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Louisa Whitman (Van Velsor)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States
Death: May 23, 1873 (77)
Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Cornelius Van Velsor and Naomi Van Velsor
Wife of Walter Whitman, Sr.
Mother of Jesse Whitman; Walt Whitman; Mary Elizabeth Van Nostrand; Hanna Louise Heyde; infant Whitman and 6 others
Half sister of Louisa Van Velsor

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About Louisa Whitman

Wife of Walter Whitman and mother to: Jesse Whitman (1818) (died in lunatic asylum), Walter Whitman Jr. (1819), Mary Elizabeth Whitman [Van Nostrand] (1822), Hannah Louise Whitman [Hyde] (1823), unnamed boy (1825)(died at 6 months), Andrew Jackson Whitman (1827), Col. George Washington Whitman (1829), Thomas Jefferson Whitman (1833), and Edward Whitman (1835) (who was mentally and physically challenged).

Son Walter became a distinguished poet/essayist, son George was a Civil war Colonel who was wounded in action at the battle of Fredericksburg.

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Louisa Whitman's Timeline

September 22, 1795
Huntington, Suffolk, New York, United States
March 2, 1818
Age 22
Age 22
May 31, 1819
Age 23
West Hills, Suffolk, New York, United States
February 3, 1821
Age 25
November 28, 1823
Age 28
March 12, 1825
Age 29
April 7, 1827
Age 31
November 28, 1829
Age 34