Nettie Mae Whitaker

October 1887–1911 (Age 23)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nettie Mae

When Nettie Mae Whitaker was born in October 1887, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Harrison Whitaker, was 48 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Patterson, was 38. She married Robert C. Carver on 1 August 1906, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Cheoah, Graham, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died in 1911, at the age of 24, and was buried in Valley River Cemetery, Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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Robert C. Carver
Nettie Mae Whitaker
Marriage: 1 August 1906
Marvin Carver

Spouse and Children

1 August 1906
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States


    Marvin Carver


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (3)

  • Nettie Crane in household of Bob Crane, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nettie Whitaker in household of Nancy Whitaker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nettie Whitaker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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