Maud Isable Whitehead

2 January 1913–April 1977 (Age 64)
ILford, England

The Life of Maud Isable

When Maud Isable Whitehead was born on 2 January 1913, her father, Thomas Benjamin Whitehead, was 28 and her mother, Maud Sparks, was 33. She lived in Kings, New York, United States in 1920 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. She died in April 1977, at the age of 64.

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Thomas Benjamin Whitehead
Maud Sparks
Dorothy Whitehead
Maud Isable Whitehead
Louise Maud Whitehead

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Benjamin Whitehead





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 4

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 18

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Maud C Whitehead in household of Thomas B Whitehead, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Whitehead in household of Thomas B Whitehead, "United States Census, 1930"

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