Ida Whitaker

1877–
Gilmer, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Whitaker was born in 1877, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States, her father, Benjamin Porter Whitaker, was 28 and her mother, Patience Ellen Allen, was 24. She married Mr. Andrews about 1889, in Gilmer, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mr. Andrews
1867–
Ida Whitaker
1877–
Marriage: about 1889

Spouse and Children

    Mr. Andrews

    Male1867–Male

    Female1877–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1889
Gilmer, Georgia, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 16

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 31

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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