Elizabeth Anna Renick

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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Homer Whitaker
Elizabeth Anna Renick
Marriage: 26 August 1912
Gordon Whitaker
Dorris Whitaker

Spouse and Children

26 August 1912
Kane, Illinois, United States


    Gordon Whitaker


    Dorris Whitaker


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Renick


    Anna Parker




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.

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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