Ephraim Waldrow Whitehead

4 October 1859–1892 (Age 32)
Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ephraim Waldrow

When Ephraim Waldrow Whitehead was born on 4 October 1859, in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hutchings Whitehead, was 30 and his mother, Louisa Boldy, was 32. He died in 1892, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hutchings Whitehead
1829–
Louisa Boldy
1827–
Thomas Whitehead
1850–
Sarah Ann Whitehead
1855–
Bethal Kitson Whitehead
1857–1919
Ephraim Waldrow Whitehead
1859–1892
Stephen Whitehead
1863–1863
Hannah Kitson Whitehead
1863–1920
Charles Waldron Whitehead
1865–
William Thomas Whitehead
1867–

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World Events (3)

1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
Age 4
The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 21
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884
Age 25
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

Possible Related Names

Canavan
Weishaupt
Weiskopf
Whited
Whitted
Whittet

Sources (4)

  • Ephraim Waldron Whitehead in household of Thomas Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ephriam Whitehead in household of Thomas Whitehead, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ephriam W Whitehead, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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