Charles R Whittaker

17 October 1844–5 March 1915 (Age 70)
Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles R

When Charles R Whittaker was born on 17 October 1844, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Whittaker, was 25 and his mother, Lavira Himes, was 25. He married Abbie Ardella Buxton on 18 May 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 5 March 1915, at the age of 70.

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Charles R Whittaker
Abbie Ardella Buxton
Marriage: 18 May 1875
Eva Lavira Whittaker

Spouse and Children

18 May 1875


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Whittaker


    Lavira Himes




World Events (7)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 19

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Whitaker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles R Whittaker in entry for Harry Andrews Melendy and Eva Lavira Whittaker, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Charles R. Whittaker, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Charles Robinson Whittaker in entry for Harry Andrews Melendy and Eva Lavira Whittaker, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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