4 Replies Latest reply on Dec 1, 2020 10:33 PM by Susannah Brooks

    Seeking ancestors of Henry Whetsler

    Gale Whetsler Newbie

      I have been researching the Whetsler ancestry, subscribed to Ancestry.com and have hit a road block. My husband's great great grandfather, PVT Henry Whetsler, was born in 1823 in Pennsylvania. He served, and died in the Civil War on Sept 2 1862 at Birch Coulee Battlefield. I am hopeful that more information can be found.  Who were his parents?  When did this lineage arrive in the USA? Did he have siblings? Who was WD Crandall that was listed as his minor for Pension? I have found Dora (Dorcas, Dores) Weiser/Whetsler/Clegg listed as his wife, but nothing more. The following attachments are all I have been able to find: