Joseph E. Whitman

1853–12 September 1899 (Age 46)
Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Joseph E.

When Joseph E. Whitman was born in 1853, in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joseph Whitman, was 42 and his mother, Eleanor Wheeler, was 36. He married Emma L. Stevens on 18 December 1879. He lived in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Newton, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America in 1899. He died on 12 September 1899, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Newton, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Joseph E. Whitman
Emma L. Stevens
Marriage: 18 December 1879

Spouse and Children

18 December 1879

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Whitman


    Eleanor Wheeler




    Lucy Eleanor Whitman


    Mary Whitman



World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 13

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English whit ‘white’ + man ‘man’, either a nickname with the same sense as White , or else an occupational name for a servant of a bearer of the nickname White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Whitman in household of Nathan P Coburn, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Joseph E Whitman in household of Elenor W Whitman, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Joseph E Whitman in household of Nathan Cobourn, "United States Census, 1860"

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