Edwin Lucius Whiting

22 October 1845–19 February 1896 (Age 50)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Lucius

When Edwin Lucius Whiting was born on 22 October 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Edwin Whiting, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Partridge Tillotson, was 31. He married Anna Mary Bulkley on 17 December 1871, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 19 February 1896, in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Edwin Lucius Whiting
Anna Mary Bulkley
Marriage: 17 December 1871
Millie Whiting
Elizabeth Whiting
Lucius Burr Whiting
Clarence Othell Whiting
Emma Jane Whiting
Ovilla Whiting
George Clinton Whiting
Belva Whiting
Blanche Whiting
Randall Austin Whiting
Edna W Whiting

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1871Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated
    Age 1
    On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 16
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    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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    A Sketch of the Life of Edwin Lucius Whiting

    A Sketch of the Life of Edwin Lucius Whiting by Belle W. Manwaring (Daughter) Edwin Lucius Whiting was born October 22, 1845, in Nauvoo, Illinois. His parents being Edwin and Elizabeth Partridge Till …

    Sources (69)

    • Lucuas Whiting in entry for Fannie J Whiting, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Lucius Whiting in household of Edwin Whiting, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lucius Whiting in entry for George Loren Hagan and Ruth Whiting, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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