William Daniel "Oscar" Whitaker

11 December 1882–9 December 1957 (Age 74)
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Daniel "Oscar"

When William Daniel "Oscar" Whitaker was born on 11 December 1882, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, his father, Daniel Davis Whitaker, was 32 and his mother, Darcus C Crabtree, was 32. He married Mollie Emma Hatfield on 21 September 1901, in Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt River Township, Audrain, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Kampeska, Codington, South Dakota, United States in 1920. He died on 9 December 1957, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Anoka, Minnesota, United States.

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William Daniel "Oscar" Whitaker
Mollie Emma Hatfield
Marriage: 21 September 1901
Nannie Darcus Whiteaker
Pearl Mattie Whiteaker
Charles Davies Whiteaker
Edward Whiteaker
Robert Berrie Whiteaker
Grace Irebelle Whiteaker
Francis "Frank" Harry Whiteaker

Spouse and Children

21 September 1901
Marion, Smyth, Virginia, United States



    Pearl Mattie Whiteaker


    Charles Davies Whiteaker


    Edward Whiteaker


    Robert Berrie Whiteaker


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World Events (8)

1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 2

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 20

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Whiteaker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William D Whittaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar Whiteaker, "United States Census, 1910"

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