Ansel Green Whitmire Jr.

7 November 1863–18 September 1931 (Age 67)
Hall, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ansel Green

When Ansel Green Whitmire Jr. was born on 7 November 1863, in Hall, Georgia, United States, his father, Ansel Green Whitmire, was 32 and his mother, Isabella Jane Bennett, was 28. He married Martha Louvenia Prater on 13 October 1883, in Union, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 18 September 1931, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ansel Green Whitmire Jr.
Martha Louvenia Prater
Marriage: 13 October 1883
Frank C Whitmire
John W Whitmire
Iva J Whitmire
Eliza Miranda Whitmire
George M Whitmire

Spouse and Children

13 October 1883
Union, Georgia, United States


    Frank C Whitmire



    Iva J Whitmire


    Eliza Miranda Whitmire


    George M Whitmire


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Sultana Tragedy

Age 2

In April of 1865, the steamboat the Sultana exploded. The Civil War had been over for awhile so this was considered the worst maritime disaster in US history. Compared to the Titanic where 1,512 people were killed, 1,8000 soldiers were killed on the Sultana. Confederate soldiers that weeks earlier had been fighting with Union soldiers were now fighting to save their lives.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Wittmeyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ansel G Whitmire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Yance G Whitmire, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ancil G Whitmire in household of Ancil Whitmire, "United States Census, 1870"

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