Helen Amelia Whiting

21 August 1836–7 May 1910 (Age 73)
Nelson, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Helen Amelia

When Helen Amelia Whiting was born on 21 August 1836, in Nelson, Portage, Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin Whiting, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Partridge Tillotson, was 22. She married Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan, Sr. on 22 August 1854, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 7 May 1910, in Lyman, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archibald Waller Overton Buchanan, Sr.
Helen Amelia Whiting
Marriage: 22 August 1854
Sarah Elizabeth Buchanan
Archibald Walter Buchanan
Helen Amelia Buchanan
Lorenzo Dow Buchanan
Theda Jane Buchanan
Effie Louisa Buchanan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1854Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 24
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Whiting (Old English Hwīting, a patronymic from the personal name Hwīta, from hwīt ‘white’ applied as a nickname).History: Rev. Samuel Whiting arrived in Boston, MA, in May 1636, and made his home in Lynn, MA.

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

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    Life History of Archibald Buchanan and Helen Amelia Whiting

    This history came from the book "Our Heritage" and was complied by H. Thurber Payne in December 1983 Archibald was born in a log cabin, on a farm that his father had carved out of the hills and the …

    Sources (64)

    • Helen A Buchanan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Amelia Whiting in entry for Sarah Buchanan Lemmon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Amelia Buchanan in household of Archie Oldroyd, "United States Census, 1910"

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