Edwin Jack Whitaker

Male5 June 1910–2 January 2001

Brief Life History of Edwin Jack

When Edwin Jack Whitaker was born on 5 June 1910, in Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia, his father, Edward Whitaker, was 33 and his mother, Rosetta Schmidt, was 28. He died on 2 January 2001, in Welland, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 90.

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Edward Whitaker
Rosetta Schmidt
Charles Thomas Edward (Chook) WHITAKER
Thelma Irene Whitaker
Edwin Jack Whitaker
Edgar "George" WHITAKER
Robert Dave WHITAKER

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.


    Age 4

    August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.


    Age 29

    Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

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