George William Robinson Whitaker

27 August 1847–1 October 1933 (Age 86)
Quealy, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

The Life Summary of George William Robinson

When George William Robinson Whitaker was born on 27 August 1847, in Quealy, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, his father, George Whitaker, was 27 and his mother, Eveline Parsons Robinson, was 19. He married Elizabeth Bodiford on 8 January 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. In 1933, at the age of 86, his occupation is listed as retired farmer in Hatton, Millard, Utah, United States. He died on 1 October 1933, in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Kanosh, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Robinson Whitaker
Elizabeth Bodiford
Marriage: 8 January 1902
William Thomas Wittaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1902Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries - 1867: Carter, Dakota Territory, United States; 1869: Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    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 (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

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    Biography of George William WHITAKER

    GEORGE WILLIAM WHITAKER (Wife, Elizabeth Bodiford) George William Whitaker was the son of George Whitaker and Eveline Parsons Robinson Whitaker. He was born August 27, 1847 in Independence …

    Sources (15)

    • Geo W Whittaker in household of Geo Whittaker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George W Whitaker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • George Whitaker in entry for Elizabeth Whitaker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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