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390. Benjamin Franklin8Whitefield (Eliza A. C.7Brack, Lucy P.6Sims, John5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born 15 September 1875, Ellis County, Texas, died 21 October 1947, Midland, Midland County, Texas, buried Fairview Cemetery.[3022] He married 3 October 1900, Midland, Texas, to Ada Earle Wolcott, born 22 February 1878, Ellis County, Texas, died 22 September 1934, Midland, Texas.

Dallas Morning News, 24 September 1934: Mrs. B. F. Whitefield to be buried Monday in Midland. Mrs. B. F. Whitefield, daughter of Mrs. A. J. Wolcott, 837 Zang, who died there Saturday. Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Mrs. H. J. Phillips and Miss Eulalia Whitefield of Midland; a son, Franklin Whitefield of Houston; two sisters, Mrs. Tom C. Cole of Waxahachie and Miss Eula Wolcott of Dallas; two brothers, Oscar Wolcott of Dallas and J. A. Wolcott of Wynnewood, Oklahoma.[3023]

Benjamin F. Whitefield lived in Midland, Texas, in 1910,[3024] 1920,[3025] and 1930.[3026]

Children of Benjamin Franklin Whitefield and Ada Earle Wolcott:

     762.        i.   Franklin Wolcott Whitefield, born 14 July 1901, Midland, Midland County, Texas, died 7 January 1969, Houston, Harris County, Texas, buried Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston.[3027] He married 27 February 1927, Harris County, Texas, to Louise Gilliam.[3028]



[3022] Texas Death Record. Benjamin Franklin Whitefield, born 15 September 1875, Ellis County, Texas, died 21 October 1947, Midland, Midland County, Texas. Residence: Midland. Male, white, age 72 years, 1 month, 6 days, widowed. Occupation: merchant. Burial: Midland, Texas.

[3023] Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, 24 September 1934, p. 1.

[3024] 1910 U.S. Census, Midland County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 164, Sheet 16A, Midland. Whitefield, Ben F, age 34, mar1, mar 10 yrs.; Earl, wife, age 32, mar1, mar 10 yrs., had had 2 children, 2 living; Franklin, son, age 8; Issa Whitefield, dau., age 2. Edith Johnson, age 19.

[3025] 1920 U.S. Census, Midland County, Texas, S.D. 16, E.D. 152, Sheet 9A. Whitefield, Benjamin F., age 44, mar; Erle A., wife, age 41, mar; Franklin W., son, age 18; Ina E., dau., age 12; Eulalie, dau., age 7. All white.

[3026] 1930 U.S. Census, Midland County, Texas, S.D. 13, E.D. 165-1, Sheet 30B. Whitefield, Benjamin F., age 54, mar at 25, owner, grocery store; Ada E., wife, age 52, mar at 23; Eula lee, dau., age 18, single. All white.

[3027] Texas Death Record. Franklin Wolcott Whitefield, died 7 January 1969, Houston, Harris County, Texas, male, white, age 67 years, born 14 July 1901, Midland, Texas, married. Father: Ben F. Whitefield. Mother: Ada Earle Wolcott. Occupation: executive-shipping dept. Residence: Houston. Burial: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston

[3028] Harris County, Texas, Marriage Records. F. W. Whitefield to Louise Gilliam, 27 February 1927.

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