John Whitford

Born: Apr 1780
Loc: NY
Died: Apr 1865
Loc: Freehold Twp. Warren Co. PA
Bur:  Bear Lake Cemetery
Warren Co., PA

Occupation: Farmer
Father: Christopher Whitford
Mother: Sarah Howard
Spouse: Lucinda Huntley
Children:  Nathan/Archibald/Lucy/Pheobe/Joseph/Marilda/
John Whitford, oldest son of Chrisopher Whitford, married Lucinda Huntley and raised ten children, six sons and four daughters. Nathan, Archibald, Lucy, Pheobe, Joseph, Marilda, Nancy, Calvin, Hiram, and Riley. He removed with his family from Sherburne, Chenango Co. NY to Freehold, Warren Co. PA about the year 1834, making the journey with teams. Here he took up two hundred acres of land and made a home for himself and family.
He died in 1864 and his wife in 1866
Source: Whitford Reunion Papers
1850 Census: Freehold Twp. Warren Co. PA
Tombstone in Bear Lake Cemetery says he died 24 Apr 1865 age 85 - 0 - 5
Source: Letter written by Warren Co. Historical Society - 6 Mar 1962 to J. Gordon Meier