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 Benjamin Franklin Whitaker

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Benjamin Franklin Whitaker

  • Birth 1841 Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 15 Nov 1915 Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Section 6, plot 14
  • Memorial ID 5559647

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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IST SGT CO B 10 KANS INF


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  • Maintained by: Forrest Fothergill
  • Originally Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 21 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5559647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Franklin Whitaker (1841–15 Nov 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5559647, citing Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Forrest Fothergill (contributor 46917725) .