|Birth: ||Dec. 4, 1875|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 1931|
Interment Record for John L. Whitten
Name: John L. Whitten
Died: 22 Aug 1931
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, TX
John L. Whitten was the son of Marion Dekalb Whitten and Cynthia Alice Dodds, brother of Lennie L. Whitten Strickand. Also, brother to Alice and Walter Whitten who both died in infancy. Born in 1874 or 1875 in Mississippi. Died at 56 years old, 8:10 o'clock Saturday night at his home at Bagwell after a illness which lasted one year. Mr. Whitten when 8 years old moved to Lamar county, where he lived the greater part of his life. A few months before his death, he moved to Dallas where he operated a hotel until a week prior to his death when he returned to Bagwell. He is survived by his widow, Minnie Dell Nanny, son, Hubert Whitten and daughter, Alice Whitten Merchant. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Paris at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Sources: Cemeteries of Lamar County, TX Website and book, Whitten and Allied Families by Virginia Wood Alexander. Notes from THE DETROIT NEWS-HERALD, 27 Aug 1931 from microfilm in Clarksville Library. *On the same stone with Minnie Whitten. Tombstone is inscribed with birth and death years only. *Texas Death Record Index # 59708 has death as 22 Aug 1931.
Marion Dekalb Whitten (1850 - 1923)
Cynthia Alice Dodds Whitten (1852 - 1878)
Minnie Dell Nanny Whitten (1882 - 1964)*
Created by: beckyt
Record added: May 15, 2008
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