Brownlow WHITENER
Male Abt 1878 - 1899


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  • Birth  Abt 1878  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 1878, GA -> age 2 on 1880 census
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Boardtown District, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Brownlow (2) appeared in the household of William "Whitner" (24) as his son. He and both parents were born in Georgia. Other household members included Roxey C. (27), Harley (7), Avery N (3), and Samuel (3 months).

      William's grandmother, Anna Searcy, lived next door, and his mother, Levina Whitener, lived three households down.
    Military  From 20 Jun 1898 to 27 Feb 1899  Spanish-American War Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Military 
    • Brownlow W. Whitener served as a private in Co. K, 3 Reg't, U. S. Volunteer Infantry, during the "War with Spain," [aka the Spanish-American War]. He enlisted on 20 Jun 1898 and died 27 Feb 1899 at Guantanamo, Cuba. His father filed for a pension on his service on 28 Oct 1899.

      His brothers, Avery P., William D., and Albert, are listed under the "Additional Services" section of the pension card.
    Died  27 Feb 1899  Guantanamo, Cuba (Spanish-American War) Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Brownlow Whitener is listed among soldiers who died at Guantanamo as reported in The Atlanta Constitution.

      His death date and location are both reported on the pension index card.
    Brownlow Whitener Death Notice
    Brownlow Whitener Death Notice
    originally published in The Atlanta Constitution
    Buried  Aft 27 Feb 1899  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I37  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  6 Sep 2010 

    Father  William Everett WHITENER,   b. Dec 1855, Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1937, Dennis, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Roxy Cynthia SINYARD,   b. Abt 1850, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1872  , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] 1880 U. S. Census, Gilmer County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestrycom : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 148., 907 District G. M. Boardtown; 104; p. 40 (penned); dwelling 360, family 366; William Whitner household; accessed; 3 January 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S77] "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900," digital images, Footnote.com; imaged from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, T289 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives [n.d.]) (http://www.footnote.com), Brownlow W. Whitener (Co. K, 3rd U. S. Vol. Inf.) index card; roll 681. (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.footnote.com/image/25159938/

    3. [S280] P. M. Sinclair, , Ahnentafel Report for [M. B.] Butler; supplied by Sinclair, [address for private use]., 2009, p. 4; This report includes footnotes, but no citation is given for this item (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S29] The Atlanta Constitution, digital images, Footnote.com (http://www.footnote.com), "Roll of the Dead," 22 Apr 1899, p. 3, col. 4; (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.footnote.com/image/89297943/

    5. [S242] National Cemetery Administration, "U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com), Brownlow W. Whitener, Co. K, 3rd U.S. Vol. Inf. (Reliability: 2).
      http://tinyurl.com/yk56xw2




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