitmire Grandson M 4 Pennsylvania


He is buried in the Whitmire family Cemetery. GAR

Find A Grave Memorial# 132867599

The three who "died in infancy and youth" are believed to be buried in Whitmire Cemetery. They are William Alva (1868?-1871), Daughter Minnie (?-?), and unnamed Infant son (d. 23 Dec 1880).

Sources


  • "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M44T-2MK : accessed 02 Jul 2014), John Whitmore in household of John Whitmore, Centre, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 238, NARA microfilm publication M432.


  • "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXPH-473 : accessed 02 Jul 2014), John Whitmire, Oakland Tp, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 5, household ID 29, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 805087.


  • "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWXD-189 : accessed 02 Jul 2014), John Whitmire, Oakland, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 379D, NARA microfilm publication T9.
  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M394-35N : accessed 02 Jul 2014), John Whitmire, Oakland Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 4A, family 59, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241387.
  • "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGH2-G6Z : accessed 02 Jul 2014), John Whitmire, Oakland, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 99, sheet 1A, family 3, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375335.


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