William Wyatt Whitlow of Greene County, Illinois

William Wyatt Whitlow

William Wyatt Whitlow

William Wyatt Whitlow was born on April 1, 1834, in Greene County, Illinois to Daniel Whitlow and Francis Tison (“Fannie”).  He worked as a farmer in Greene County for most of his life, and eventually worked as the Commissioner of Highways.  In 1856 he moved to Montgomery County, Illinois, and married his wife, Fannie Elizabeth Thomason there two years later.

William and Fannie had 10 children:

  • Mary Agnes Whitlow, born on September 25th, 1860
  • Flora A. Whitlow, born on May 31st, 1862
  • George E. Whitlow, born on September 1st, 1863
  • William Albert Whitlow, born on March 21st, 1865
  • John Willis Whitlow, born on January 26th, 1867
  • Sarah T. Whitlow, born on September 10th, 1868
  • Eva E. Whitlow, born on March 26th, 1871
  • Olive Whitlow, born on March 20th, 1874
  • Oscar Whitlow, born on March 20th, 1874
  • Herbert Whitlow, born on December 1st, 1875

William Wyatt Whitlow died at the hospital in Litchfield, Illinois on February 11, 1909 of blood poisoning. Fannie died 4 years later in 1913.

Grave of William Wyatt Whitlow and Fannie E. Whitlow

Grave of William Wyatt Whitlow and Fannie E. Whitlow


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