Cyrus W. Whitaker

Brief Life History of Cyrus W.

When Cyrus W. Whitaker was born on 4 April 1837, in Worthville, Carroll, Kentucky, United States, his father, Edmund Asbury Whitaker, was 34 and his mother, Sidney Dean, was 37. He married Kate Vallandingham on 29 September 1870, in Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Falls, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Falls, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 22 November 1901, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus W. Whitaker
1837–1901
Kate Vallandingham
1846–1943
Marriage: 29 September 1870
Emma Cydney Whitaker
1876–1947
Helen Whitaker
1879–1970
Cyrene Whitaker
1884–1977

Sources (8)

  • Cyrus Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cyrus Whitaker, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Cyrus Whitaker in entry for Emma Cydney Hailey, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1847

Historical Boundaries: 1847: Carroll, Kentucky, United States

1862

EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: William Martin Bates BIRTH 11 Nov 1843 Georgia, USA DEATH 12 Jul 1862 (aged 18) Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA CENOTAPH Fairmount Cemetery San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA PLOT Block 31, Lot 8 MEMORIAL ID 31258818 · View Source

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Whitacre in Warwickshire or High Whitaker in Lancashire, both of whose names derive from Old English hwīt ‘white’ + æcer ‘field’. The name may also be derived from Wheatacre in Norfolk or Whiteacre in Waltham (Kent), both of which derive from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘field’. Compare Whittaker .

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

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