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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Family Time Line

Edward Whitaker
1877–1951
Rosetta Schmidt
1882–1960
Charles Thomas Edward (Chook) WHITAKER
1904–1997
Thelma Irene Whitaker
1906–
Edwin Jack Whitaker
1910–2001
Rose Olive WHITAKER
1912–1940
Edgar "George" WHITAKER
1914–1989
Robert Dave WHITAKER
1915–1915

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    World Events (8)

    1911

    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.

    1914

    Age 4

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

    1939

    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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