Hosea Humphrey Whitener

Male22 November 1826–1 November 1902

Brief Life History of Hosea Humphrey

When Hosea Humphrey Whitener was born on 22 November 1826, in Lincoln Twp, Pender, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Benjamin Whitener, was 30 and his mother, Mary Polly Cline, was 30. He married Jane E Adams about 1854, in Catawba, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Plateau, Catawba, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 1 November 1902, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salem, Lincoln, North Carolina, United States.

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Hosea Humphrey Whitener
Sara Ann Reep
Marriage: 17 September 1862
Laura E. Whitener
Robert H. Whitener
Sarah Isadore Whitener
Eliza Emily Janelia Whitener
James Albert Whitener
Anna Julia Whitener

Sources (19)

  • Hosea Whitener, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hosea H Whitener, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Hosea Humphrey Whitener, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 September 1862Catawba, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 4

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


    Age 20

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Weidner .

    Perhaps also an Americanized form (translation into English) of German Weisner .

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

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