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Husband:Benjamin Earl WHITTINGTON

Born:27 March 1821 in Hardin County, Kentucky
Married: 1839 in Missouri
Died:27 February 1893 in Barry County, Missouri
Buried:in Purdy (Barry), Missouri
Cemetery:Arnhart Cemetery
Father:John Wesley WHITTINGTON
Mother:Catherine DAVIS
Other spouses:Susan Jane Thomas  

Wife:Harriet STRINGER

Born: 1824 in Perry County, Tennessee
Died:11 November 1869 in Barry County, Missouri
Buried:in Monett (Barry), Missouri
Cemetery:Bethel Cemetery
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CHILDREN

Name:Mary Catherine Whittington
Born:August 1840 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
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Died:25 December 1909 in Barry County, Missouri
Buried:in Monett (Barry), Missouri
Cemetery:Bethel Cemetery

Name:Lucinda Whittington
Born: 1844 in Missouri
Sex:F
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Name:Sarah Ann Whittington
Born:20 April 1846 in Missouri
Sex:F
First married:8 September 1863 in Purdy (Barry), Missouri
Died:26 June 1914 in Purdy (Barry), Missouri
Cause of death:Atrophy of Liver
Buried:27 June 1914 in Purdy (Barry), Missouri
Cemetery:Arnhart Cemetery
Spouse(s):Alfred Lee Pitts  

Name:Francis Caroline Whittington
Born:September 1850 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
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Name:Melvina Ellen Whittington
Born:October 1852 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
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Name:Martha Jane Louisa Whittington
Born:5 September 1855 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
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Name:Harriet Roena Whittington
Born:2 November 1857 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
First married:11 January 1874 in Verona (Lawrence), Missouri
Died:19 February 1929 in Fresno County, California
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Spouse(s):James Ashbury Thomas  

Name:George Washington Whittington
Born:7 January 1858 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:M
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Died:12 May 1928 in Ottawa County, Oklahoma
Buried:in Wyandotte (Ottawa), Oklahoma
Cemetery:Wyandotte Indian Cemetery

Name:Julia Ann Whittington
Born:13 March 1862 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:F
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Died:14 February 1947
Buried:in Waukomis (Garfield), Oklahoma
Cemetery:Waukomis Cemetery

Name:Ulysses Grant Whittington
Born:1 May 1864 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:M
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Died:2 February 1927
Buried:in Norton (Norton), Kansas
Cemetery:Norton Cemetery

Name:William J. Whittington
Born: 1869 in Barry County, Missouri
Sex:M
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Died: 1946 in Iowa
Buried:in Silver City (Mills), Iowa
Cemetery:Silver City Cemetery

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

1860, Jul 27 – The census shows the family living thru the Gad Fly Post Office, McDonnell Township, Barry County, Missouri.  Family 846:   Benjamin Whittington, 39, male, farmer, $900, $6250, KY;  Harriet Whittington, 36, female, Domestic, TN;  Louisiann Whittington, 16, female, MO;  Sarah Whittington, 14, female, MO;  John Whittington, 12, male, MO,  Frances C. Whittington, 10, female, MO;  Melvina E. Whittington, 8, female, MO;  Martha L. Whittington, 5, female, MO;  Rheanezee Whittington, 3, female, MO;  George Whittington, 3, male, MO.  Census was taken by C.J. Paine.

1880, Jun - Special Schedule Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines, and Widows, Etc.  Persons who served in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps of the United States during the war of the rebellion (who are survivors), and widows of such persons, in McDonald Township, County of Barry, State of Missouri.   Enumerated by John Laidlaw.   Line 6.  House 30 - Benjamin W. Whittington, Private, Company C, 14th Missouri Cavalry, enlisted March 1882, discharged 1 March 1864, served 2 years 13 days.   Post office address:  Butterfield, Barry County, Missouri.  Disability incurred:  Wounded in leg and head.