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1870 Jersey County, Illinois Census
Township 6 North / Range 12 West
Page 758b, Lines 4 - 10
July 6, 1870
Name Age Sex Color Profession Real Estate Personal Estate Place of Birth
               
Whitfield, John 39 M W Sailor 1200 100 England
Whitfield, Mary R. 32 F W Keeping House     Missouri
Whitfield, Anna 13 F W at Home     Illinois
Whitfield, Rosa 11 F W at Home     Missouri
Whitfield, John 7 M W       Illinois
Whitfield, Charles 4 M W       Illinois
Whitfield, Sarah C. 1 F W       Illinois

 

 

1880 Jersey County, Illinois Census
Quarry Township
Page 140C, Lines 21 - 28
June 8, 1880
Name Color Sex Age Relationship Occupation Place of Birth Place of
Birth of Father
Place of
Birth of Mother
                 
Whitfield, John W M 45 Head Ice Dealer England England England
Whitfield, Mary W F 41 Wife Keeping House Missouri Germany Germany
Whitfield, Rosa W F 21 Daughter House Keeper Missouri England Missouri
Whitfield, John W M 16 Son Works on Farm Illinois England Missouri
Whitfield, Charles W M 14 Son at Home Illinois England Missouri
Whitfield, Caroline W F 11 Daughter at Home Illinois England Missouri
Whitfield, Catherine W F 8 Daughter   Illinois England Missouri
Whitfield, Frederick W M 2 Son   Illinois England Missouri

 

 

1900 Jersey County, Illinois Census
Quarry Township
Grafton Town
Page 125A, Lines 37 - 40

June 18, 1900
Name Relation Color Sex Month
of

Birth
Year
of

Birth
Age Marital
Status
Years
Married
Number
of

Children
Number
of

Children
Living
Place
of

Birth
Place
of
Birth

of
Father
Place
of
Birth

of
Mother
Year
of
Immigration
Years
in

the
U.S.
Occupation
                                 
Whitfield, John Head W M May 1832 68 M 44     England England England 1848 52 Ice Dealer
Whitfield, Rosana Wife W F Oct 1840 59 M 44 8 6 Missouri France France      
Whitfield, John Son W M Nov 1864 35 M 1     Illinois England Missouri      
Whitfield, Jessie D-in-law W F Dec 1882 17 M 1 0 0 Illinois Illinois Illinois      

 

 

1910 Jersey County, Illinois Census
Name Relation Sex Color Age Marital
Status
Years
Married
Number
of
Children
Number
of
Children
Living
Place
of
Birth
Place
of
Birth
of
Father
Place
of
Birth
of
Mother
Occupation

Quarry Township
Grafton City
Page 155B, Line 56
April 27, 1910
Whitfield, Mary Head F W 71 Wd 0 9 7 Illinois Germany Germany None

Quarry Township
Grafton City
Page 147B, Lines 64 - 68
April 19, 1910
Whitfield, John Head M W 45 M1 11     Illinois England US Mail
Whitfield, Jessie Wife F W 27 M1 11 4 3 Illinois Illinois Illinois None
Whitfield, Nicholas Son M W 9 S       Illinois Illinois Illinois None
Whitfield, Ernest Son M W 6 S       Illinois Illinois Illinois None
Whitfield, Loren Son M W 2 S       Illinois Illinois Illinois None

 

 

1920 Jersey County, Illinois Census
Quarry Township
Grafton City
Page 258A, Lines 45 - 47
January 6 & 7, 1920
Name Relation Sex Color Age Marital
Status
Place
of
Birth
Place
of
Birth
of
Father
Place
of
Birth
of
Mother
Occupation
                   
Edsall, Edward Head M W 53 M Illinois Illinois US Insurance Agent
Edsall, Calla Wife F W 50 M Illinois England Missouri None
Whitfield, Mary Mother-in-Law F W 80 Wd Missouri France France None

 

