William W. Withington, 18391907 (aged 67 years)

William W. Withington
Name
William W. Withington
Given names
William W.
Surname
Withington
Birth December 6, 1839 24 20
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington was born in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine"

Note: Family Bible does not list any middle initial, although his military records and his personal letters do.
Census 1840 (aged 0)
Citation details:

Year: 1840; Census Place: Bald Eagle, Clinton, Pennsylvania; Roll 450; Page: 342; Image: 695; Family History Library Film: 0020540.

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Note:

Household consists of: Males: 1(<5), 1(20-30) Females: 1(20-30)

Note: John Withington (father's) household. He is the Free White Male, 0-4 years old.
Birth of a brotherGeorge Withington
September 23, 1841 (aged 1 year)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

"George Withington was born in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the twenty third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty one"

Shared note:

1 Child Unknown wife

Birth of a brotherFrancis Edward Withington
October 8, 1843 (aged 3 years)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Francis Edward Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the eighth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three"

Birth of a sisterSarah Ellen Withington
November 13, 1845 (aged 5 years)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Sarah Ellen Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the thirteenth day of November one thousand eight hundred forty five"

Birth of a sisterJulia Catherine Withington
July 13, 1847 (aged 7 years)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Julia Catherine Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the thirteeth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven"

Birth of a brotherThomas Haslet Withington
September 6, 1849 (aged 9 years)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Thomas Haslet Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the sixth day of Sept in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine"

Death of a sisterJulia Catherine Withington
August 16, 1850 (aged 10 years)
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Julia Catherine Withington departed this life the sixteenth day of August 1850 in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County Pennsylvania 'Early, bright, transient, chaste as morning dew She sparkled, was exhaled, and went to heaven' "

Census 1850 (aged 10 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1850; Census Place: Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M432_784; Page: 172B; Image: 346; Dwelling: 21; Family: 24.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Living with parents.
Note: Age 10, attended school within the year.
Death of a paternal grandfatherPeter Withington
after 1850 (aged 10 years)

Birth of a brotherAlbert Owen Withington
June 12, 1852 (aged 12 years)
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Albert Owen Withington was born in Shirleysburg Huntingdon County State of Pennsylvania the twelfth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two"

Death of a fatherJohn Wakefield Withington
December 19, 1853 (aged 14 years)
Citation details:

Huntingdon County, Reel 670, Image 34 of 35. John W. Withington, white male, aged 38 years, died in December 1853 of Typhoid Fever in Shirleysburg Borough. Buried in Shirleysburg Burial Ground. Son of Peter and Mary Withington. Occupation: Tailor.

Date of entry in original source: March 9, 2019
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"John W Withington departed this life in Shirleysburg Pennsylvania the nineteenth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three"

Death of a brotherAlbert Owen Withington
January 27, 1855 (aged 15 years)
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Albert Owen Withington departed this life the twenty seventh day of January in Shirleysburg Pennsylvania in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty five He rests far from a world of grief and sin with god eternaly shut in"

Note: Quote is from a Methodist hymn (one of eleven that appeared in «i»Hymns for the Watch-night) «/i»which first appeared in 1749.
Marriage of a parentHenry BrewsterCynthia Jane HasletView this family
about 1856 (aged 16 years)
Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Text:

"Henry, son of William and Margaret (Robinson) Brewster... in 1839 established a general store at Shirleysburg, continuing in successful business until 1853, when he retired, but continued his residence there until his death in 1880. He married (first) Nancy Campbell... She died in 1855... He married (second) a widow, Mrs. Withington, who did not long survive her marriage."

Death of a motherCynthia Jane Haslet
July 20, 1857 (aged 17 years)
Census 1860 (aged 20 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1860; Census Place: Clay, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1115; Page: 158; Image: 162; Family History Library Film: 805115; Dwelling: 261; Household: 255.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Living in household of Peter Cornelius, laborer.
Occupation
Miller
1860 (aged 20 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1860; Census Place: Clay, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1115; Page: 158; Image: 162; Family History Library Film: 805115; Dwelling: 261; Household: 255.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Military Service
Civil War soldier, 15th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania, Company H
April 23, 1861 (aged 21 years)
Citation details:

Film Number: M554 roll 134

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt."

