John Franklin Whisnant

30 April 1884–19 September 1964 (Age 80)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of John Franklin

When John Franklin Whisnant was born on 30 April 1884, in Arkansas, United States, his father, James Robert Whisenant, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Crump, was 18. He married Georgia Luther on 31 December 1902, in Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States for about 5 years and Tipton Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1940. He died on 19 September 1964, in Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Tulare, Tulare, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Whisnant
Georgia Luther
Marriage: 31 December 1902
Baby Boy Whisnant
Roy Whisnant
Bessie Whisnant
William Bryan Whisnant
John Franklin Whisnant
Jack Arnold Whisnant
Charles Jefferson Whisnant

Spouse and Children

31 December 1902
Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Robert Whisenant


    Elizabeth Crump




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1888 · Bauxite Mining Began

Age 4

Bauxite a rock with relatively high aluminum content, is the main source of aluminum for the world. When it was discovered in Arkansas it changed the state. The city of Bauxite, Arkansas was the site of the discovery.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Variant of Whisenant .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Franklin Whisenant in household of Robert Whisenant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John F Whisant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Whisenant, "United States Census, 1910"

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