Descendants of Thomas Whitfield

1 Thomas Whitfield b: Abt. 1750 in Staffordshire, England Sex: Male
..... 2 Sarah Whitfield b: Abt. 1772 in Newcastle under Lyme, England Sex: Female
..... 2 John Whitfield b: Abt. 1773 in Newcastle under Lyme, England Sex: Male
..... 2 Richard Whitfield b: Abt. 1777 in Newcastle under Lyme, England Sex: Male
......... +Sarah Sneyd b: Abt. 1775 in Staffordshire, England Sex: Female m: Abt. 1795 in Newcastle under Lyme, England
............ 3 Mary Whitfield b: Abt. 1799 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Female
............ 3 Sarah Whitfield b: Abt. 1802 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Female
............ 3 William Whitfield b: Abt. 1805 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
............ 3 James Whitfield b: August 4, 1805 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
................ +Edna Webb b: Abt. 1804 in Staffordshire, England Sex: Female m: February 9, 1824 in Hanley, Stafford, England
................... 4 Richard William Whitfield b: in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
................... 4 John Whitfield b: Abt. 1826 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
................... 4 James Whitfield b: Abt. 1828 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
................... 4 Sarah Whitfield b: Abt. 1830 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Female
................... 4 John Whitfield b: April 22, 1832 in Penkill, Stafford, England Sex: Male d: February 15, 1909 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Naturalization: Abt. 1902 Jersey County, Illinois
....................... +Mary Rosana Wholum b: December 24, 1839 in Missouri Sex: Female m: Abt. 1856 d: December 14, 1923 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
.......................... 5 Anna A. "Annie" Whitfield b: March 6, 1857 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female d: Abt. 1931 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
.............................. +Abel Simpson Sex: Male m: March 13, 1875 in Jersey County, Illinois
.......................... 5 Rosa A. Whitfield b: April 11, 1859 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Misouri Sex: Female d: May 12, 1894 in Jersey County, Illinois
.............................. +David Campbell Sex: Male
.......................... 5 Edna Whitfield b: February 6, 1862 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female d: Bef. 1870
.......................... 5 John Whitfield b: November 29, 1864 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. 1943 Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
.............................. +Jessie Pearl "Ballow" Ballou b: December 30, 1882 in Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois Sex: Female m: July 18, 1899 in Jersey County, Illinois d: January 16, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California Social Security Number: 348-03-0061 Individual Note: 2nd Husband was Orange McNeily
................................. 6 Nicholas Mason Whitfield b: October 23, 1900 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. March 1963 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Social Security Number: 331-03-6414
........................................ 7 Helena Whitfield b: Abt. 1922 Sex: Female
..................................... +Gladys Mae Steveson b: April 18, 1906 in Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois Sex: Female m: Abt. 1924 in Peoria County, Illinois d: Abt. March 1964 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois
........................................ 7 William Mason "Bill" Whitfield b: February 9, 1925 Sex: Male
................................................ 8 Nicholas Ray Whitfield Sex: Male
........................................ 7 Ralph Whitfield b: Abt. 1926 Sex: Male d: April 16, 1945 Military service: WWII Combat Org: 363rd Infantry, 91st Division, Rank: PFC, WWII US Awards: Purple Heart & Additional Army Awards, Status: Buried, Monument: Florence, Italy
........................................ 7 John Lee Whitfield b: February 10, 1927 Sex: Male d: April 14, 1999 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Social Security Number: 333-20-6023
........................................ 7 Delilah Mae Whitfield b: Abt. 1934 Sex: Female
........................................ 7 George Nicholas Whitfield b: October 18, 1936 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Sex: Male
............................................ +Marilyn Constance "Meryl" Souza b: February 21, 1940 in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts Sex: Female m: October 17, 1959 in New York, New York
................................................ 8 Marilyn Estelle "Meryl" Whitfield b: February 19, 1965 in New York, New York Sex: Female
.................................................... +Joseph Waysl Kurman b: April 28, 1964 in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex: Male m: May 15, 1993 in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
................................................ 8 Roxanne Marie Whitfield b: September 23, 1969 in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex: Female
................................................ 8 George Nicholas Whitfield, Jr. b: June 26, 1974 in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex: Male
.................................................... +Virginia Margaret "Ginny" Dilts b: November 29, 1973 in Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Sex: Female m: November 14, 1998 in Trainer, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
................................. 6 Ernest Whitfield b: April 13, 1904 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. March 1982 Social Security Number: 348-01-8954 Individual Note: Social Security lists residence as Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
................................. 6 John A. "Johnnie" Whitfield b: August 25, 1906 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. 1907 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
................................. 6 Loren Harold Whitfield b: December 15, 1907 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: December 13, 1982 in Los Angeles County, California Social Security Number: 331-01-1449 Individual Note: Social Security lists residence as Clayton, Stevens County, Washington
................................. 6 Carl B. Whitfield b: October 23, 1910 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: April 5, 1975 in Los Angeles County, California Social Security Number: 331-01-5901
.......................... 5 Charles William Whitfield b: August 29, 1866 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. 1955 Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
.............................. +Sidney Augusta Fox b: Abt. 1872 Sex: Female m: November 11, 1891 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois d: Abt. 1920 Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
................................. 6 Ada L. Whitfield b: February 14, 1893 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female
................................. 6 Charlie Whitfield b: May 23, 1897 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Misouri Sex: Male
................................. 6 Elvira Mary Whitfield b: Abt. 1903 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female
................................. 6 Earl Eugene Whitfield b: December 23, 1910 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. November 1977 Social Security Number: 347-10-3843 Individual Note: Social Security lists residence as Miami, Dade County, Florida
.......................... 5 Sarah Calla Whitfield b: March 3, 1868 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female d: October 12, 1956 in Alton, Madison County, Illinois
.............................. +Edwin P. "Edward" Edsall Sex: Male m: December 21, 1892 in Jersey County, Illinois
.......................... 5 Katherine "Kittie" Whitfield b: July 21, 1871 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Female d: January 10, 1916 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois
.............................. +James W. Robinson Sex: Male m: October 1, 1894 in Jersey County, Illinois
.......................... 5 Frederick "Fred" Whitfield b: January 13, 1878 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois Sex: Male d: Abt. 1918 Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
.............................. +Susie Johnson Sex: Female m: March 2, 1897 in Jersey County, Illinois
............ 3 Martha Whitfield b: Abt. 1811 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Female
............ 3 Thomas Whitfield b: Abt. 1815 in Hanley, Stafford, England Sex: Male
..... 2 Mary Whitfield b: Abt. 1778 in Newcastle under Lyme, England Sex: Female

