General Julian Wythe Whiting

Male24 March 1837–23 August 1917

Brief Life History of Julian Wythe

When General Julian Wythe Whiting was born on 24 March 1837, in Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, United States, his father, Kennon Whiting, was 40 and his mother, Ann Wythe Mallory, was 34. He married Ida Gracey Lawler on 3 December 1867, in Talladega, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 23 August 1917, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

General Julian Wythe Whiting
Ida Gracey Lawler
Marriage: 3 December 1867
Ella Lawler Whiting
Jessie Fairfax Whiting
Wythe Lawler Whiting
Montague Whiting

Sources (18)

  • Julian P Whiting in household of Kennon Whiting, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julian W Whiting, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Julian Wythe Whiting, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 December 1867Talladega, Alabama, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 7

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


    Age 9

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 24

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Whiting (Old English Hwīting, a patronymic from the personal name Hwīta, from hwīt ‘white’ applied as a nickname).

    History: Rev. Samuel Whiting arrived in Boston, MA, in May 1636, and made his home in Lynn, MA.

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

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