Edi Or Edith Whitaker

8 September 1776–18 December 1846 (Age 70)
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Edi Or Edith

When Edi Or Edith Whitaker was born on 8 September 1776, in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Whitaker, was 48 and her mother, Susannah White, was 44. She died on 18 December 1846, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Whitaker
1728–1812
Susannah White
1732–1811
Jonathan Whitaker
1756–1844
Sarah Whitaker
1757–1816
Timothy Whitaker
1766–1841
Henry Whitaker
1759–1775
Susanna Whitaker
1761–1846
Jonathan Whitaker
1763–1844
Elizabeth Whitaker
1764–1787
Elizabeth Whitaker
1765–1787
Patience Whitaker
1770–1833
Ede Whitaker
1772–1846
Ede Whitaker
1772–
Edi Or Edith Whitaker
1776–1846

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution
Age 5
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 5
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 24
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

Possible Related Names

Whittaker
Whiteaker
Whitacre

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