Hannah Waddoups

8 September 1847–15 June 1927 (Age 79)
Sowe, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Waddoups was born on 8 September 1847, in Sowe, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Waddoups Sr., was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Porter, was 31. She married Thomas William Whitaker on 18 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 30 years. She died on 15 June 1927, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas William Whitaker
Hannah Waddoups
Marriage: 18 January 1869
Elizabeth Annie Whitaker
Mary Jane Whitaker
Thomas William Whitaker Jr
Nephi Whitaker
Edmond Whitaker
Prudence Whitaker
William Porter Whitaker
David Whitaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 4
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 21
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Midlands): variant of Waddup, with post-medieval excrescent -s, a nickname possibly from a Middle English wad-dop ‘gray grebe’, with some allusion to the bird's habits or appearance.

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

    Story Highlight

    Waddoups were Pioneers

    Waddoups were Pioneers in the Horton D. Haight Company, 1868, DEPARTURE 28 July 1868, ARRIVAL 24 August 1868, NUMBER IN COMPANY 42 275 individuals and about 30 wagons were in the company when it began …

    Sources (36)

    • Hannah Waddops in entry for Thomas William Whitaker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hannah Whitaker in household of Samual J Holt, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Hannah Waddups in entry for Samuel V. Lewis and Annie E. Cheney, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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