Isaac Zanes Whittaker

Male1812–7 November 1843

Brief Life History of Isaac Zanes

When Isaac Zanes Whittaker was born in 1812, in Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Whitaker, was 46 and his mother, Alice Howarth, was 41. He married Alvira Gilmore about 1833, in Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1840. He died on 7 November 1843, at the age of 31.

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Isaac Zanes Whittaker
Alvira Gilmore
Marriage: about 1833
Josephine Whitaker
Marianna Emily Whittaker
Phenriatte Whittaker

Sources (4)

  • Isaac Z Whitaker, "United States Census, 1840"
  • James Whittaker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • E. Whittaker in entry for Phenretta Dayton, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1833Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

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


    Age 3

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 9

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Whitaker .

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

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