Emma Dora Whitaker

11 June 1882–1 September 1963 (Age 81)
Tahlequah District, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Emma Dora

When Emma Dora Whitaker was born on 11 June 1882, in Tahlequah District, Cherokee, Oklahoma, United States, her father, William Thomas Whitaker, was 28 and her mother, Stacy Lucille Hood, was 22. She married George Wesley Collipriest on 14 December 1904, in Craig, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Madison, Madison, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 1 September 1963, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wesley Collipriest
Emma Dora Whitaker
Marriage: 14 December 1904
Gertrude Ruby Collipriest
Helen Rose Collipriest
James Edwin Collipriest
twin Fern Margureta Collipriest
twin Fay Eugena Collipriest

Spouse and Children

14 December 1904
Craig, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 22

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Emma B Collipriest in household of George W Collipriest, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma D Collipriest in household of George W Collipriest, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Collipriest in household of George W Collipriest, "United States Census, 1930"

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