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John Henry Whitaker
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1892
Berwind
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1957
Castlewood
Russell County
Virginia, USA

Husband of Vera Jane Rushbrooke. Father of 13 children. Was a brakeman for the Clinchfield Railroad. He traveled from West Virginia to Dante Virginia to Elkhorn Kentucky to Bostic North Carolina to Erwin Tennessee and many other places with his family working for the railroad all his life. Many of his sons followed in his footsteps. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah M. Whitaker (1869 - 1900)
  Rebecca Louise Harman Whitaker (1868 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Vera Jane Rushbrooke Whitaker (1892 - 1955)
 
 Children:
  Sylvia Francis Whitaker Smith (1915 - 1991)*
  McKinley Lee Whitaker (1917 - 1980)*
  Jerry Edward Whitaker (1920 - 2005)*
  Doris Blair Whitaker Jessee (1921 - 2012)*
  Harry Paul Whitaker (1922 - 1994)*
  Ralph Lawrence Whitaker (1923 - 1986)*
  Phyllis Sue Whitaker Kirby (1924 - 1996)*
  Virginia Dare Whitaker Lynch (1925 - 2007)*
  William Herbert Whitaker (1927 - 1996)*
  Margaret Gertrude Wilson (1928 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Henry Whitaker (1892 - 1957)
  Vergie Lee Whitaker Fain (1895 - 1979)*
  Wade Max Whitaker (1900 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Temple Hill Memorial Park
Castlewood
Russell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93248817
John Henry Whitaker
Added by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
 
John Henry Whitaker
Added by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
 
John Henry Whitaker
Added by: Angela Whitaker-Becker
 
 
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- thefifthofnov
 Added: Oct. 26, 2014

- Angela Whitaker-Becker
 Added: Jun. 19, 2013
Rest in Peace Great Grandfather.
- Angela Whitaker-Becker
 Added: Jul. 7, 2012
 
 
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