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
Lydia Maria Garfield
Marriage: 4 April 1863
Lucia Adell Whiting
Lewis A. Whiting
Frankie Whiting
Emma Whiting
Charles Harris Whiting
Jennie Amelia Whiting
Almon Whiting Jr
Edwin Eugene Whiting
Harry Alfred Whiting
Josephine Janette Whiting
Bessie Fay Whiting

Spouse and Children

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

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    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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