Squire L. Whitehead

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Squire L. Whitehead, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Elizabethtown, Essex Co., New Jersey, about 1798.1 He died 28 June 1835,1,2 and was buried at Mt. Ida Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer Co., New York. The Find a Grave memorial notes "Squire L. Whitehead, formerly of Elizabethtown, New Jersey, d. in the faithful expectation of a blissful resurrection, June 28, 1835, 37 yr."1,3,2

Squire married Permelia Sherman, daughter of David Sherman and Sarah Fancher, at Troy, Rensselaer Co., New York, 12 February 1824.4


Permelia Sherman b. 14 May 1804, d. 30 Aug 1892
  • Sarah Jane Whitehead+5 b. 19 Nov 1824, d. 9 Apr 1920
  • Julia Frances Whitehead6 b. 29 Aug 1826, d. 22 Jan 1883
  • Sylvester Whitehead b. Apr 1830, d. aft. 1900
This person was last edited on28 Aug 2023


  1. [S1546] Tofftroy, Find A Grave memorial #148575987, added 2 Jul 2015, online http://www.findagrave.com, accessed Dec 2019, further cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S150] "Inscriptions of Graves From Mt. Ida Cemetery: Pawling Ave., Troy, N. Y," Typescript,, (Daughters of the American Revolution Philip Schuyler Chapter, 1923), 87, further cited as Mt. Ida Inscriptions.
  3. [S2313] "Obituary notices appearing in Troy newspapers, 1797-1860", (Typescript, Troy Public Library, Troy, New York, 1938), FHL Film/Fiche #1437397, item 3, img #1437397 Item 3, further cited as "Troy obituary notices."
  4. [S152] "Marriage notices appearing in Troy newspapers, 1797-1860," 2 Vols., (Typescript, Troy Public Library, Troy, New York, Troy Sentinel, 17 Feb 1824, 3:6, FHL Film/Fiche #1437397 items 1 & 2, img #527, further cited as "Troy marriage notices."
  5. [S1030] Sarah Jane Force, Death Certificates, File No. 9925 (1920), New York (Brooklyn) Municipal Archives, New York, New York.
  6. [S584] New York State Census, 1855, 4th Election District, 8th Ward, City of New York, New York Co., Sylvester Grossbeck household, dwelling #163, family #445, FHL Film #age 49, born in Rennslear Co., Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.