Edward WHITAKER

about 1774–
Seychelles

The Life Summary of Edward

Edward WHITAKER was born about 1774, in Seychelles.

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1794
Age 20
Britain annexes the Seychelles, which are then administered from Mauritius.

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.

Possible Related Names

Whitacre
Whiteaker
Whittaker

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