Israel Chaffee Whiton

25 February 1815–26 June 1900 (Age 85)
Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Israel Chaffee

When Israel Chaffee Whiton was born on 25 February 1815, in Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abner Whiton, was 26 and his mother, Amy Chaffee, was 23. He married Frances Claudine Camelia Adams on 3 December 1852, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 26 June 1900, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Israel Chaffee Whiton
Ellen Butterworth Emmett
Marriage: 11 April 1860
Harriet Lydia Gray Brenchley Whiton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1860Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened
    Age 14
    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
    Age 31
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): variant of Whitton . This surname is now rare in Britain.History: James Whiton of Hingham, Norfolk, England, came to Plymouth, MA, in 1635.

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

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    Brief History of the Life of Brother Israel Whiton

    Brief History of the Life of Brother Israel Whiton Israel Whiton was the son of Abner Whiton and Amy Chafee. He was born February 25, 1815 at Westford, Connecticut. He was baptized September 13, 18 …

    Sources (27)

    • Iseral Whiton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Israel Whiton, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Israel Whiton, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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