Whitman, Jacob H.

Jacob H. Whitman was born in Woodhull, Steuben county in 1826.  In 1847, he married Annis M. Bartoo, of the same county, and in 1850 came to Clarksville from Jasper, Steuben county.  In 1862 Mr. Whitman enlisted, and served two years in Company A, 136th regiment New York volunteers, participating in battles at Fort Stephens and Gettysburg.  He has served in various official capacities, among which might be named those of highway commissioner and inspector.