Edward Lucian Whiting

28 January 1846–31 December 1926 (Age 80)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Edward Lucian

When Edward Lucian Whiting was born on 28 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Edwin Whiting, was 36 and his mother, Almira Mehitable Meacham, was 21. He married Martha Elizabeth Alleman on 3 August 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Island, Oregon, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 31 December 1926, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Edward Lucian Whiting
Martha Elizabeth Alleman
Marriage: 3 August 1874
Edward Daniel Whiting
John Lucian Whiting
Christiana Ella Whiting
William Alleman Whiting

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 August 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Edward Lucian Whiting

    EDWARD LUCIAN WHITING, SON OF ALMIRA MEACHAM AND EDWIN WHITING, LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 2, p.273/ Whiting, Edward Lucian, a High Councilor in the Union Stake of Zion, Oregon …

    Sources (29)

    • Edward L Whiting, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Unknown in entry for Appie L Waite, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Marriage Records, 1906-1968"
    • Edwin L. Whiting in entry for John Lucian Whiting, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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