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
Leusinda Elizabeth Taylor
David Lafayette Whitaker
Mary Catherine " Polly" Whitaker
Polly C Whitaker
Lydia Emaline Whitaker
Martha Ann Whitaker
Margaret P. Whitaker
James Maxadent Whitaker
Sarah Amanda Whitaker
Joshua Walker Whitaker
Caroline Louisa Whitaker
Adaline Elizabeth Whitaker
William Thomas (Tecumseh) Whitaker
Stephen D Whitaker
Elizabeth Jane Whitaker
Harriett Whitaker
Jefferson Davis Whitaker

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World Events (8)


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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