Benjamin Franklin Whicker

1811–1880 (Age 69)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Benjamin Franklin

When Benjamin Franklin Whicker was born in 1811, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Whicker, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Ann Allen, was 21. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Susannah Gunter. He lived in Moore, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died in 1880, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Whicker
1811–1880
Susannah Gunter
1809–1887
Thomas R Wicker
1832–1913
David Warren Wicker
1835–1899
Elijah Martin Wicker
1837–1917
Nancy J. Whicker
1840–
Benjamin P. Whicker
1843–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Thomas R Wicker

    Male1832–1913Male

    David Warren Wicker

    Male1835–1899Male

    Elijah Martin Wicker

    Male1837–1917Male

    Nancy J. Whicker

    Female1840–Female

    Benjamin P. Whicker

    Male1843–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Whicker

    Male1784–Male

    Lydia Ann Allen

    Female1790–1859Female

siblings

(7)

    Son Whicker

    Male1800–Male

    Son Whicker

    Male1803–Male

    Daughter Whicker

    Female1805–Female

    Newel Aaron Whicker

    Male1807–1887Male

    Male1811–1880Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 19

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: topographic or habitational name, from a derivative of Wick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benj Wicker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Benjamin Wicker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin Wicker, "United States Census, 1850"

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