Tombstone Tuesday: William and Printie Whitener

Whitener genealogyWilliam Adolphus “Dock” Whitener, my great-grandmother’s elder half-brother, was born January 7, 18821 in Ellijay, Georgia2.  He was the youngest son of William Everett Whitener and Roxy Sinyard3.  He fought in both the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection4.  He first married Cynthia Caroline Reed5 about 19036; after Cynthia died, he married Prentis Mullinax in 19167.  Printie was born December 23, 18948 in Georgia9.  Dock died January 8, 1947.  Printie lived until 1994, dying just a few months shy of her one-hundredth birthday.  They are buried in Chatsworth Heights Cemetery10.

  1. Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia; Latitude: 34.78860, Longitude: -84.77420), William A. Whitener military grave marker; photographed by Tonia Kendrick, 3 July 2010.
  2. P. M. Sinclair, , Ahnentafel Report for Butler; supplied by Sinclair, {address for private use}, 2009, p. 5; This report includes footnotes, but no citation is given for this item.
  3. P. M. Sinclair
  4. “Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900,” digital images, Footnote.com; imaged from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, T289 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives {n.d.}) (http://www.footnote.com), William A. Whitener (Co. D, 6th U. S. Vol. Inf.) index card; roll 682.
  5. P. M. Sinclair
  6. Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data – United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Militia District 824, Murray, Georgia; Roll 377; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 298.0.
  7. P. M. Sinclair
  8. Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia), Printie Anne Mullinax Whitener grave marker.
  9. Ancestry.com, 1930 United States Federal Census, Year: 1930; Census Place: Militia District 824, Murray, Georgia; Roll 377; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 298.0.
  10. Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia), Printie Anne Mullinax Whitener grave marker.

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