Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Micah Whitson

Micah Whitson with his 4 sons William (front), George, Mercer and Joseph
Micah b: 20 Feb 1791, Lancaster Co, PA, m: 13 Mar 1816 to Mary Mercer d: 3 Oct 1871 Lancaster Co, PA

Micah Whitson was the father of William Whitson

William Whitson b: 23 Jan 1818, m: 12 Jun 1839, Lancaster Co, PA to Elizabeth Fulton, d: 15 Dec 1908 Pottawatamie CO, IA
Father: Micah Whitson. Mother: Mary Mercer

William Whitson was the father of Wilzue Whitson

Wilzue Whitson
b: 10 Jul 1850, Lancaster Co., PA
m: 19 Apr 1883, Omaha, NE to Eliza Sarah Smith
d: 12 Dec 1928, Council Bluffs, IA

Wilzue Whitson was the father of Jay Whitson

Jay Whitson
b: 26 Mar 1889, Hardin Twp, Pottawatamie Co, IA
m: 29 May 1918, Ames, IA to Edith D. Whitney
d: 1 Oct 1976, Grinnell, IA

Jay Whitson was maternal grandfather to the Barrett brothers

Micah and his more famous brother, Thomas, were active in the anti-slavery and women's rights movements and were active conductors on the Underground Railway in the years before the Civil War.
Thomas Whitson

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