Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Charles B. Whitson

Charles B.Whitson.

Birth: February 24, 1837.
Death: March 4, 1905

Wife: Amanda A. Whitson.

Children:Non found.

Burial:  Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.

Author. The first record I found of him in Topeka, was in 1870,he was listed being in the grocery business.  His business was called C. B. Whitson & Co.,241 Kansas Ave.,later to move to 221 Kansas Ave.  He was in the grocery business from 1870-1874.  After 1874 til the year of his death ( 1905 ), he worked as a clerk.  He was a Civil War Veteran.

Thirteenth Illinois Infantry, Co. D.

Charles B. Whitson, Rock Island ; mustered in May 24, 1861 ; transferred to Company H Fifty-first Illinois and promoted to second-lieutenant. Present address, Topeka, Kansas

Fifty-First Illinois Infantry, Co. H.

Charles B. Whitson,Captain; Residence Port Byron; Enlisted July 15,1862: Resigned March 18,1863.

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