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Edward Wells Whitford
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Birth: May 2, 1778
Stonington
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1862
Rodman
Jefferson County
New York, USA

The Sabbath Recorder", Vol 18, No 42, p 167, Oct. 16, 1862.

In Rodman, Jefferson Co., N. Y., September 4, 1862, Edward Whitford, in the 85th year of his age. In early life, Bro. Whitford was a man of rare enterprise and industry, but during the last few years of his existence, his mental and physical strength had so failed as to make him entirely dependent on the care of his children.

While he lived he was not appealed to in vain for the support of objects connected with the cause of Christ. He was the "liberal mind that deviseth liberal things." To the last, when losing almost all other knowledge, he knew his Saviour, and confidently trusted in him.

Thus, within a few weeks of each other, an aged couple who had walked together from youth, have passed away. May their places be filled by others as worthily. In Bro. Whitford's death, the church has met with a great loss.
J. S.

transcribed by Jon Saunders, contributor 47674050 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua Whitford (1731 - 1813)
  Prudence Burdick Whitford (1734 - 1807)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Polly Maxson Whitford (1781 - 1862)*
  Mary Polly Maxon Whitford (1781 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  Betsey W Whitford Murray (1800 - 1878)*
  Silas Whitford (1805 - 1805)*
  Prudence Whitford Hull (1806 - 1874)*
  Jushua Whitford (1808 - 1809)*
  Lois Maxon Whitford Coats (1810 - 1873)*
  Asa Maxson Whitford (1812 - 1886)*
  Phoebe Whitford Greenman (1813 - 1873)*
  David Whitford (1815 - 1815)*
  Edward Wells Whitford (1815 - 1892)*
  Albert Sheldon Whitford (1818 - 1844)*
  Nathan Green Whitford (1819 - 1911)*
  Margaret Eusebia Whitford Maxson (1820 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joshua Whitford (1755 - 1826)*
  Elizabeth Whitford Burdick (1757 - 1856)*
  Catherine Whitford Maxon (1759 - 1834)*
  Jesse Whitford (1762 - 1851)*
  John Whitford (1764 - 1831)*
  Mercy Whitford (1774 - 1799)*
  Sarah Whitford Burdick (1774 - ____)*
  Edward Wells Whitford (1778 - 1862)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Adams Center
Jefferson County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35913455
Edward Wells Whitford
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Edward Wells Whitford
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Edward Wells Whitford
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- Glenn Geirland
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012

- Jon Saunders
 Added: Jul. 16, 2012
 
 
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