Martha Ann Whitaker

22 October 1842–13 June 1906 (Age 63)
Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha Ann

When Martha Ann Whitaker was born on 22 October 1842, in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Stephen Decatur Whitaker, was 28 and her mother, Leusinda Elizabeth Taylor, was 22. She lived in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and North Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 13 June 1906, in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Valleytown Cemetery, Valleytown, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Decatur Whitaker
1814–1900
Leusinda Elizabeth Taylor
1820–1891
David Lafayette Whitaker
1838–1912
Mary Catherine " Polly" Whitaker
1839–1899
Polly C Whitaker
1839–
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 (Tecumseh) 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)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 11

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.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 20

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Whitaker in household of James Mc Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Martha Whitaker in household of Stephen Whitaker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Whitaker in household of Stephen Whitaker, "United States Census, 1870"

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