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Free Genealogy Biography of Henry Whaley,
Pennsylvania Volunteer of the Civil War

Henry Whaley

Henry, son of Captain Benjamin and Jane (Vance) Whaley, was born December 17, 1808, in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, died 1865. He was in business in Uniontown until the civil war when he enlisted in the One Hundred and Ninety-first Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, 191st Regiment.

He returned home on a furlough in 1865 and shortly after his return to the army was killed by falling from a train. He married Mary Herbert, born in Fayette county, July 5, 1816.

Children: 1. James Canon, of whom further. 2. Catherine, born May 19, 1838; married John Fisher, a tailor of Uniontown, whom she survives. 3. Ann, born April 17, 1841; married John Nickle and lived in Uniontown. 4. Thomas Bell, born October 23, 1843; a soldier of the United States regular army, later a soldier of the civil war, now living in Uniontown. 5. Henry L., born February 7, 1848; a painter, now living in Uniontown; married Alice West, deceased. 6. John Kurtz, born August 17, 1851, died unmarried. 7. Rose Amanda, born September 7, 1855; married nw Fry and lived in Greensburg, Pennsylvania; she is now deceased.

Source: Genealogical and Personal History of Fayette County, John W. Jordan, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1912.

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