When Fred Whiting was born in 1870, in Withern with Stain, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Whiting, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Ann Burton, was 21. He married Caroline Ellison on 1 September 1894, in St Thomas' Church, Ardwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Thornton Curtis, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 38 years. He died in June 1945, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, at the age of 75.
English: from the Middle English personal name Whiting (Old English Hwīting, a patronymic from the personal name Hwīta, from hwīt ‘white’ applied as a nickname).
History: Rev. Samuel Whiting arrived in Boston, MA, in May 1636, and made his home in Lynn, MA.