David Allen Wilhite

22 December 1866–3 November 1943 (Age 76)
Ensor, Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of David Allen

When David Allen Wilhite was born on 22 December 1866, in Ensor, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, his father, Alvin M. Wilhite, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Clark, was 32. He married Mary Francis Nelson on 26 February 1890, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Center Township, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 5 years. He died on 3 November 1943, at the age of 76, and was buried in Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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David Allen Wilhite
Mary Francis Nelson
Marriage: 26 February 1890
Guy Wilhite
Maggie Lee Wilhite
Turcey Virginia Wilhite
Anna Liza Wilhite

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  • Marriage
    26 February 1890Daviess, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries: 1886: Daviess, Kentucky, United State
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    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

    Americanized form of German Willheit: topographic name from Middle High German wilde, wilt ‘wild, uninhabited’ + heide ‘open, uncultivated land’ for someone who lived beyond the communal boundaries. The surname Willheit is no longer found in Germany. Compare Wilhide , Wilhoit , Wilhoite , Willhide , Willhite , Willhoit , and Willhoite .History: Johann Michael Wilhoit or Wilheit emigrated c. 1717 from Germany to the Germanna Colony on the Rapidan River, VA (a settlement of Protestant refugees from the Rhineland). Little is known about him and his family, but they had many descendants, and the surname has many variants: Wilheit, Wilhide, Wilhight, Wilhoit, Wilhoite, Wilhoyte, Willheit, Willhide, Willhite, Willhoit, and Willhoite.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • David A Wilhojte in household of Alvin Wilhojte, "United States Census, 1870"
    • David Allen Wilhoit in entry for Carl Huber Haag and Virginia Wilhoit, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Dave Wilhite in entry for Maggie Lee Craig, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1961"

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