Elizabeth Anna Renick

1889–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Anna

Elizabeth Anna Renick was born in 1889, in Illinois, United States as the daughter of Joseph Renick and Anna Parker. She married Homer Whitaker on 26 August 1912, in Kane, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Henry, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Homer Whitaker
1883–1965
Elizabeth Anna Renick
1889–
Marriage: 26 August 1912
Gordon Whitaker
1914–
Dorris Whitaker
1918–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 August 1912
Kane, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    Gordon Whitaker

    Male1914–Male

    Dorris Whitaker

    Female1918–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Renick

    MaleMale

    Anna Parker

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1920

Age 31

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Scottish Renwick , or a variant spelling of Renicke, a variant of German Reinecke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Whitaker in household of Homer Whitaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Whitaker in household of Homer Whitaker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elizabeth Renwick in entry for Mr Homer Whitaker, "Illinois, Mildred Hooper Obituary Collection, ca. 1959-1981"

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