Bert Whitten

4 August 1884–22 March 1964 (Age 79)
Griggsville Township, Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Bert

When Bert Whitten was born on 4 August 1884, in Griggsville Township, Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, John Wesley Whitten, was 37 and his mother, Mary Jane Carnes, was 35. He married Edna May Ervin on 2 August 1910, in Pike, Illinois, United States. He lived in Monroe Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 22 March 1964, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pittsfield West Cemetery, Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bert Whitten
Edna May Ervin
Marriage: 2 August 1910

Spouse and Children

2 August 1910
Pike, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Whitten


    Mary Jane Carnes






    Lulu Whitten


    Sarah Ann Whitten


    Freida Whitten


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
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

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Whitton .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bert Whitten, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bert Whitten, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bert Whitten, "United States Census, 1940"

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