Catherine Emeline Whiting

1 May 1849–28 November 1926 (Age 77)
Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine Emeline

When Catherine Emeline Whiting was born on 1 May 1849, in Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa, United States, her father, Edwin Whiting, was 39 and her mother, Almira Mehitable Meacham, was 24. She married James Cornelius Bresslin in 1866. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 28 November 1926, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mark Flynn Thomas
Catherine Emeline Whiting
Marriage: 9 September 1877
Frank Albert Thomas
Henry Earnest Thomas
Evelena Beatrice Thomas
Ola E. Thomas
Theodore Lionel Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1877San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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


    Catherine Emeline Whiting was born on1 May 1849 at Mount Pisgah, Union, Iowa to Edwin and Almira Mehitable Meacham Whiting. She was the third of eight children, nine girls and three boys. He …

    Sources (19)

    • Emeline Brislin in household of James Brislin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emeline Whitting in entry for Theodore L Thomas and Ella Mae Johnson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Emeline Whiting in household of Annia Whiting, "United States Census, 1860"

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