Third Generation


Tombstone of John & Catherine Wilklow.

Tombstone of John &
Catherine Wilklow.

25. John Waldron Wilklow was born in 1799 in New Paltz, Ulster Co., NY. John moved to Ohio c. 1826. He first settles in Concord, Ohio which at the time was in Geuga County but now is in Lake County. On 30 Oct. 1835 he purchased 24¼ acres of land in Concord, Ohio from Elizur Goodrich, Jr. The family later moved to Logan County where John purchased land on the northern border of the Village of W. Mansfield, Ohio for $1.25 per acre. He died on 7 November 1881 in Bokes Creek, Logan Co., Ohio. He was buried at Good Hope Cemetery in Bokes Creek, Ohio.6

John married Catherine ----- who was born on 12 February 1802 in New York State. She died on 8 December 1881 in Bokes Creek, Ohio. She was buried at Good Hope Cemetery in Bokes Creek, Ohio.6

John Waldron Wilklow and Catherine ----- had the following children:

96i.William Wilklow was born in 1820 in Ulster Co., NY.
+97ii.Myron Wilklow.
+98iii.Emeline Wilklow.
+99iv.John Wilklow.
+100v.Elizabeth Jane Wilklow.

Census records (1840 & later from Bokes Creek, Ohio)
1830 (Concord, OH) 2m(under 5), 1m(5-9), 1m(30-39), 1f(under 5), 1f(20-29)
1840 2m(10-14), 1m(15-19), 1m(40-49), 1f(5-9), 1f(10-14), 1f(20-29)
1850 John 51, Katherine 48, John 20, Elizabeth 19
1860 John 61, Catherine 58
1870 John 71, Catherine 68
1880 John 81, Catherine 78