Sarah Amanda Whitaker

27 March 1848–22 May 1926 (Age 78)
Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Amanda

When Sarah Amanda Whitaker was born on 27 March 1848, in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Stephen Decatur Whitaker, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitaker, was 27. She lived in Valley Town Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and North Carolina, United States in 1926. She died on 22 May 1926, in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Decatur Whitaker
1814–1900
Elizabeth Whitaker
1820–1891
David Lafayette Whitaker
1838–1912
Mary Catherine Whitaker
1839–1899
Lydia Emaline Whitaker
1841–1923
Martha Ann Whitaker
1842–1906
Margaret P. Whitaker
1844–1929
James Maxadent Whitaker
1846–1928
Sarah Amanda Whitaker
1848–1926
Joshua Walker Whitaker
1850–1903
Caroline Louisa Whitaker
1852–1880
Adaline Elizabeth Whitaker
1852–1929
William Thomas Whitaker
1854–1922
Stephen D Whitaker
1855–1929
Elizabeth Jane Whitaker
1857–1891
Harriett Whitaker
1860–1860
Jefferson Davis Whitaker
1862–1862

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair
Age 5
The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1863
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 22
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

Possible Related Names

Whittaker
Whiteaker
Whitacre

Sources (8)

  • Sarah A Whitaker in household of James Mc Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Amanda Whitaker, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"
  • Amanda Whitaker in household of Stephen Whitaker, "United States Census, 1880"

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