Oscar Newell Whiting

18 January 1848–19 November 1903 (Age 55)
Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Oscar Newell

When Oscar Newell Whiting was born on 18 January 1848, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, his father, Edwin Whiting, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Partridge Tillotson, was 33. He married Lelia Tuckett on 13 December 1899, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 19 November 1903, in Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Newell Whiting
Lelia Tuckett
Marriage: 13 December 1899
Belva Hatfield
William Henry Hatfield Whiting
Charles Ernest Whiting

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 December 1899Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Belva Hatfield Morton Johnson--Birth to 1936

    Copied from a manuscript handwritten by her daughter Leora. There was a note at the end where Leora said to Ermel Morton, her brother. “I started writing this for mother about 20 years ago. I would li …

    Sources (19)

    • Oscar Whiting, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Oscar Whiting, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Oscar Whiting in household of Edwin Whiting, "United States Census, 1880"

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