Fred Whiting

Male1870–June 1945

Brief Life History of Fred

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.

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Family Time Line

Fred Whiting
Caroline Ellison
Marriage: 1 September 1894
Ethel Whiting
James Whiting
George Edward Whiting
Carrie Whiting
Edna Whiting
Fred Whiting

Sources (24)

  • Fred Whiting in household of James Whiting, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Fred Whiting, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Fred Whiting, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1894St Thomas' Church, Ardwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The Manchester Man is Published

    Age 6

    The Manchester Man was written by British author Isabella Banks. When it was first published in 1876, it came out in three volumes. It follows the life of Jabez Clegg who was left orphaned by a severe storm that caused flooding. He made his way up the social ladder and changed his life.


    Age 14

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

    Age 31

    The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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