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 Hiram Obadiah “Obie” Whitaker

Hiram Obadiah “Obie” Whitaker

Lampasas County, Texas, USA
Death 17 Oct 1918 (aged 26)
Sherwood, Irion County, Texas, USA
Burial Sherwood, Irion County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 21380830 · View Source
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Hiram Obadiah "Obie" Whitaker - Son of Chester Harrison Whitaker and Virginia Mae "Jenny" Stockman.

Brother of Vivian Ray, Ruby Lavada, Amma Jane, Edna Beatrice, Chester Earl, Damon H, and Aubrey Vern Whitaker.

Obie married, about 1917, Hettie Locklin, a daughter of William Lawson "Tamp" Locklin Jr and Melissa Ellen Jones.

Father of Hiram Harrison Whitaker.

Grandson of Obadiah Whitaker and American Jane Stewart.

Obie died in Sherwood, Irion Co., TX, just 10 days after his only child was born.

Cause of Death: Fractured skull caused by collision with automobile. He was riding a motorcycle when the accident occurred.
Note: Obie's World War I Draft Registration Card, 5 Jun 1917, Rankin, Upton Co., TX, shows his place of birth as Lampasas, Lampasas Co., TX. On the birth certificate of his son, Hiram Harrison Whitaker, Obie's place of birth is shown as Burnet Co., TX. His TX Death Certificate #42065 shows his place of birth as Burnet Co., TX.

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  • Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
  • Added: 5 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21380830
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Obadiah “Obie” Whitaker (2 Dec 1891–17 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21380830, citing Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood, Irion County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Locklin Taylor (contributor 46921363) .