When William Clothier Whitford was born on 24 October 1837, in Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States, his father, Hiram Whitford, was 45 and his mother, Polly Lawton, was 39. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Polly Rosetta Goodrich. He lived in Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 December 1914, in Sandy Creek, Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Boylston, Oswego, New York, United States.
English and Scottish: habitational name from Whitford in Shute (Devon) or Whitford in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) in England. In Scotland, from Whiteford near Paisley (Renfrewshire). The placenames probably derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + ford ‘ford’ or their Scots equivalents.
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