Whittaker & Whitaker Surname Links
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Researching great-grandfather Benjamin WHITAKER, born ca 1840-1850; married 1871-1873 to Eleanor "Ella" Wilson (b 1848, Buffalo NY); lived in WI, Wakefield & Tekamah, NE; later divorced & died in CA. He was a carpenter at one time. Children: Clarence Eugene (b 1874 Independence WI, lived in NE), Harry W. (lived in Omaha NE), Chas Arthur "Art" (lived in Baxley GA), Emmett L. (lived in Santa Ana, CA), Warren D. (lived in NE), Frank E. (in Balloon Corps, WW I, stn. agent in NE), Clara (died in infancy).
George Whittaker, b. abt. 1832, England, m. Anna, migrated to Newark, NJ in 1806, settled in Camden, NJ. Daniel, b. 20 Nov 1852, Stockport, Eng. Elizabeth, b. abt. 1868. Children of Daniel: Elsie, 1877; Charles, 1879; Lilly Blanche, 1880; Raymond, 1851; Marian, 1888.
James Whitaker [illegitimate son of John Staples of Buckingham, VA and Elizabeth Whitaker] b. abt 1762, served Rev War, m. Susannah Beckham, Buckingham Co, VA. Will probated 14 Nov 1842, Campbell Co, VA. Heirs: James, Samuel, John, Daniel (sons); Nancy Miller, Rachel Monroe (daughters); Thomas J. Whitaker, son of William Whitaker, dec'd (grandson). The Whitakers lived in the area of Campbell Co. which became Appomattox Co.
Robert Whitaker b. abt 1771 m. Ann Reppen in 1776 Nuthall, NTT, Eng. Children: Thomas, Ann, Elizabeth, Robert.
Looking for proof that Mary Elizabeth Whitaker who married Thomas Johnson in Rowan County, NC 20 Nov 1767 was daughter of Mark Whitaker of Rowan County, who was b. Chester Co, PA c. 1725
Richard Whitaker b: Rehoboth 6 June 1730, m: Patience Ana Bowen. Son Peter Whitaker b: 11 Oct. 1753 Rehoboth m. Mary Carpenter.
Researching Haverhill Whitakers. Abraham Whitaker (1626-1701) m. Elizabeth Simmons (1635-1683); William Whitaker (1658-1723) m. Sarah Emerson (1665-1702); William Whitaker (1685-?) m. Mehetable Herriman (1686-?); Joseph Whitaker (1716-1774) m. Hannah Guile (1721-1791); Peter Whitaker (1764-1829) m. Sally Duston 1757-1855); Anna Whitaker (1811-1870) m. Obadiah Duston (1806-1888).
Mason D. Whitaker b: ca 1814 CT or MA, m: 1837 Elizabeth Crane, d: 24 Feb 1858 in Chicopee, MA. Stephen, b: ca 1786, Stafford, CT was father of Mason. Also researching Stephen Whitaker b 1759, Stafford CT to Abraham & Anne Harrington m 1781 Sarah Pratt in Somers CT - need info on mother and Sarah and children Frank (Francis) M Whitaker b 1848 Springfield Ma to Mason & Elizabeth Crane. Would like to follow up on his line also.
Joel E.W. Whitaker - Martha Jones marr. 23 May 1844, Henry Co, GA. Recorded in Bear Creek District, Henry Co, GA 1870 Census. Assuming they are parents of John T. (m Mary L Barton), Mary J , Charlie, Charity, Caroline, Emma.
John Whitaker, b. in Delaware ca1899, 1900, m. Doris Anderson 1934. Lived in SanDiego, CA. then moved to Alameda CA. in 1935. Daughters Patricia, Barbara, Susan. divorced 1944. In army during the 1920's, navy during the 30's, d. 1975 in Alameda, CA
John E. Whittaker (ca 1791) to Ingersol, Ontario, Canada & Tuscola Co., MI.
Looking for Nell Whitaker b. 1765, Killingsly, Bristol County, CT, who served in the Revolutionary War. His son Seymore served in the War of 1812. Also looking for the parents of Richard WHITAKER 1651, Roheboth, MS.This means of sharing benefits everyone.
John Whitaker, Sr., John Whitaker, Jr. (b: abt 1750 d: Nov 1829), John Whitaker (b: Feb 1770, Groton, Middlesex Co., MA, d: Nov 1860 in Hartland, Windsor Co., VT).
Descendants of Abraham, William,Rachel. Descendants of George, Richard, Nathaniel, Margaret.