 

Descendants of Thomas Whitfield

Generation No. 1

1. THOMAS1 WHITFIELD was born Abt. 1750 in Staffordshire, England.

Children of THOMAS WHITFIELD are:

i. SARAH2 WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1772, Newcastle under Lyme, England.
ii. JOHN WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1773, Newcastle under Lyme, England.
2. iii. RICHARD WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1777, Newcastle under Lyme, England.
iv. MARY WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1778, Newcastle under Lyme, England.

Generation No. 2

2. RICHARD2 WHITFIELD (THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1777 in Newcastle under Lyme, England. He married SARAH SNEYD Abt. 1795 in Newcastle under Lyme, England. She was born Abt. 1775 in Staffordshire, England.

Children of RICHARD WHITFIELD and SARAH SNEYD are:

i. MARY3 WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1799, Hanley, Stafford, England.
ii. SARAH WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1802, Hanley, Stafford, England.
iii. WILLIAM WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1805, Hanley, Stafford, England.
3. iv. JAMES WHITFIELD, b. August 4, 1805, Hanley, Stafford, England.
v. MARTHA WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1811, Hanley, Stafford, England.
vi. THOMAS WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1815, Hanley, Stafford, England.

Generation No. 3

3. JAMES3 WHITFIELD (RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born August 4, 1805 in Hanley, Stafford, England. He married EDNA WEBB February 9, 1824 in Hanley, Stafford, England. She was born Abt. 1804 in Staffordshire, England.

Children of JAMES WHITFIELD and EDNA WEBB are:

i. RICHARD WILLIAM4 WHITFIELD, b. Hanley, Stafford, England.
ii. JOHN WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1826, Hanley, Stafford, England.
iii. JAMES WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1828, Hanley, Stafford, England.
iv. SARAH WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1830, Hanley, Stafford, England.
4. v. JOHN WHITFIELD, b. April 22, 1832, Penkill, Stafford, England; d. February 15, 1909, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois.

Generation No. 4

4. JOHN4 WHITFIELD (JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born April 22, 1832 in Penkill, Stafford, England, and died February 15, 1909 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois. He married MARY ROSANA WHOLUM Abt. 1856. She was born December 24, 1839 in Missouri, and died December 14, 1923 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois.

