Scope and Content note
This collection is comprised of the financial records of the Whitall family: Israel Franklin Whitall, J.F. Whitall, Mary C. Whitall, John Mickle Whitall. The volumes of account books generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances. Receipt books generally record payments made for goods and services.
John Mickle Whitall (1800-1877) was born on November 4, 1800 in Gloucester, N.j., the son of Captain John siddon Whitall and Sarah Mickle. He married Mary Tatum, and the couple had four children: Hannah T. Whitall (1832-1911), Sarah Whitall (1833-1880), James Whitall (1834-1896), and Mary Whitall (1836-1888). He died on June 12, 1877 in Deptford, N.j.
Mary Cope Whitall (1836-1897) was born January 21, 1835 in Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of Marmaduke C. and Sarah W. Cope. She married James Whitall. Mary Cope Whitall died January 9, 1897.
Israel Franklin Whitall (ca. 1795-1873) was born May 24, 1795 in Union, N.j., the son of Captain John Siddon Whitall and Sarah Mickle. He married Alice C. Bacon (1809-1895), and the couple had two children: Caroline (1835-1907) and Alice B. (1839-1868). He died December 4, 1873 in Philadelphia, Pa.