Ira Whittier

15 August 1803–
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Ira

When Ira Whittier was born on 15 August 1803, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Thomas N Whittier, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Eastman, was 41.

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Family Time Line

Thomas N Whittier
1761–1842
Elizabeth Eastman
1761–1826
Elizabeth Whittier
1781–1860
Jeremiah Whittier
1783–1858
Susan Whittier
1785–1823
Thomas Whittier Jr
1787–1867
Enoch Whittier
1789–1799
Naomi Whittier
1791–
Ruth Whittier
1792–1792
David Whittier
1792–1833
Rhoda Whittier
1794–1833
Naomi Whittier
1796–1796
Irena Whittier
1797–1891
Jemima Whittier
1799–1876
Abner Whittier
1801–1885
Ira Whittier
1803–
Simeon Whittier
1807–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Elizabeth Whittier

    Female1781–1860Female

    Jeremiah Whittier

    Male1783–1858Male

    Susan Whittier

    Female1785–1823Female

    Thomas Whittier Jr

    Male1787–1867Male

    Male1789–1799Male

+10 More Children

World Events (3)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

Age 1

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 5

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

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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