Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Whitworth, Robert

Father: Robert Whitworth, Sr.
Residence:  Father's nativity: Little Port, England
Occupation: Farmer Mother: Elizabeth Greene
Date of birth: 12 Aug 1835 Mother's nativity: Little Port, England
Place of birth: Little Port, England Wife: Philinda Merritt, born Cattaraugus County, New York, married Princeton, Illinois 30 Jan 1866, died 25 Apr 1915
Date of death: 12 May 1909 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Union County, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Moon Cemetery, Macksburg, Iowa  
Cause of death: 


  Byron Whitworth, 408 W. Filmore St. Winterset, Iowa; 

  Grant - Macksburg, Iowa -deceased

  Frank - Macksburg, Iowa -deceased

  Reuben - Macksburg, Iowa -deceased

  Rosa - Macksburg, Iowa -deceased

  Albina - Macksburg, Iowa -deceased

War record
  Rank: Private Company: E Regiment: 93rd
  State: Illinois Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 13 Aug 1862, mustered in 13 Oct 1862
  Enlistment age:  Residence: Wheatland
  Mustered out: 
  Service Record: Wounded Battle of Champion Hill, Mississippi trying to rescue flag after 5 bearers were shot down
  Transfers: to Invalid Corps 16 Mar 1864
GAR membership
  Post name: J. D. Craven Date joined: Oct 1885
  Post No.: 198 (56) Age at joining: 
  Place: Macksburg Transfers: 
Sources: Adjt.Gen. Rept. Ill.: Whitworth, Robert - Co. E; G.A.R. Muster Roll 1st & 3rd eds had Co H; Record of Posts: Co B
Notes: Brothers of this Robert Whitworth were William and George who served in Company F, 57th Illinois Infantry


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 07 Jan 2006.