More About JOHN WHITFIELD:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois
Naturalization: Abt. 1902, Jersey County, Illinois

More About MARY ROSANA WHOLUM:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

Children of JOHN WHITFIELD and MARY WHOLUM are:

i. ANNA A.5 WHITFIELD, b. March 6, 1857, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. 1931, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; m. ABEL SIMPSON, March 13, 1875, Jersey County, Illinois.
ii. ROSA A. WHITFIELD, b. April 11, 1859, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Misouri; d. May 12, 1894, Jersey County, Illinois; m. DAVID CAMPBELL.
iii. EDNA WHITFIELD, b. February 6, 1862, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Bef. 1870.
5. iv. JOHN WHITFIELD, b. November 29, 1864, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. 1943.
6. v. CHARLES WILLIAM WHITFIELD, b. August 29, 1866, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. 1955.
vi. SARAH CALLA WHITFIELD, b. March 3, 1868, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. October 12, 1956, Alton, Madison County, Illinois; m. EDWIN P. EDSALL, December 21, 1892, Jersey County, Illinois.
vii. KATHERINE WHITFIELD, b. July 21, 1871, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. January 10, 1916, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; m. JAMES W. ROBINSON, October 1, 1894, Jersey County, Illinois.
viii. FREDERICK WHITFIELD, b. January 13, 1878, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. 1918; m. SUSIE JOHNSON, March 2, 1897, Jersey County, Illinois.

More About FREDERICK WHITFIELD:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

Generation No. 5

5. JOHN5 WHITFIELD (JOHN4, JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born November 29, 1864 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois, and died Abt. 1943. He married JESSIE PEARL BALLOU July 18, 1899 in Jersey County, Illinois, daughter of WILLIAM BALLOU and IDA BUCHANNAN. She was born December 30, 1882 in Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois, and died January 16, 1970 in Los Angeles County, California.

More About JOHN WHITFIELD:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

More About JESSIE PEARL BALLOU:
Individual Note 1: 2nd Husband was Orange McNeily
Individual Note 2: 3rd Husband was Mr. Freeman
Individual Note 3: Jessie has a stone in Scenic Hill Cemetery but not certain she is buried there.
Social Security Number: 348-03-0061

Children of JOHN WHITFIELD and JESSIE BALLOU are:

7. i. NICHOLAS MASON6 WHITFIELD, b. October 23, 1900, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. March 1963, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.
ii. ERNEST WHITFIELD, b. April 13, 1904, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. March 1982.

More About ERNEST WHITFIELD:
Individual Note 1: Social Security lists residence as Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma
Individual Note 2: Social Security lists last benefit to Bloomingdale, DuPage County, Illinois
Social Security Number: 348-01-8954

iii. JOHN A. WHITFIELD, b. August 25, 1906, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. Abt. 1907, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois.

More About JOHN A. WHITFIELD:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

iv. LOREN HAROLD WHITFIELD, b. December 15, 1907, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. December 13, 1982, Los Angeles County, California.

More About LOREN HAROLD WHITFIELD:
Individual Note: Social Security lists residence as Clayton, Stevens County, Washington
Social Security Number: 331-01-1449

v. CARL B. WHITFIELD, b. October 23, 1910, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois; d. April 5, 1975, Los Angeles County, California.

More About CARL B. WHITFIELD:
Social Security Number: 331-01-5901

6. CHARLES WILLIAM5 WHITFIELD (JOHN4, JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born August 29, 1866 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois, and died Abt. 1955. He married SIDNEY AUGUSTA FOX November 11, 1891 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois. She was born Abt. 1872, and died Abt. 1920.

More About CHARLES WILLIAM WHITFIELD:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

More About SIDNEY AUGUSTA FOX:
Burial: Scenic Hill Cemetery, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois

Children of CHARLES WHITFIELD and SIDNEY FOX are:

i. ADA L.6 WHITFIELD, b. February 14, 1893, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois.
ii. CHARLIE WHITFIELD, b. May 23, 1897, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Misouri.
iii. ELVIRA MARY WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1903, Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois.
iv. EARL EUGENE WHITFIELD, b. December 23, 1910, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois; d. Abt. November 1977.

