Joseph Crowther Whitehead

1878–
Dewsbury Moor St John, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph Crowther

Joseph Crowther Whitehead was born in 1878, in Dewsbury Moor St John, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Annie G Fretwell in 1911, in Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Joseph Crowther Whitehead
1878–
Annie G Fretwell
1879–
Marriage: 1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1911
Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (3)

1884

Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 30

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1915 · Zeppelin Raid

Age 37

During WWI Zeppelin raids took place all over England. The first of the raids happened from June 6-7, 1915, in Hull, East Yorkshire, England. During the attack 24 people were killed 40 injured, and 40 houses destroyed.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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