Mary Anabel Whitaker

Femaleabout 1856–

Brief Life History of Mary Anabel

When Mary Anabel Whitaker was born about 1856, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Aquilla Whitaker, was 39 and her mother, Margret W. Pruitt, was 39. She lived in Spring Point Township, Cumberland, Illinois, United States in 1870.

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John Aquilla Whitaker
Margret W. Pruitt
Moses Taylor Whitaker
Elizabeth Juliet Whitaker
Mary Anabel Whitaker
about 1856–
Nathan Graftin Whitaker
Eli Swinford Whitaker
Evan Jacob Whitaker
John O'kayne Whitaker

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  • Mary O Whitaker in household of Margret Whitaker, "United States Census, 1870"

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (8)

about 1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age NaN

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.


Age 7

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

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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