Ellen Emerett Whiting

1 September 1847–29 May 1918 (Age 70)
Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Ellen Emerett

When Ellen Emerett Whiting was born on 1 September 1847, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, her father, Edwin Whiting, was 37 and her mother, Almira Mehitable Meacham, was 23. She married Charles Perkins Frost on 6 January 1866, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salmon, Lemhi, Idaho, United States in 1900 and La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States in 1910. She died on 29 May 1918, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Perkins Frost
1839–1896
Ellen Emerett Whiting
1847–1918
Marriage: 6 January 1866
Charles Ephraim Frost
1868–1945
Edward Smith Frost
1870–1924
John M Frost
1871–
Lafayette Franklin Frost
1873–1942
Mark Frost
1873–1944
Mary Ellen Frost
1876–1931
Adelaide Almira Frost
1879–1954
Willis Leroy Frost
1881–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1866Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries - 1861: Baker, Oregon, United States; 1864: Union, Oregon, United States
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Witting
    Whiten
    Whitting

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF ELLEN EMERETT WHITING FROST PALMER MARCH

    Ellen Emerett Whiting was born on 1 September 1847 at Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa to Edwin and Almira Mehitable Meacham Whiting. She was the second of eight children, nine girls and three boys. …

    Sources (25)

    • Ellen A Palmer in household of John Palmer, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Helen A Frost, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Ellen Emerett March, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

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