Fourth Generation


112. William Wilklow was born in 1836 in Italy, Yates Co., NY.26 William moved to Prattsburg about 1853. He later owned land on the east side of Bluff Point in the town of Jerusalem which he farmed. He sold this land in 1893 to his wife, Caroline and her sister, Mary Fry. They sold the land in 1896. William died on 19 December 1895 in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY. He was buried at Italy Hill Cemetery in Italy, NY.

William Wilklow married Laurana Benedict who was born on 14 March 1829 in Yates Co., NY. She died on 23 October 1883 in New York State. She was buried at Italy Hill Cemetery in Italy, NY.

William Wilklow and Celinda Cowing were married on 10 December 1885 in Jerusalem, NY26 by Rev. Wm. H. Lord. Celinda Cowing was born in 1846 in Jerusalem, NY.26 She died on 11 April 1888 in Jerusalem, NY. She was buried at Italy Hill Cemetery in Italy, NY.

William Wilklow and Caroline H. Cowing were married on 5 October 1889 in Penn Yan, Yates Co., NY26 by Rev. Wm. H. Lord. Caroline H. Cowing, who was a sister of William's second wife, was born in October 1835 in Jerusalem, NY. She died on 10 July 1916 in Interlaken, Seneca Co., NY. She was buried on 13 July 1916 at Mt. Hope Cemetery (lot 8 E) in Rochester, Monroe Co., NY.

Rochester City directories
1891 - 1895 William; 17 Arnold Park, Rochester, NY
1896 - 1900 Caroline; 17 Arnold Park, Rochester, NY
1901        Caroline; removed to farm

Census records
1850 (Middlesex, NY) William 15 with Isaac Harris
1855 (Prattsburg, NY) Wm. 18 servant for John Anderson
1860 (Jerusalem, NY) William 23
1865 (Italy, NY) William 27, Malinda 52, Francis 24, Charles Austin 11 (nephew)
1870 (Italy, NY) William 31, Malinda 57
1875 (Jerusalem, NY) William 41, Laurana 46
1880 (Jerusalem, NY) William 46, Laurana 51
1892 (7th Ward, Rochester, NY) Wm. 56, Mrs. C. 56
1900 (17 Arnold Pk., Rochester, NY) Caroline 64 living with her sister Mary Fry