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Edward Lawrence Whitaker
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1874
Atchison County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 26, 1915
Spokane
Spokane County
Washington, USA

4th of 5 children of FREDERICK LUCIUS WHITAKER & NANCY IRENA WAKEFIELD

Occupation: Miner (Ed & Ada w/children lived on a placer mine)

Born: Pardee, Atchison Co., Kansas

Died: at age 41; cancerous mouth tumor, at his parent's home

Married: Apr 22, 1902, ADA AGNES (CHAMBERLIN) CHAMBERS, Grand Junction, Mesa Co., Colorado

Seven children:
1. Vera Stanislaus WHITAKER
1903 - 1983
2. Leonard F. WHITAKER
1905 - 1965
3. Zelda Beatrice WHITAKER
1907 - 1989
4. Donald Edward WHITAKER
1909 - 1995
5. Melvin Lawrence WHITAKER
1911 - 1943
6. Thelma Marie WHITAKER
1912 - 1996
7. Edward Joseph WHITAKER
1914 - 1978


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May 27, 1915, Morning Democrat, Baker, Baker Co., Oregon:
DEATH CLAIMS ED WHITAKER
Baker Man Passed Away In Spokane.

Ed Whittaker of this city, whose life hung in balance for several weeks at Spokane, where he went for treatment for cancer, passed away early yesterday morning, according to advices received by friends here yesterday. The body will be shipped here for burial and will arrive at 1:40 tomorrow afternoon. The funeral will be held Friday at the St. Francis Cathedral, but the exact hour has not been set. Mrs. Whitaker, summoned to Spokane about a week ago, was at his bedside when the end came.

The deceased was well known in mining circles, at one time being manager of the Paddy Creek properties and interested in others in this section for many years past. His wife and several children survive. Mr. Whittaker was about 45 years of age.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Frederick Lucius Whitaker (1844 - 1932)
  Nancy Irena Wakefield Whitaker (1847 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada Agnes Chamberlin Whitaker (1877 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Vera Stanislaus Whitaker Gillett (1903 - 1983)*
  Leonard F Whitaker (1905 - 1965)*
  Zelda Beatrice Whitaker Alfrey (1907 - 1989)*
  Donald Edward Whitaker (1909 - 1995)*
  Melvin Lawrence Whitaker (1911 - 1943)*
  Thelma Marie Whitaker Spencer (1912 - 1996)*
  Edward Joseph Whitaker (1914 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nellie R Whitaker (1866 - 1875)*
  William M Whitaker (1869 - 1943)*
  Edward Lawrence Whitaker (1874 - 1915)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried May 28, 1915
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Baker City
Baker County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Loc 17, Plot 0, Grave 4
 
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Jan 07, 2009
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Edward Lawrence Whitaker
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Edward Lawrence Whitaker
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Edward Lawrence Whitaker
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