More About EARL EUGENE WHITFIELD:
Individual Note: Social Security lists residence as Miami, Dade County, Florida
Social Security Number: 347-10-3843

Generation No. 6

7. NICHOLAS MASON6 WHITFIELD (JOHN5, JOHN4, JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born October 23, 1900 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois, and died Abt. March 1963 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. He married (2) GLADYS MAE STEVESON Abt. 1924 in Peoria County, Illinois, daughter of JOE STEVESON. She was born April 18, 1906 in Beardstown, Cass County, Illinois, and died Abt. March 1964 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.

More About NICHOLAS MASON WHITFIELD:
Social Security Number: 331-03-6414

Child of NICHOLAS MASON WHITFIELD is:

i. HELENA7 WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1922.

Children of NICHOLAS WHITFIELD and GLADYS STEVESON are:

8. ii. WILLIAM MASON7 WHITFIELD, b. February 9, 1925.
iii. RALPH WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1926; d. April 16, 1945.

More About RALPH WHITFIELD:
Military service: WWII Combat Org: 363rd Infantry, 91st Division, Rank: PFC, WWII US Awards: Purple Heart & Additional Army Awards, Status: Buried, Monument: Florence, Italy

iv. JOHN LEE WHITFIELD, b. February 10, 1927; d. April 14, 1999, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.

More About JOHN LEE WHITFIELD:
Social Security Number: 333-20-6023

v. DELILAH MAE WHITFIELD, b. Abt. 1934.
9. vi. GEORGE NICHOLAS WHITFIELD, b. October 18, 1936, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois.

Generation No. 7

8. WILLIAM MASON7 WHITFIELD (NICHOLAS MASON6, JOHN5, JOHN4, JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born February 9, 1925.

Child of WILLIAM MASON WHITFIELD is:

i. NICHOLAS RAY8 WHITFIELD.

9. GEORGE NICHOLAS7 WHITFIELD (NICHOLAS MASON6, JOHN5, JOHN4, JAMES3, RICHARD2, THOMAS1) was born October 18, 1936 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois. He married MARILYN CONSTANCE SOUZA October 17, 1959 in New York, New York, daughter of MANUEL SOUZA and MARIA COELHO. She was born February 21, 1940 in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

Children of GEORGE WHITFIELD and MARILYN SOUZA are:

i. MARILYN ESTELLE8 WHITFIELD, b. February 19, 1965, New York, New York; m. JOSEPH WAYSL KURMAN, May 15, 1993, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; b. April 28, 1964, Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
ii. ROXANNE MARIE WHITFIELD, b. September 23, 1969, Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
iii. GEORGE NICHOLAS WHITFIELD, JR., b. June 26, 1974, Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; m. VIRGINIA MARGARET DILTS, November 14, 1998, Trainer, Delaware County, Pennsylvania; b. November 29, 1973, Upland, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

 

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John WHITFIELD was born November 29, 1864 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois. Son of John WHITFIELD & Rosana WHOLUM. He married Jessie Pearl BALLOU on July 18, 1899 in Jersey County, Illinois. She was born December 30, 1882 in Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois. Daughter of William BALLOU & Ida BUCHANNAN.

Mason Nicholas (a.k.a. Nicholas M.) WHITFIELD
born October 23, 1900 in Grafton, Jersey County, Illinois (just north of St. Louis, MO)
died in March of 1963 (not April)
Son of John WHITFIELD & Jessie Pearl BALLOU-WHITFIELD
Social Security Number: 331-03-6414 (issued in IL before 1951)

Ralph H. WHITFIELD (son of Nicholas M. & Gladys WHITFIELD)
Inducted from: Illinois
Rank: Private First Class
WWII Combat Org: 363rd Infantry, 91st Division
Date of Death: April 16, 1945
Monument at: Florence, Italy
Status: Buried
WWII US Awards: Purple Heart Medal & Additional Army Awards

John Whitfield (son of Nicholas M. & Gladys WHITFIELD)
born: February 10, 1927
died: April 14, 1999
SS#: 333-20-6023 (Issued in IL before 1951)
Residence: Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois
Couldn't find an obituary in the Peoria Journal Star newspaper.