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John Benjamin Witham

John Benjamin Witham

Male 1850 - 1910  (60 years)

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  • Name John Benjamin Witham 
    Born 6 May 1850  Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1910  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census shows his occupation as Express Driver. He and his wife are living with the Emery family.
    Person ID I15467  Lythgoe-Donaldson
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2013 

    Father John Benjamin Witham,   b. Abt 1811, Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1853, Lewiston, Andrascoggin, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Mother Ann Pauline Akers,   b. Abt 1818, Saccarappa, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Aug 1836  Portland, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma L. Butterfield,   b. 1897 
    Married 18 May 1874  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1850 - Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John B. Witham, newspaper photo
    John B. Witham, newspaper photo
    Caption says "Boston drum major who will lead ??? ??? ??? at inauguration parade Saturday at head of Bay State troops". If you can figure out the rest, please let me know.

    Documents
    John B Witham news article
    John B Witham news article
    Story of his involvement with a well-known murder investigation
    John Witham Obituary
    John Witham Obituary
    From the Boston Journal, 22 Jan 1910.
    Mabel Reed Witham notice
    Mabel Reed Witham notice
    Blurb published in the Boston Journal following her husband's death.