Almon Whiting

7 November 1821–31 May 1908 (Age 86)
Nelson, Portage, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Almon

When Almon Whiting was born on 7 November 1821, in Nelson, Portage, Ohio, United States, his father, Elisha Whiting Jr, was 35 and his mother, Sally Hulet, was 34. He married Lucia Louisa Leavitt on 10 October 1852, in Knox, Illinois, United States. He lived in Fisher Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Girard Township, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 31 May 1908, in Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Clitherall, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Almon Whiting
1821–1908
Lydia Maria Garfield
1842–1928
Marriage: 4 April 1863
Lucia Adell Whiting
1863–1940
Lewis A. Whiting
1863–
Frankie Whiting
1865–
Emma Whiting
1867–1910
Charles Harris Whiting
1869–1956
Jennie Amelia Whiting
1871–1911
Almon Whiting Jr
1872–1957
Edwin Eugene Whiting
1878–1918
Harry Alfred Whiting
1880–1958
Josephine Janette Whiting
1882–1972
Bessie Fay Whiting
1886–1964

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1863Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 15
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1846
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Whiting (Old English Hwīting, a patronymic from the personal name Hwīta, from hwīt ‘white’ applied as a nickname).History: Rev. Samuel Whiting arrived in Boston, MA, in May 1636, and made his home in Lynn, MA.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Witting
    Whiten
    Whitting

    Sources (40)

    • Almon Whiting in entry for Edwin Eugene Whiting, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004" [d.1918]
    • Almon Whiting, "Minnesota State Census, 1885"
    • Almon Whiting (to Lucea Leavitt, 1852), "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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