William M Whitten

Male30 July 1851–11 March 1918

Brief Life History of William M

When William M Whitten was born on 30 July 1851, in Virginia, United States, his father, Littleton Tazewell W Whitten, was 32 and his mother, Nancy Emerline Baumgardner, was 33. He married Margaret Gee on 24 January 1884, in Carter, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 6 Maddox, Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Carter, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 11 March 1918, in Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Leon, Carter, Kentucky, United States.

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William M Whitten
Margaret Gee
Marriage: 24 January 1884
Mamie Ellen Whitten
Emerine Whitten

Sources (12)

  • William M Whitton in household of Littleton Whitton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William W. Whittin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • William W. Whitten, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

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  • Marriage
    24 January 1884Carter, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 10

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    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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