Ebenezer Hawley Whiting

1796–10 July 1878 (Age 82)
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Ebenezer Hawley

When Ebenezer Hawley Whiting was born in 1796, in Connecticut, United States, his father, James Whiting, was 28 and his mother, Lucinda Hawley, was 26. He married Candace N Hotchkiss on 20 November 1823, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richford, Tioga, New York, United States in 1850 and Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1860. He died on 10 July 1878, in Plainville, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Plainville, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Ebenezer Hawley Whiting
Candace N Hotchkiss
Marriage: 20 November 1823
James Hawley Whiting
Henry Bartholomew Whiting
Mary Whiting
William Whiting
John Cook Whiting
Josiah H Whiting

Spouse and Children

20 November 1823
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 1

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E H Whiting, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eben H Whiting in household of Wm Root, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ebenezer H Whiting, "United States Census, 1850"

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