Ann Whitiker

21 February 1803–26 June 1861 (Age 58)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Whitiker was born on 21 February 1803, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Whitaker, was 49 and her mother, Hannah Jackson, was 36. She married James Gatley on 21 February 1827, in Prestbury, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Hurdsfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Platte, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1860. She died on 26 June 1861, in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gatley
Ann Whitiker
Marriage: 21 February 1827
Hanna Amelia Galley
George Whittaker Galley Sr
Martha Galley
Samuel James Galley
Sarah Gatley
Mary Jane Galley
James Henry Galley
Sarah Ann Galley

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
Age 12
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 16
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: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

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Sources (32)

  • Ann Galley in household of James Galley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ann Galley in household of James Galley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ann Whittaker in entry for Martha G Barrow, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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