Hettie Whitten Gee

Brief Life History of Hettie

When Hettie Whitten Gee was born on 24 September 1848, in Barboursville, Cabell, Virginia, United States, her father, Littleton Tazewell W Whitten, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Emerline Baumgardner, was 30. She married George Washington Gee on 12 September 1874, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 7 Denton, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 8 March 1926, in Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pope Family Cemetery, Leon, Carter, Kentucky, United States.

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George Washington Gee
Hettie Whitten Gee
Marriage: 12 September 1874
Charles Edward Ghee Jr.
Gertrude Gee

Sources (10)

  • Hettie Gee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hettie Whitten, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Hettie Ghee, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Whitton or Whiting .

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

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