Levisa Whitaker

about 1799–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Levisa

When Levisa Whitaker was born about 1799, in Virginia, United States, her father, Abraham Whitaker I, was 46 and her mother, Susannah Humble, was 39. She died in Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Whitaker I
1753–1815
Susannah Humble
1760–1828
John Whitaker
1779–1814
Elizabeth Whitaker
1783–
Nimrod Whitaker
1790–1850
Charity Whitaker
1798–
Levisa Whitaker
1799–
Levi Whitaker
1800–1842
Dorcas Whitaker
1801–
Mary Whitaker
1781–
Anna Whitaker
1787–1862
James Seth Whitaker
1790–
Susan Whitaker
1795–
Elijah Whitaker
1797–1880
Betsy Whitaker
1803–
Bland Ballard Whitaker
1803–1870
Mahala Whitaker
1807–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 2

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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