I am looking for any info on the family of William Whitaker, born 1833 in Rossendale England, emigrated to USA sailing from Liverpool to New York, on May 4th 1858 and supposedly died in an accident, at Eaglesville MIll Fall River Ma in December 1871. He left seven children and a widow. Any information would be great. I have details of the family history prior to his emigration. His brother Edwin was on the 1870 census for Fall River lodging with Daniel Jepson
Looking for information on John Wesley Whitaker- b- March 1865 in Anson Co. N.C. d- Oct. 1936 in Mt. Gilead N.C. Would like to know more about him (my Ggrandfather) and his brothers and sisters. John Wesley's father was Samuel Nelson Whitaker and I estimate his birth1815.
GEORGE WHITTAKER, b. approx. 1598, his son RICHARD WHITTAKER, married to Bathsheba Cooper), his son NATHANIEL WHITTAKER, b. August 16, 1661, Rehoboth, Mass. mar. Elizabeth Squier approx. 1702, their daughter MARGARET WHITTAKER b. April 14, 1703, mar. Ebenezer Peck Aug. 12, 1724.
James Whittaker (m: Mary Tinder of Finder), son Robert Whittaker (b: May 1852, Dorrington, England) m: Carrie Elizabeth Love in DeKalb, Illinois.
Researching Mary Whittaker, daughter of John and Elizabeth (unknown) Whittaker. Mary married Abraham Taylor in 1681.
Descendants of Jonathan Whitaker b. c. 1695 d. 1763 N.J. who was in Huntington, Long Island in 1724. Married c. 1722/23 Elizabeth Jervis. Sons: Jonathan II, Rev. Nathaniel, Eliphalet, and Isaac (may have died young) Daughters Phoebe, Mary, Sarah, and Elizabeth. Son Eliphalet went to Georgia c. 1790. Grandson Hon. Benjamin Whitaker was Speaker of the Ga. House for eleven years and married Ann Emanuel dau. of Gov. David Emanuel.
My Whitakers/Whitacres/Whittakers spelled their names all three ways. Eva Ella Whitaker was born December 7, 1884 in AL married Andrew F. Spears July 5, 1903, had six children and lived in Coffee Co., AL but died in Thomasville, GA and is buried at New Salem Baptist Church near Palo, GA. Eva's parents were Nancy (?) and James Madison Whitacre according to 1900 Coffee Co., AL Census. Nancy was born in 1863/64 in AL and died January 19, 1943. James was born July 1852 in GA and died in 1929. Other children, all born in Alabama, to Nancy and James Whitaker were Daniel J. June 1864, Cleveland Dec 1886, Lila C. Jan 1889, Sally V. April 1892, Bertie Lee Sept 1894. According to the 1880 Census of Coffee Co., AL James Whittaker, age 15, born in GA July 1852 had a wife Nancy Whittaker, age 17, born in AL and a son, Daniel, age 1 also born in AL. According to 1870 Census of Henry Co., AL William Whitaker was born in 1828 in GA had a wife Elizabeth born in 1830. Their first child/ren were a set of twins born in 1842 Melissa and Narcissa, Mary J 1848, James 1851, Emma 1853, William 1856, Martha 1858. I believe William's brothers to be David, John, Columbus 1835, Nathan 1825 .
Would like to find descendants of Joseph Whitaker (1786-1864) s/o James & Susannah (Simmons) Whitaker of Deering, NH. Joseph m. (1) Lydia (unknown) (2) Laura Nichols of Augusta, ME. Joseph resided & died in Burnham, Waldo Co., ME.
Nell A. WHITTAKER "of" Plainfield, NH; m. 11-2-1815 in Northfield, Washington, VT to Elvira CARPENTER (b. 1798, Northfield); 2nd m. to Betsey Smith (b. 1801); d. Northfield at the age of 84. Nell and Elvira had the following children: Nancy, Ira F., Mary, Lucy, Lydia, Benjamin, Hannah all b. Northfield between 1816 and 1827.
Lines of Chancy Whitaker who served in the Civil War.
Sarah, name spelled "Whittaws" (no L) in Chelmsford marriage VR and "Whittacres" in Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800 by Frederic W.Bailey (1979), Bk 3, p. 33, m. was b. May 1668 (not 1688), m. 4 Jul 1690 Gershom Proctor in Chelmsford, Middlesex MA. Called Sarah Whitacre in Proctor Genealogy. She may have been a daughter of John and Elizabeth Whitacre who were in Chelmsford bef. 1691? She d. 26 Jan 1752, Westford, Middlesex MA, age 83 yr, 8 mo. (gravestone Fairview Cem). He is buried in Forefather's Cem. Chelmsford.
