John W Whitaker

1844–February 1911 (Age 67)
Iberia, Miller, Missouri, United States

The Life of John W

When John W Whitaker was born in 1844, in Iberia, Miller, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Wilkerson Whitaker, was 24 and his mother, Susan West, was 21. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Richwoods Township, Miller, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died in February 1911, at the age of 67.

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Thomas Wilkerson Whitaker
Susan West
Mark Hardin Whitaker
John W Whitaker
Matilda Jane Whitaker
Archelaus Charles Whitaker
Sarah Emeline "Babe" Whitaker
Argalous Francis Whitaker
Thomas Jefferson Whitaker
James M. Whitaker
Waldo Parry Whitaker
Waldo P Whitaker
Stacey Ellen Whitaker

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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Sources (3)

  • John W Whittaker in household of Thomas W Whittaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John W Whitaker in household of Thos W Whitaker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John W Whitaker in household of Archelus C Whitaker, "United States Census, 1880"

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