Ida Maude Whitaker

Female2 September 1882–1969

Brief Life History of Ida Maude

When Ida Maude Whitaker was born on 2 September 1882, in Neoga, Cumberland, Illinois, United States, her father, Eli Swinford Whitaker, was 34 and her mother, Mary Louisa Erwin, was 36. She married John Walter Price on 12 February 1908. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Neoga Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. She died in 1969, at the age of 87, and was buried in Janesville Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Walter Price
Ida Maude Whitaker
Marriage: 12 February 1908
Haden Price
Dosia Gladys Price
Archie Franklin Price
Walter Ivan Price
John Edgar Price
William Herold Price

Sources (6)

  • Ida M Whitaker in household of E S Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ida Maud Whitaker Price, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ida M Price in household of John W Price, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 February 1908
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 3

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 24

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

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