Enoch Whitted: Obituary


Enoch Whitted Dead

Mr. Enoch Whitted, an old and respected resident of this city died at his home in this city Tuesday, May 7, the result of a paralytic stroke he suffered Friday of last week. The body was buried in the Clinton cemetery Thursday afternoon, the funeral being under the auspices of the Masonic lodge of this city. The deceased was born in Chatham county North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1828. When seven years old he moved with his parents to Parke county, Ind. He lived there until manhood and was married to Miss Eliza Hise, a native of that county, Oct 30, 1851. In February 1856 he moved onto a farm four miles west of Clinton where he lived until 1891, when he moved to Clinton; and has been a resident of this city ever since.

In August, 1862 he was mustered into Co. A. 71st Indiana Infantry. He was wounded in the battle at Richmond and after treatment in the hospital came home, rejoining his regiment in January 1853 [sic]. In August 1853 [sic] the regiment was re-organized into the 6th Cavalry. He was with his regiment as a part of Burnside’s army at the battle of Knoxville, was with Sherman in the campaign that culminated at Atlanta, then came north and was with Gen. Thomas in the campaign about Nashville which resulted in the destruction of Hood’s army. He was honorably discharged from the army in June 1865 and returned to his family. He has been an honored and respected citizen of the community ever since.

Mr. Whitted has been a member of the Masonic lodge since 1852 and was also a member of the P.R. Owen Post G.A.R. In his death the community loses an estimable citizen. He was the father of nine children, seven of whom are still living--four sons and three daughters.

Enoch Whitted, 1828-1901, was the son of Jonathan Whitted and Nancy Rogers Clark of North Carolina and then Indiana. He was buried on the ninth of May in the Whitted/Clark family plot in Riverside Cemetery in Clinton. His wife, Eliza, who died in 1916, is buried there also. The obituary appeared in The Weekly Clintonian on May 10, 1901.

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Enoch Whitted, biographical sketch
Gravestones of Enoch and Eliza Hise Whitted
The Whitted family

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