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Benjamin Franklin Whitaker
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Birth: 1841
Chicopee
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1915
Bremerton
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

B.F. Whitaker enlisted 16 Jul 1861 and was mustered the same day as a Private in Co. "B", 10th Kansas Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 16 Aug 1861 and to First Sergeant on 25 Mar 1862. He was mustered out 19 Aug 1864 at Leavenworth, KS. He lived in Kansas when he applied for a veteran's pension in 1890 but moved on to Bremerton, WA about 1900.

He married twice; first to Mary J. Dodds who died in 1876, by whom he had four daughters and a son and second to Carrie J. Van Kleek by whom he had three daughters.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Lyman Whitaker (1812 - 1852)
  Emeline Kentfield Trueax (1811 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary J. Dodds Whitaker (1842 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Fred D Whitaker (1868 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Lyman Whitaker (1838 - 1902)*
  Benjamin Franklin Whitaker (1841 - 1915)
  Frederick Lucius Whitaker (1844 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IST SGT CO B 10 KANS INF
 
Burial:
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Forrest Fothergill
Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Jun 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5559647
Benjamin Franklin Whitaker
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Benjamin Franklin Whitaker
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 Added: Oct. 18, 2009
 
 
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