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William Jackson Whiteman

William Jackson Whiteman
b. 23 March 1848, Clinton County, Indiana, to [–?–] and Annie (Sawyer) Whiteman
d. 21 May 1920, Centralia, Lewis County, Washington

m.
Emilyn Jane Bixby
b. 27 September 1853, St. Louis, Missouri
d. 20 May 1917, Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington

Children with Emilyn Jane Bixby:
• Mary “Mollie”
• Hattie
• Thomas (1877-1954)
• William Henry (1884-1960) married Mary Etta Rhodes
• Jennie
• Lela (1888-1912)
• Ivy (1890-1950)
• Edward
• Ethel May (1894-1988)

William left Clinton County, Indiana, in 1858.

Submitted by:
Gary E. Lee
Cosmopolis WA

James Newby

James Newby
b. 16 November 1840, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana, to Thomas and Rebecca (Hall) Newby
d. 10 October 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

m/1. 14 April 1862, Cambridge City, Wayne County, Indiana
Mary Sarah Ann Sechrist
b. 19 October 1839, Germantown, Wayne County, Indiana
d. 30 April 1865, Germantown, Wayne County, Indiana

m/2. 1 November 1866, Wayne County, Indiana
Zella P. Sawyer

Children with Mary Sarah Ann Sechrist:
• Etta Elizabeth (1863-1944) married Harry Beecher Cottingham

James was in Company I, 36th Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. He was mustered in at Richmond, 16 September 1861, and mustered out at Indianapolis, 21 September 1864. During this time he was a sergeant, lieutenant, and a captain. It is unknown what year he left Indiana.

Submitted by:
Steve Hill
Rosselle IL
E-mail: hill55537@cs.com