Elliot Whitaker

11 December 1869–24 June 1943 (Age 73)
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elliot

When Elliot Whitaker was born on 11 December 1869, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Alfred Whitaker, was 20 and his mother, Susan Puckett, was 21. He married Hattie Allen on 30 August 1897, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Meadows, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 5, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 24 June 1943, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Burning Fork, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States.

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Elliot Whitaker
Hattie Allen
Marriage: 30 August 1897
Linville Whitaker
Samuel Whitaker
McKinley Whitaker
Betty Whitaker
Stella Whitaker
Mary Whitaker
Orville C. Whitaker

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30 August 1897
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Eliot Whitaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E L Whitaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elliott Hoskins in household of Samuel Hoskins, "United States Census, 1880"

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