Citation details:

Film Number: M554 roll 134

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt."

Note:

Enlisted as a Private, Mustered in 23 Apr 1861 for 3 months service, mustered out 8 Aug 1861 at Carlisle, PA.

Military Service
Civil war soldier, 110th Infantry Regiment Pennsylvania, Company B
October 24, 1861 (aged 21 years)

Citation details:

p. 29, 33, 35

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Known as "Philo" to readers of the Herald in Shirleysburg. In October, he encouraged the ladies of Shirleysburg to knit warm stockings as "cold weather is coming on ..."
Citation details:

Film Number: M554 roll 134

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Cpl. Soldier's Rank_Out Sgt."

Citation details:

Film Number: M554 roll 134

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Cpl. Soldier's Rank_Out Sgt."

Note:

Mustered in Oct 24 1861 for 3 years service, Enlisted as a Corporal

Marriage of a siblingGeorge WithingtonCaroline B. HooverView this family
February 5, 1862 (aged 22 years)
Citation details:

Marriage Entry

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

George Withington and Caroline Hoover was married near Shirleysburg on the ______ day of ______ in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty ____

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

Name: Hoover, Caroline; Date: 2/5/1862; Spouse: Withington, George; Official: Rev. J. M. Clarke; Source: Huntingdon Globe 5/27/1886

Citation details:

p. 44

Date of entry in original source: April 26, 2010
Text:

Withington, George--Married on February 6th to Carolyn Hoover. (2-13-62)

Military Service
Civil war soldier, 6th U.S. Cavalry, Company D
December 1862 (aged 22 years)
Citation details:

p. 35

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"December of 1862 brought word from 'Philo' in Fredericksburg, Virginia, of those members in his company who had enlisted in the 6th U.S. Cavalry: Charles Applebaugh, John Applebaugh, Levi Kelly, Ephraim Hudson, H.G. Palmer, Jacob Clark, John McNite, and William W. Withington."

Citation details:

Film Number: M233 roll 28

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt."

Citation details:

Film Number: M233 roll 28

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt."

Note:

Enlisted as a Private in Dec 1862 for 3 years service.

MarriageLouisa A. JohnstonView this family
December 11, 1866 (aged 27 years)
Citation details:

Film Number: M233 roll 28

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington and Louisa A Johnston was married in Mooresville Pennsylvania the eleventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six"

Marriage of a siblingThomas Wesley MontgomerySarah Ellen WithingtonView this family
December 20, 1866 (aged 27 years)
Citation details:

Marriage Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Sarah Ellen Withington and Thomas W. Montgomery was married in Huntingdon Pennsylvania the twentieth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six"

Shared note: 2 Children
Census 1870 (aged 30 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1870; Census Place: Greenfield, Blair, Pennsylvania; Roll M593_1310; Page: 306A; Image: 106; Family History Library Film: 552809; Dwelling: 63; Family: 63.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Note: Living with wife, who is listed as Eliza. Value of personal estate is $500.
Note: Post Office: Martinsburg
Occupation
Miller
1870 (aged 30 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1870; Census Place: Greenfield, Blair, Pennsylvania; Roll M593_1310; Page: 306A; Image: 106; Family History Library Film: 552809; Dwelling: 63; Family: 63.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Marriage of a siblingFrancis Edward WithingtonMary Rebecca RorerView this family
about 1873 (aged 33 years)

Citation details:

Year: 1900; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T623_1414; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 97; Dwelling: 48; Family: 51.

