Sunday, May 26, 2013

Jane Anna Witherwax/Weatherwax (1816-1888)

Jane Anna Weatherwax b: 8 Mar 1816 in Dutchess co. NY was the daughter of Martinus (Martin) Weatherwax and wife Maria Martin. She married Charles Whitaker abt 1837 in Red Hook NY. They had the following children:
1.Eliza H. Whitaker b: 2 Feb 1838 Red Hook
2. John Whitaker b:c1839 Red Hook
3. Charles Whitaker b: 1843 Red Hook
4.Emily Serena Whitaker b: 13 Mar1842 Red Hook
5.Byron Whitaker b:1 Oct 1848 Red Hook
6 Joseph Whitaker b:c1851 Red Hook
7. Lydia Whitaker b: c1853 Red Hook
8. Carrie Whitaker b:c1855 Ted Hook
9.Eberle Whitaker b:c1863 Davenport,Scott Iowa
Jane d:23 Apr 1888;Davenport,Scott IA
Charles Whitaker d:8 Mar 1889; Davenport Scott IA
both are buried in Oakdale Cemetery Davenport Scott co. IA.
Their first born daughter Eliza Harrriet eas baptized in St. Pauls Luthern Church Red Hook,Dutchess co NY. No other child appears to have been baptized in the Red Hook area. I have most of the Churchbook records for Dutchess co NY and no where do any other children appear. This is not unusual. The family appears in USC1850 in Red Hook surname is listed as WITAKER there. It appears they migrated to Iowa between 1855-1863. They appear in USC 1870-1880 in Davenport Scott co IA.

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