John D. Whitaker

John D. Whitaker

Male 1854 - Aft 1930  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name John D. Whitaker 
    Born Aug 1854  Carroll County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft. 1930  Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • U.S. Census Locust, Carroll County, KY 1880: "John Whitaker, age 26 b. Abt. 1854 Kentucky, laborer-saw mill, widower; son b. Kentucky: John E. 3," in the household of his parents, "Benjamin Whitaker, age 50 b. Abt. 1830 Kentucky, farm laborer, wife Elizabeth, age 42 b. Abt. 1838 Kentucky, four children b. Kentucky: William 18 farm laborer, Sarah 16, Charley 12, Caddy 9.

      U.S. Census District 106 Lovett, Jennings County, IN 1900: "John D. Whitaker, age 45 b. Aug 1854 Kentucky parents b. Kentucky, engineer-[steam boat], m. Abt. 1886 wife Cynthia, age 46 b. Jun 1853 Indiana, parents b. Ohio [sic]; two children, two living: Maud 12 b. Jul 1887 Indiana, Bessie 10 b. Jun 1889 Kentucky."

      U.S. Census East Irvine, Estill County, KY 1910: "John D. Whitker [sic], age 56 b. 1854 Kentucky parents b. Kentucky, engineer-steam boat, wife Cynthia, age 56 b. Abt. 1854 Indiana, father b. Indiana [sic] mother b. Ohio; one daughter b. Kentucky: Bessie 20 not employed."

      U.S. Census Ward 2, Louisville, Jefferson County, KY 1920: "John D. Whitker [sic], age 65 b. 1855 Kentucky parents b. Kentucky, machinist-iron works, wife Cynthia, age 66 b. Abt. 1854 Indiana, parents b. Ohio [sic]."

      U.S. Census Indianapolis, Marion County, IN 1930: "John D. Whitaker, age 75 b. Abt. 1855 Kentucky parents b. Kentucky, widowed, not employed; daughter: Bessie Epley, age 39 b. Abt. 1891 Kentucky parents b. Kentucky [sic], widow, ironer-laundry; her daughter: Edith Epley, age 10 b. Indiana."
    Person ID I39370  Complete
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2012 

    Father Benjamin O. Whitaker,   b. Abt. 1831, Gallatin County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1904, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Welch,   b. 27 Dec 1837, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1916, Jefferson County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1853  Carroll County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Carroll County, KY Marriages, 1838-1920: "Elizzabeth [sic] Welch & Benani [sic] Whitaker, m. 1853."

      Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914: "Elizabeth Welch, age 17 b. Abt. 1836 Henry County, KY & Benonia [sic] Whitaker, age 23 b. abt. 1830 Carroll County, m. 4 Sep 1853 Carroll County."
    Family ID F18043409  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Davenport,   b. Abt. 1849, District 1, Jefferson County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt. 1877, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1876  Carroll County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kentucky Marriage Records, 1852-1914: "Mary A. Davenport, age 26 b. Abt. 1850 Jefferson County, Kentucky, father b. England mother b. Kentucky, residence: Carroll County & J.D. Whitaker, age 22 b. Abt. 1854 Carroll County, Kentucky, parents b. Kentucky, farmer, residence: Kentucky, m. 14 Mar 1876 Carroll County, first marriage for both."

      There is only one "Davenport" surname listed in the Carroll County marriage records, but there are over twenty with the surname "Whitaker," which suggests Mary Ann Davenport was alone in Carroll County. She probably met John D. Whitaker when the Whitaker family resided in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY.

      Roy Richard Thomas Mar 2012

    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F18043405  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Cynthia Crank,   b. 11 Jun 1854, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1928, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1885  Jefferson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriages, 1800-1941: "Cynthia Crank & John D. Whitaker, m. 23 Nov 1885 Jefferson County."
    Children 
     1. Maud Whitaker,   b. Jul 1887, Indiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Bessie May Whitaker,   b. 16 Jun 1889, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F18043408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Aug 1854 - Carroll County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar 1876 - Carroll County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Nov 1885 - Jefferson County, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft. 1930 - Marion County, Indiana, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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