Text:

Married 27 years

Note: Marriage date calculated to be 1873.
Census 1880 (aged 40 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1880; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T9_1134; Family History Film: 1255134; Page: 92.1000; Enumeration District: 186; Image: 0182; Dwelling: 6; Family: 11.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Note: Living on Washington Street with wife Louisa.
Occupation
Justice of Peace
1880 (aged 40 years)
Citation details:

Year: 1880; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T9_1134; Family History Film: 1255134; Page: 92.1000; Enumeration District: 186; Image: 0182; Dwelling: 6; Family: 11.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Death of a brotherThomas Haslet Withington
December 1886 (aged 46 years)
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"Thos. Haslet Withington departed this life the latter part of Dec. 1886 in Santa Barbara, Cal."

Residence July 30, 1887 (aged 47 years)
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
Residence August 1, 1890 (aged 50 years)
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
Residence May 30, 1892 (aged 52 years)
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
Death November 13, 1907 (aged 67 years)
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William W. Withington departed this life the thirteenth day of November 1907 in Mount Union Hun. Co. Pennsylvania"

Family with parents
father
Nace/John Withington Shirleysburg Home.JPG
18151853
Birth: July 9, 1815 35Greenwood, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 19, 1853Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
mother
Nace/Cynthia Withington Brewster Tombstone Location.JPG
18191857
Birth: July 14, 1819Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: July 20, 1857Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage
Marriage: March 3, 1839Mill Hall, Clinton, Pennsylvania, USA
9 months
himself
William W. Withington
18391907
Birth: December 6, 1839 24 20Mill Hall, Clinton, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: November 13, 1907Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
22 months
younger brother
Nace/George and Caroline Withington Tombstone.JPG
18411924
Birth: September 23, 1841 26 22Mill Hall, Clinton, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: August 6, 1924Newton Hamilton, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
2 years
younger brother
Francis Edward Withington
18431922
Birth: October 8, 1843 28 24Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 19, 1922Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
2 years
younger sister
18451910
Birth: November 13, 1845 30 26Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: March 12, 1910
20 months
younger sister
Nace/Julia C Withington Tombstone.JPG
18471850
Birth: July 13, 1847 32 27Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: August 16, 1850Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
2 years
younger brother
18491886
Birth: September 6, 1849 34 30Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: December 1886Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA
3 years
younger brother
Nace/Albert Withington Tombstone.JPG
18521855
Birth: June 12, 1852 36 32Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: January 27, 1855Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Mother’s family with Henry Brewster
step-father
Nace/Henry Brewster Tombstone.JPG
17981880
Birth: March 10, 1798
Death: October 31, 1880
mother
Nace/Cynthia Withington Brewster Tombstone Location.JPG
18191857
Birth: July 14, 1819Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: July 20, 1857Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Marriage
Marriage: about 1856Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
Family with Louisa A. Johnston
himself
William W. Withington
18391907
Birth: December 6, 1839 24 20Mill Hall, Clinton, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: November 13, 1907Mount Union, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
wife
1845
Birth: about 1845
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: December 11, 1866Mooresville, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA
BirthLetter from Shelby Torres to William D. Nace containing copies of pages from the John and Cynthia Withington Family Bible, 12/31/2009
Citation details:

Birth Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington was born in Mill Hall Clinton County State of Pennsylvania the sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine"

Note: Family Bible does not list any middle initial, although his military records and his personal letters do.
Census1840 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1840; Census Place: Bald Eagle, Clinton, Pennsylvania; Roll 450; Page: 342; Image: 695; Family History Library Film: 0020540.

Date of entry in original source: April 22, 2010
Note:

Household consists of: Males: 1(<5), 1(20-30) Females: 1(20-30)

Census1850 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1850; Census Place: Shirleysburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M432_784; Page: 172B; Image: 346; Dwelling: 21; Family: 24.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Living with parents.
Census1860 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1860; Census Place: Clay, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1115; Page: 158; Image: 162; Family History Library Film: 805115; Dwelling: 261; Household: 255.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Living in household of Peter Cornelius, laborer.
Occupation1860 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1860; Census Place: Clay, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll M653_1115; Page: 158; Image: 162; Family History Library Film: 805115; Dwelling: 261; Household: 255.

