Franklin Edgar Whittecar

1853–14 March 1871 (Age 18)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Franklin Edgar

When Franklin Edgar Whittecar was born in 1853, in Indiana, United States, his father, Diamond Whittecar, was 34 and his mother, Malissa Donaldson, was 31. He lived in Milford, Van Buren Township, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 14 March 1871, in Long Creek Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Diamond Whittecar
Malissa Donaldson
Frances Ellen Whittecar
Wesley Allen Whittecar
Jasper Newton Whittecar
Bowen Whittecar
William Faulkner Whittecar
Franklin Edgar Whittecar
Mary Alice Whittecar
Charles Ephraim Whittecar
Henry Willard Whittecar
Clinton Whittecar
James Andrew Whittecar

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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Sources (3)

  • Francis E Whittecar in household of Dimond Whittecar, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edgar Whiticar in household of Diamond Whiticar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Franklin Edgar Whittecar, "Find A Grave Index"

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