Louisa <I>Van Velsor</I> Whitman

Louisa Van Velsor Whitman

West Hills, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 23 May 1873 (aged 77)
Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 10325839 View Source
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Wife of Walter Whitman and mother to: Jesse Whitman (1818) (died in lunatic asylum), Walter
Whitman Jr. (1819), Mary Elizabeth Whitman [Van Nostrand] (1822), Hannah Louise
Whitman [Hyde] (1823), unnamed boy (1825)(died at 6 months), Andrew Jackson
Whitman (1827), Col. George Washington Whitman (1829), Thomas Jefferson Whitman
(1833), and Edward Whitman (1835) (who was mentally and physically challenged).

Son Walter became a distinguished poet/essayist, son George was a Civil war Colonel who was wounded in action at the battle of Fredericksburg.

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