Monday, December 14, 2015

John Reynolds Whitford

John Reynolds Whitford.

Birth: 1852,
Death: May 9, 1915, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island.

Parents: Amos Whitford (1819 - 1893), Mary Desire Lillibridge Whitford (1830 - 1870).

Wife: Hannah T. Church Whitford.( 1840-1893.)

Children: Mabel Ella Whitford, Isaac James R. Whitford.

Siblings: John Reynolds Whitford (1852 - 1915).
Sarah Ellis Whitford Tefft (1854 - 1936)..
Eunice Emma Whitford Kenyon (1857 - 1884).
Amos Edward Whitford (1858 - 1917)..
Addie Melissa Whitford Greene (1860 - 1932)..
Infant Daughter Whitford (1864 - 1864)..
Clark Amos Whitford (1868 - 1929),

Burial:John Whitford Lot, Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island.

He was a Civil War Veteran.

John R. Whitford. Residence, South Kingstown; enrolled Aug. 4, 1862; mustered in Sept. 4; 1862; transferred to 2d Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, Sept. 10, 1864; mustered out as of same June 30, 1865.

Rhode Island Seventh Infantry, Co. G.
Sergeant John R. Whitfokd was born in South Kingstown Feb. 19, 1837. He spent all the early part of his life in Southern Rhode Island. He enlisted originally in Company I, Second Regiment Rhode Island Volunteers, but was discharged therefrom on account of illness March 26, 1862. He regained his health soon after returning home and married Hannah T., daughter of Capt. Isaac M. Church, of the Fourth Rhode Island Volunteers. Upon the organization of the Seventh he again enlisted and was appointed a sergeant in Company G. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps Sept. 10, 1864, and mustered out of service June 30, 1865. He is now a carriage blacksmith and resides at Davisville.


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