Spanish-American War

Tombstone Tuesday: William and Printie Whitener

12 April 2011 Evidence

William 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 […]

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On this date. . .the 27th of February

27 February 2011 On this date

Deaths Brownlow Whitener died in 1899 in Guantanamo, Cuba, during the Spanish-American War. If you enjoyed this post, get free updates by email or RSS.

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On this date. . .the 7th of July

7 July 2010 On this date

Births William Patton Hemphill was born in 1843. Mary Elizabeth Ellis was born in 1851. Mary Lourania (Forrester) Ward was born in 1864 in Fannin County, Georgia (my great-great-grandmother). Carrie L. (Nichols) Roberts was born in 1876 in Whitfield County, Georgia. Deaths Belvy (Smith) Butler died in 2004. Military William Adolphus Whitener enlisted in the […]

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