Abner Whittier

1819–about 1883 (Age 64)
New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Abner

When Abner Whittier was born in 1819, in New Hampshire, United States, his father, Jeremiah Whittier, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Anna Webster, was 36. He married Sarah Hoyt on 7 January 1840. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States for about 20 years. He died about 1883, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Abner Whittier
1819–1883
Sarah Hoyt
1819–1863
Marriage: 7 January 1840
Mary J Whittier
1843–1920
Adelbert Whittier
1848–1916
Eldorah V. Whittier
1852–1909
Frank W. Whittier
1856–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1840
children

(4)

    Mary J Whittier

    Female1843–1920Female

    Adelbert Whittier

    Male1848–1916Male

    Eldorah V. Whittier

    Female1852–1909Female

    Frank W. Whittier

    Male1856–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Whittier

    Male1783–1858Male

    Female1783–1868Female

siblings

(10)

    Philetus D Whittier

    Male1808–1862Male

    Enoch Whittier

    Male1809–1878Male

    Anna Whittier

    Female1811–1873Female

    Deborah D Whittier

    Female1813–1886Female

    Simeon Whittier

    Male1816–1904Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 14

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a white-leather dresser, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + taw(i)er ‘tawer’ (from an agent derivative of Middle English taw(en) ‘to prepare’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Whittier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abner Whittier, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abner Whittier, "United States Census, 1850"

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