by Allen Oliver
(Homosassa, Fla.)

Michael Whitman and the family of Brothers, sisters and other relatives by the last name of Whitman came from the Carolinas. They staged in Southern Georgia and came to Florida via wagon train in and around 1852.

They settled in the area of what is now Webster, Florida. They had a homestead there. The homestead is still in the family and is forty acres. Many of my relatives are scattered all over Florida, but we still consider Webster our roots.

Many of my relatives are buried in the Linden Cemetery Near Webster. My Great, Great, Grandfather is buried there. He served the Confederacy and was in the "Cow Calvary".

My wife is buried there and I will be there beside her.

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