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Military ServiceCivil War Soldiers and Sailors System
Citation details:

Film Number: M554 roll 134

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt."

Military ServiceHerald Speaks of Shirley's Yesteryears
Citation details:

p. 29, 33, 35

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Note: Known as "Philo" to readers of the Herald in Shirleysburg. In October, he encouraged the ladies of Shirleysburg to knit warm stockings as "cold weather is coming on ..."
Military ServiceHerald Speaks of Shirley's Yesteryears
Citation details:

p. 35

Date of entry in original source: May 2, 2010
Text:

"December of 1862 brought word from 'Philo' in Fredericksburg, Virginia, of those members in his company who had enlisted in the 6th U.S. Cavalry: Charles Applebaugh, John Applebaugh, Levi Kelly, Ephraim Hudson, H.G. Palmer, Jacob Clark, John McNite, and William W. Withington."

MarriageLetter from Shelby Torres to William D. Nace containing copies of pages from the John and Cynthia Withington Family Bible, 12/31/2009
Citation details:

Film Number: M233 roll 28

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William Withington and Louisa A Johnston was married in Mooresville Pennsylvania the eleventh day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six"

Census1870 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1870; Census Place: Greenfield, Blair, Pennsylvania; Roll M593_1310; Page: 306A; Image: 106; Family History Library Film: 552809; Dwelling: 63; Family: 63.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Note: Living with wife, who is listed as Eliza. Value of personal estate is $500.
Occupation1870 United States Census
Citation details:

Year: 1870; Census Place: Greenfield, Blair, Pennsylvania; Roll M593_1310; Page: 306A; Image: 106; Family History Library Film: 552809; Dwelling: 63; Family: 63.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Census1880 United States Census (LDS Text)
Citation details:

Year: 1880; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T9_1134; Family History Film: 1255134; Page: 92.1000; Enumeration District: 186; Image: 0182; Dwelling: 6; Family: 11.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
Note: Living on Washington Street with wife Louisa.
Occupation1880 United States Census (LDS Text)
Citation details:

Year: 1880; Census Place: Petersburg, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania; Roll T9_1134; Family History Film: 1255134; Page: 92.1000; Enumeration District: 186; Image: 0182; Dwelling: 6; Family: 11.

Date of entry in original source: May 3, 2010
ResidenceWilliam W. Withington Letter 1
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
ResidenceWilliam W. Withington Letter 2
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
ResidenceWilliam W. Withington Letter 3
Date of entry in original source: June 1, 2010
DeathLetter from Shelby Torres to William D. Nace containing copies of pages from the John and Cynthia Withington Family Bible, 12/31/2009
Citation details:

Death Entry

Date of entry in original source: May 1, 2010
Text:

"William W. Withington departed this life the thirteenth day of November 1907 in Mount Union Hun. Co. Pennsylvania"

SourceCharts prepared by Cynthia Withington Nace Barnes in late 1960's.
Birth

Family Bible does not list any middle initial, although his military records and his personal letters do.

Census

John Withington (father's) household. He is the Free White Male, 0-4 years old.

Census

Household consists of: Males: 1(<5), 1(20-30) Females: 1(20-30)

Census

Age 10, attended school within the year.

Census

Living with parents.

Census

Living in household of Peter Cornelius, laborer.

Military Service

Enlisted as a Private, Mustered in 23 Apr 1861 for 3 months service, mustered out 8 Aug 1861 at Carlisle, PA.

Military Service

Mustered in Oct 24 1861 for 3 years service, Enlisted as a Corporal

Military Service

Known as "Philo" to readers of the Herald in Shirleysburg. In October, he encouraged the ladies of Shirleysburg to knit warm stockings as "cold weather is coming on ..."

Military Service

Enlisted as a Private in Dec 1862 for 3 years service.

Census

Post Office: Martinsburg

Census

Living with wife, who is listed as Eliza. Value of personal estate is $500.

Census

Living on Washington Street with wife Louisa.