Fourth Generation


158. Luther D. Wilklow was born on 15 January 1862 on the family homestead on Pancake Hollow Road. He was a Justice of the Peace and Supervisor for the Town of Lloyd. He was a charter member of the Highland Grange and a member of the Masons. His farm in Lloyd consisted of 500 grape vines, 1300 red raspberry bushes and 6000 currant bushes. In 1906 he sold his farm and moved to Highland. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Highland and served as treasurer and trustee of the church. Luther died on 9 July 1936 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. He was buried at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, Ulster Co., NY.1

Luther D. Wilklow and Evalena Steen were married on 25 October 1893 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY.26 Evalena Steen was born in October 1871 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She died on 21 April 1903 in Lloyd, Ulster Co., NY.3 She was buried on 24 April 1903 at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, Ulster Co., NY.1,3

24 April 1903 - New Paltz newspaper notice

Died at Lloyd, NY April 21st 1903, Eve Lena Steen, wife of Luther D. Wilklow, aged 32 years 7 months and 23 days. Funeral Friday Apr 24 at her late residence Lloyd, NY at 2 p.m.

Luther D. Wilklow and Evalena Steen had the following daughters:

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Ethel Catherine Wilklow

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Dorothy Wilklow was born on 18 June 1900 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She was baptized on 2 July 1901 at New Paltz Reformed Church in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. She died on 26 May 1921 in Highland, Ulster Co., NY. Dorothy was buried at Lloyd Cemetery in Lloyd, Ulster Co., NY.1

Census records (from Lloyd, NY)
1900 Luther 37, Lena 28, Ethel 5, Jennie 36
1905 Luther D. 43, Ethel C. 10, Dorothy 4, Jennie 39
1910 Luther 48, Ethel 13, Dorothy 9, Jennie 42
1915 Luther D. 52, Ethel C. 18, Dorothy 15, Jennie C. 49
1920 (New Paltz Turnpike) Luther D. 55, Ethel 25, Dorothy 18, Jennie 47
1925 (New Paltz Rd.) Luther D. 60, Jennie 68
1930 (New Paltz Rd.) Luther D. 58, Jennie 55