Elisha Whitacre

20 June 1833–28 January 1897 (Age 63)
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elisha

When Elisha Whitacre was born on 20 June 1833, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, William Whitacre, was 22 and his mother, Lydia Hayworth Hoopes, was 21. He married Henrietta Eastman on 27 February 1856, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States. He lived in East Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Kansas, United States in 1870. He died on 28 January 1897, in Ogden, Riley, Kansas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ogden Cemetery, Ogden, Riley, Kansas, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Elisha Whitacre
Henrietta Eastman
Marriage: 27 February 1856

Spouse and Children

27 February 1856
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 3

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 27

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitaker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elisha Whittaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisha Whitacer in household of William Whitacer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elisha Whitacre, "Kansas, Cemetery Abstracts"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.