Samuel Whitham

10 July 1832–9 May 1908 (Age 75)
Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Whitham was born on 10 July 1832, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Daniel Whitham, was 31 and his mother, Mary Edwards, was 28. He married Ann Maria Wight on 3 April 1867, in Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Naples, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1900. He died on 9 May 1908, in Edes Falls, Naples, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Edes Falls, Naples, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Whitham
1832–1908
Ann Maria Wight
1849–
Marriage: 3 April 1867
Mary Ella Whitham
1865–1953
Daniel Franklin Whitham
1867–1952
William Edwin Whitham
1870–1938
Marcus Grovner Whitham
1873–1958
Freddie Alphonso Whitham
1878–1878

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 4
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · The Aroostook War
Age 6
"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
1863
Age 31
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): variant of Witham .

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

Possible Related Names

Witham
Whetham

Sources (40)

  • Samuel Whitman in household of Frank D Whitman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sam* Whittum in household of Daniel Whittum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Whittem, "United States Census, 1870"

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