William G. Whiteside

Johnson, Illinois, United States

The Life of William G.

When William G. Whiteside was born in 1868, in Johnson, Illinois, United States, his father, William Reasoner Whiteside, was 42 and his mother, Sidney Amanda Waters, was 39. He married Millie M McKee on 4 April 1889, in Johnson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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William G. Whiteside
Millie M McKee
Marriage: 4 April 1889
William A Whiteside
Ned A Whiteside

Spouse and Children

4 April 1889
Johnson, Illinois, United States


    William A Whiteside


    Ned A Whiteside


Parents and Siblings



    Martha Adaline Whiteside


    Mary Jane Whiteside



    George J. Whiteside


    Bule J. Whiteside


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire) and Scottish (also northern Ireland): probably a habitational name from any of various minor places named Whiteside, from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + sīde ‘slope (of a hill)’. Reaney, however, quotes early forms without prepositions and derives the surname from a nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Whitesides in household of William Whitesides, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Whitesides in household of William Whitesides, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W G Whiteside, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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