63. Fenton Whitlow was born on 4 August 1848 in Middle Hope, Orange Co., NY. He died on 16 January 1942 in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY.3 He was buried on 19 January 1942 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY.3
A family story is that Fenton's wife did not like the name Wilklow so she started using WHITLOW as the family name and many of Fenton's descendants still use the surname WHITLOW.
Fenton was first employed as a farm worker and then as a truckman. About 1890 he settled in Newburgh, NY. In Newburgh, Fenton was a house painter and carpenter. Several of the older homes in the Newburgh area, designed and built by him survive. During World War I, he worked as a shipwright in a war time shipyard in the upper Hudson River area.
Fenton Whitlow and Hannah G. Bell were married about 1867. Hannah G. Bell18 was born in April 1848 in England. Hannah had 10 children only 7 of which were living in 1910. She died on 1 October 1917 in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY. She was buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY.
Fenton Whitlow and Hannah G. Bell had the following children:
Fenton married second Martha Kent Priddle. She was born about August 1858 in England. She died in August 1943 in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY. She was buried on 27 August 1943 at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Newburgh, Orange Co., NY.
Census records (1900 and after from Newburgh, NY)