Joshua Whitehead

1879–before 1980 (Age 101)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Whitehead was born in 1879, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Joshua Alexander Whitehead, was 69 and his mother, Mary Madgaline Kemp, was 33. He died before 1980, in United States, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Alexander Whitehead
1810–1902
Mary Madgaline Kemp
1846–1918
Docia Whitehead
1877–1963
Joshua Whitehead
1879–1980
Crumbie Winfred Whitehead
1883–1934
Charlie Weaver Whitehead
1885–1921

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Female1877–1963Female

    Male1879–1980Male

    Crumbie Winfred Whitehead

    Male1883–1934Male

    Charlie Weaver Whitehead

    Male1885–1921Male

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 27

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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