Fourth Generation


124. Theodore Wilklow was born on 24 August 1836 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. At an early age Theodore began as a clerk for Severyn Hasbrouck. He later worked a year for Jacob D. Vandemark and in 1836 he began his own mercantile business in Kripple Bush. In 1867 he moved to Phillipsport, NY and engaged in hoop manufacturing. He later returned to Kripple Bush and his mercantile business. When the mercantile went broke, he began manufacturing hoops in Kripple Bush. In 1887 he moved his business to Ellensville and became the largest local hoop manufacturer producing 75 million hoops a year. He died at noon at his home on Circle Ave. on 14 September 1918 in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY He was buried on 17 September 1918 at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, NY.29

Hannah's tombstone

Hannah's tombstone

Theodore Wilklow and Hannah M. Schoonmaker were married on 19 October 1859 in Marbletown, Ulster Co., NY11,15 by Rev. J. L. McNair at bride's father's house.

Hannah M. Schoonmaker was born on 17 October 1840 in New York State. She was baptized on 15 August 1847 in Marbletown, NY. She died on 7 February 1866 in Ulster Co., NY. Hannah was buried at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, Ulster Co., NY.1

Theodore Wilklow and Hannah M. Schoonmaker had the following children:

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Abraham William Wilklow was born in 1860 in Ulster Co., NY. He died on 4 April 1862 in Marbletown, NY. He was buried on 5 April 1862 at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, NY.1,11

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Cora Wilklow was born on 27 September 1862 in Ulster Co., NY.11 She was baptized on 28 February 1863 at Reformed Dutch Church in Stone Ridge, Ulster Co., NY.11 She died on 11 November 1865 in Ulster Co., NY. Cora was buried at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, NY.1

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Ledira Wilklow.

Theodore Wilklow and Jane North were married in 1868 in New York State. Jane North was born on 30 May 1845 in New York State. She died on 25 March 1881 in Marbletown, NY. She was buried at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, NY.29

Theodore Wilklow and Jane North had the following children:

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Dr. George F. Wilklow.

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Mary A. Wilklow was born on 5 June 1871 in Stone Ridge, NY.11 She was baptized on 15 March 1873 at Reformed Dutch Church in Stone Ridge, NY.11 Mary was a teacher. In 1899 she received an annual salary of $800 to teach at school #30 in Whitestone, NY. Promoted to seventh grade teacher in school 79 in Jan. 1909 (Brooklyn Daily Eagle). She lived at 50 South 8th, Whitestone, NY in 1925 and in 1936 she resided at 140-10 Franklin Ave., Flushing, NY. She died on 4 October 1950 in Flushing, Queens Co., NY. Mary was buried on 7 October 1950 at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, NY.29

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Eva Wilklow.

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Anna M. Wilklow.

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Charles Wilklow.

Theodore Wilklow and Alice A. Davis were married on 10 May 1883 at Reformed Dutch Church in Stone Ridge, NY.11 Alice A. Davis was born on 24 November 1847 in Ulster Co., NY.3 Was Mrs. Lynch before marrying Theodore. She died on 16 July 1914 in Ellenville, NY.3 She was buried on 18 July 1914 at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, NY.3,29

Census records (Marbletown, NY 1860-80; Ellenville, NY 1900 --->)
1860 Theodore 24, Ann M. 20, John D. 4m, Phillip 19
1870 Theodore 34, Jane 25, Ladora 5
1875 Theodore 38, Jane 28, Dora 10, Mary A. 4, George 2y 7m, Eva 1y 4m
1880 Theodore 43, Jane 32, Ladora 15, Mary 9, George 7, Eva 5, Anna 3, Charles 1
1900 (Circle Ave.) Theodore 63, Alice A. --, Mary A. 39, George F. 27, Anna M. 24, Charles 21
1905 (Circle Ave.) Theodore 68, Alice 56, Charles 26
1910 Theodore 73, Alice B. 62