E. B. Whitson

about 1819–
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of E. B.

When E. B. Whitson was born about 1819, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles Whitson, was 40 and his mother, Harriet, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Harriet. He lived in Union, Louisiana, United States in 1850.

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E. B. Whitson
about 1819–
Alice Whitson
about 1844–
Catharine Whitson
James Whitson
about 1848–

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World Events (8)

about 1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age NaN
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · The Treaty of Doak's Stand 
Age 1
The Treaty of Doak’s Stand was a treaty with the Choctaw which makes up the majority of Mississippi. It made it so the Choctaw had to give up one-half of their remaining homeland. 
Age 42
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (Midlothian): from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Whiteson, literally ‘white son’ or perhaps ‘son of someone named White ’. Occasionally, a variant of Whiston .

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

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Sources (2)

  • E B Whitson in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • E B Whitson, "United States Census, 1850"

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