George Edward Whiting

Brief Life History of George Edward

When George Edward Whiting was born on 21 March 1899, in Openshaw, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Fred Whiting, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Ellison, was 26. He lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 38 years. He died in December 1970, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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George Edward Whiting
Doris Eleanor Whiting

Sources (7)

  • George Edward Whiting in household of Fred Whiting, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • George Edward Whiting, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • George Edward Whiting, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

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.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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