Fifth Generation


George's tombstone

George's tombstone.

321. Dr. George F. Wilklow was born on 7 November 1870 in Stone Ridge, Ulster Co., NY. He was born on 5 November 1872 in Stone Ridge, Ulster Co., NY.11 He was baptized on 23 December 1874 at Reformed Dutch Church in Stone Ridge, Ulster Co., NY.11 In 1892 George was a clerk living in Ellenville. George joined Co. I, 3rd Wisc. Inf during the Spanish American War and was later transferred to an ambulance corps. He then served as an assistant surgeon. He practiced medicine until 1910 in Wurtsboro, NY and then moved his practice to Ellenville. He is listed as having grey eyes and gray hair in 1918. He died on 11 January 1925 in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY. He was buried at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY.29

16 Feb. 1906 - New Paltz newspaper notice

Dr. George F. Wilklow, formerly of this village, and Miss Blanche Fairbanks of Wurtsboro, were married at the home of the bridegroom's father, Theodore Wilklow in Ellenville last Tuesday afternoon at half past one o'clock.

15 Jan. 1925 - New Paltz newspaper notice

Dr. G. F. Wilklow who at one time practiced medicine in New Paltz died on Saturday at his home in Ellenville. He had been in ill health for the past two years. His skills as a physician was widely known and he was held in high esteem by all who knew him.

Blanche's tombstone

Blanche's tombstone.

Dr. George F. Wilklow and Blanche Marie Fairbanks were married on 6 February 1906 at Ellenville Reformed Church in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY.26 Blanche Marie Fairbanks was born about 1876 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY. She died on 6 October 1927 in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY. She was buried at Fantinekill Cemetery in Ellenville, Ulster Co., NY.29

Census records (after 1915 from Ellenville, NY)
1910 (Mamakating, Sullivan Co. NY) George F. 37, Blanche 32 (married 4 years)
1915 (55 Center St.) George 42, Blanche 39
1920 (Center St.) George F. 45, Blanche M. 39
1925 (55 Center St.) Blanche M. 43, Ward 33 (cousin)