E. B. Whitson

about 1819–
Mississippi, United States

The Life 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
Alice Whitson
Catharine Whitson
James Whitson

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    Alice Whitson


    Catharine Whitson


    James Whitson


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

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

Scottish: patronymic from White as a personal name, or translation of any of the many Gaelic names based on fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1) or bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1), as for example McLennan and McBain .

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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