My Whitaker line begins with Abraham, b. 1625 m.Elizabeth Simmons d. 1691. William b. 1658 Haverhill m. Sarah Emerson. William Jr. b. 1685 Haverhill m. Mehitable Harriman. Joseph b. 1716 Haverhill m. Hannah Guile d. 1741. David b. 1753 Haverhill, m. Martha Wilder d. 1826. Jonathan b. 1794 Wendell, m. Charlotte Ballard d. 1872. Augustus Greenleaf b. 1823 Wendell m. Caroline Hobart d1899. Edwin Thomas b. 1872 Leverette m. Sarah Nye Fales. Lewis Harlow b. 1907 m. Christina Nielson d.1992. Lewis Harlow, Jr. b. 1937 m. Barbara Townsend, my parents
Searching for John Whittaker, born abt.1833, Newcastle under Lyme, Staff.Engl. son of Roger Whittaker. Married Emma Whittaker, d.of William Whittaker, 1866
I am a genealogy fan who can not pass up a bible with family info. written in it when I am shopping in an antique shop. I have been successful in matching up family with old photos & bibles. I purchased a family bible for $13.00 today in Monument, Douglas County, Colorado that has the following names & birth dates written in it.
July 5, 1910
Charles L. Whittaker
July 13, 1890
December 6, 19__(can't read this)
Shirley Ann Whittaker
February 9, 1936
James E. Erase
July 18, 1875
Would you please post something to your surname list? I am hoping to make contact with a descendent or family member who would be interested in this bible. I only ask to be reimbursed for the cost of the bible and shipping.
Researching Robert Whitaker (married Margaret Lisle), son Joshua (married Jane Parker), son William (married Elizabeth Carleton), son William, Jr.
Researching William Whitaker, b: ?, son Alanson Whitaker, b: Essex Co., NY - moved to Lawrence Co., NY. Alanson & son Simon buried in Parishville, St. Lawrence Co.(may tie to Rehoboth, MA line).
I am researching an "Unknown" Whitaker/Whittiker who was married to a Nancy(possibly surnamed Randolph) and had children in Mississippi between 1800 and 1818. Children included William (1802), Peter, and possibly Alexander and Lucretia. By 1819, my "Unknown" was deceased and the family was in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, where Nancy remarried a Fitzgibbons. The entire family then moved to Texas in 1822, where they remained. Every generation since has had a William (usually William Elijah) and a Peter (usually Peter Randolph).
Researching Felix Bell WHITAKER (b) Nov 1852 AL. Wife, Phoebia (Parentha Parbee) HARRIS (b) Jul 1851. Robert WHITTAKER (info unknown) Son - Thomas Jefferson (T.J.) WHITAKER (b) 16 Aug 1860 MS. Wife - Sarah Frances HURD (b) 5 Sep 1859. Most ended up in Lamar Co. TX
I am looking for background information on the Whitakers in North Conway New Hampshire. My grandmother was Edith Whitaker and her brother was Charles. Their parents were James and Annette Whitaker, and their grandfather was Charles Stark Whitaker.
Researching John M. WHITTAKER b. 1855, Ky. Went to Ind and married Sarah NEW,before 1886. Then married Mary HOLMES 1889 in Boone Co. Ind. Need to know parents and birthplace.
Jabez Whitaker (1595-1635) moved from England to Va. His son Wiliam and his grandson Capt Richard Whitaker lived in Warwick Co, Va. The family moved to NC. Walton John Whitaker moved from NC to Ga. They moved from Walton Co, Ga to Troup Co, Ga about 1840. This family moved to Central Texas about 1890.
Looking for information on ancesters of a Thomas Whittaker from Caroline County, VA. He's my great-great grandfather.
Researching William Whitaker (b: ca a1743 d: 1835 Gouldsboro, ME), Elisha Whitaker (b: 1770 d:ca 1840), Sylvester Whitaker (b: may 1805 d: 1878)
I am researching the line beginning in Clay/Macon/Jackson TN with William (1835) married to Elizabeth Flatt (1843). It is a very difficult line so far.
Benjamin Whitaker, blacksmith of Checotah, Oklahoma. Died there in 1930. He moved to Checotah from Mt. Zion, Mo. sometime around 1900. I have heard he derived from family in Kentucky.
David and Clarissa's son, Marvin Flavius, was a Methodist minister somewhere in Texas. Marvin died before 1935. (I am a great granddaughter of Marvin's youngest brother, George Robert, who was also a Methodist minister.) I assume that the Mrs. David Kinnamon who wrote my grandfather Whitaker in 1958 and one of my aunts in 19 61 was one of Marvin's daughters. (Mrs. Kinnamon was very old in 1958-1961, and wrote from an address in Dallas.)
David Lorenzo Whitaker was the youngest son of Hugh Hardy Whitaker (b. 1765, North Carolina, migrated to western South Carolina ca. 1800). Hugh was the oldest son of John Whitaker (~1745-1823) of the Raleigh, NC, area: this John Whitaker is the one in the Patriot Index from North Carolina who did NOT fight in the Revolution. I would appreciate information on proof of John's marriage to Elizabeth Hardy.
