Elizabeth Whitacre

30 April 1847–
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Whitacre was born on 30 April 1847, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, William Whitacre, was 36 and her mother, Lydia Hayworth Hoopes, was 35.

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William Whitacre
1811–1897
Lydia Hayworth Hoopes
1811–1866
Elisha Whitacre
1833–1897
James Whitacre
1848–
Thomas Harrison Whitacre
1835–1906
Johnathon Whitacre
1837–1838
Mary Ann Whitacre
1838–1922
Asahel Whitacre
1841–
Lavina J Whitacre
1843–1894
Adaline Whitacre
1846–1915
Elizabeth Whitacre
1847–

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

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.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitaker .

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

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