John was the first generation born in North Carolina: his parents and their ancestors were from southeastern Virginia. (They were part of the Jabez Whitaker group.)
I have little information on most of these people and would appreciate more information as well as messages from cousins I've never met.
Mark Whitaker, d. 1 May 1729, Baltimore County, MD, m (1) Catherine yyyy. Their son Thomas m. Mary Harvey. Thomas' will probated Surry County, NC (Probate Book B, page 78). Will ordered recorded during August 1787 court term. Thomas /Mary's son, Mark m.Martha, made his home near Castle's Woods on the Clinch River in Russell County, VA.
I am researching my husband's family that
decended from William Whitaker, b. 1580.
His son: Robert Whitaker, b. 1630
His son: Joshua Whitaker,Sr., b. 1676
His son: William Whitaker, b. 1701
His son: Joshua Whitaker, b. 1735
His son: James Whitaker, Sr., b. 1779
His son: Stephen Whitaker, b. 1814
His son: William Thomas Whitaker, b. 1854
His son: Clarence Everett Whitaker, b. b. 1897
His son: Claude Donald Whitaker, my father in law
His son: Scott Bryan Whitaker, my husband
Researching Whitaker family from Mt Zion and Carrolton, GA, also Bessemer, AL
Frederick George Whittaker b. abt. 1853 Portsea, Hampshire. Frederick's wife was Louisa (Payne) born Woolwich. Married abt. 1873. Three known children:.Son Frederick J, daughter Blanche L, son, (my grandfather) Ernest John Morgan born 29 Oct 1883, Portsea
Researching: Ulster County, NY Whitakers originally descended from Edward Whitaker b.1649 in Kingston. Including Edward's son James b.1675, his son William b.1706, his son William Jr b.1748, his son Benjamin b.1773 and his son William b.1802. I am currently concen- trating on the latter William and his wife Margaret Plass, my great great grandparents.
Researching the Samuel Whittaker & Sarah Whitaker (11-12 children) family from west-central England, lived about 1752.
William WHITTAKER b 1831 in Ireland; came to Canada by 1861. d 1886 Clarke Twp, Ontario, Canada; m Jane Ann MORRISON b 1837 in Ireland. children were: Emily Ann WHITTAKER 1860; m Rufus PUNNETT; William H WHITTAKER 1862; m Mary PETHICK; Jane M WHITTAKER 1864; m Henry VOSBURG; George WHITTAKER 1867; m Matilda WORKMAN; John WHITTAKER 1868; m Margaret Elizabeth WHITTAKER 1870; m Frederick MERZ; Margaret WHITTAKER 1873; m Charles BRETHEN; Frederick WHITTAKER 1875; m Bertha COMSTOCK
Search name of William W. Whittaker. Aunt said his middle name was Wallace. Married Virginia High. Enlisted at age 20 WV Voluntary Infantry Private, Co. E 17 Regement Pt. Pleasant WV, oct 9 1862 Discharged Hospital Gallipolie, Ohio. I have copy of paper where Virginia High Received from the Bureau of Pensions benefits for three children Burleu Whittaker b. 10-7-1875 Charles Whittaker b 3-27-1880 and Albert Whittaker Born 3-28-1882 Albert Whittaker was my grandfather and I have his descendants.
My tree seems to start in Stroud U.K. 1750 with a man named William Whiteacre who had a son of the same name baptised in Stroud 14/10/1770. He in turn had a son called Henry Whitaker baptised Stroud 9/2/1812. He had a son called William Edwin Whitaker born Stroud 17/3/1833 and married in Swansea 7/5/1854 The problem that I have is that it seems that William Edwin died somewhere unknown, and it thought that he was killed in an accident whilst driving a coach for his employer. I need further information, can anyone help?
Now know that John Case Whittaker who immigrated with his family to Peoria County, Illinois came from Abbeyleix, County Laois, Ireland. He was son of Arthur Whittaker and Ann Case. The Whittakers were Cromwellians who given lands in County Carlow, Ireland. The fled Carlow during the uprising of 1798 and went to Laois, leaving there for America when the famine first hit in 1845. Other children of Arthur and Ann immigrated to Grey County, Ontario, Canada around the same time.
Descendants of William Whittaker, born 1793, married Mary French. Son George Humbard Whittaker, born 10/15/1842, in Holderville, died 3/26/1924, St. John.
I am trying to get beyond the oldest Whitaker mentioned in Rev. Thomas Dunham Whitaker's book - "The History of Whalley Parish" - of The Holme. About 1455. Any assistance or comments would be appreciated.
Last Updated 24 January 2020