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  • ID: I1641
  • Name: Joseph Eugene Whitaker
  • Surname: Whitaker
  • Given Name: Joseph Eugene
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 7 Oct 1896 in Galveston, Galveston Co. Texas
  • Death: 31 Mar 1919 in 621 N. Oak, Iola, Allen Co., Kansas of influenza
  • Burial: 1 Apr 1919 Iola Cemetery, Iola, Allen Co., Kansas
  • _UID: 5039EAF3A426D511A1FB44455354616FB206
  • Note:
    Find A Grave Memorial# 55728236
    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55728236


    *********AGE 2 WHEN MOTHER DAISY DIES ABT 1898 **************

    REF: 1900 CENSUS COCKE CO. TENN LIVING WITH FATHER (NO MOTHER) & AUNT MARGARET WHITAKER AGE 3 BORN OCT 1896 TENNESSEE

    REF: 1910 CENSUS ALLEN CO. KANSAS LIVING WITH FATHER & STEP MOTHER AGE 13

    REF: 1916 IOLA CITY, KANSAS DIRECTORY
    ALL BELOW RESIDED AT 101 S. OHIO
    DAISY - HELPER
    EUGENE - FURNACEMAN U. S. SMELTING CO.
    SAMUEL S. (MARY E.) LABORER U. S. SMELTING CO.

    REF: MARRIAGE LICENSE State of Arkansas, County of Sebastian, Fort Smith, District (copy in my possession) 8 Jan 1917
    YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED to solemnize the rite and publish the bans of Matrimony between Mr. Eugene Whitaker of Ft. Smith, in the County of Sebastian, State of ARK, aged 21 years, and Miss Flossie Marple of Ft. Smith, in the County of Sebastian, State of ARK, aged 20 years, according to law, and do you officially sign and return this License to the parties herein named.
    Witness my hand and official seal, this 8 day of Jan, 1917
    R. O. McConnell, County Clerk By Luther Hopkins, Deputy Clerk

    CERTIFICATE OF MARRIAGE
    State of Arkansas County of Sebastian
    I, Cleveland Holland, do hereby certify that on the 8 day of Jan, 1917, I did, duly and according to law, as commanded in the foregoing License, solemnize the right and publish the bans of Matrimony between the parties therein named.
    Witness my hand this 8 day of Jan, 1917
    Cleveland Holland, County Judge (signature) Filed for record this 11 day of Jan 1917
    By Luther Hopkins, Deputy Clerk (signature) R. O. McConnell, County Clerk (signature)

    REF: RECORD OF BIRTHS, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS PG 71, located at the City Clerk's Office, Iola, Kansas (copy in my possession)
    Birth #223 Father's name: J. E. WHITAKER
    Child's Name: DONALD B. WHITAKER
    Residence: Iola, Kansas
    Mother's Name: FLOSSIE B. GARDNER
    Date of Birth: 10-26-17 (1917) White Male
    Dr. Mitchell

    World War I Draft Registration Allen Co Kansas 5 June 1918
    Joseph Eugene Whitaker 7 Oct 1896 born Galveston, Texas age 21
    father's birthplace Partsville, Tennessee
    301 N 3rd St, Iola, KS
    employer J B Kish Iola, KS
    gray eyes dark brown hair medium build medium height
    nearest relative Flossie Whitaker
    signed Joseph Eugene Whitaker

    REF: DEATH CERTIFICATE #201-306 State of Kansas, State Board of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Standard Certificate of Death (copy in my possession)
    Place of Death: County Allen
    City of Iola Registered No. 31
    Full Name: EUGENE WHITTAKER
    Residence: 621 N. Oak
    Sex: Male
    Color or Race: White
    Single, Married, Widowed or Divorce: M
    If married, widowed, or divorced Husband of MARRIED
    Date of Birth: (Blank)
    Age Years: 25
    Occupation of deceased: PIPELINE WORKER
    Birthplace: TEXAS
    Name of Father: S. S. Whittaker
    Birthplace of Father: Tenn
    Maiden Name of Mother: Diasy Braucher
    Birthplace of Mother: Tenn
    Informant: S. S. Whittaker
    Address: Iola
    Date of Death Mar 31, 1919
    I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Mar 23, 1919 to Mar 31, 1919, that I last saw him alive on Mar 31st, 1919 and that death occurred, on the date stated above, at 1 A.M.
    Cause of Death: Lobar Pneumonia
    Contributory: Influenza
    Where was disease contracted: At place of death
    Did operation precede death? NO Was there an autopsy? NO What test confirmed diagnosis? None Signed: A. J. Fulton, M.D. Iola, Kansas
    Place of Burial: Iola April 1, 1919
    Undertaker: A. K. SLEEPER, Iola, Kansas

    FUNERAL NOTICE, IOLA, KANSAS NEWSPAPER 31 Mar 1919
    Eugene Whitaker, age twenty five died at his home, 621 North Oak Street this morning at 1 a. m. of pneumonia. The funeral will be held at the home tomorrow (Tuesday) morning at 10 o'clock. Burial will be made in the Iola cemetery.

    IOLA, KANSAS REGISTER NEWSPAPER 3 April 1919
    CARD OF THANKS
    We wish to thank our many friends for the kindness and sympathy during our sad bereavement - also for the beautiful flowers - Mrs. Eugene Whitaker, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Whitaker and Family, Mrs. Ella Gardner and Family.

    REF: Received 1992 from Vada Bell Parks, wife of Donald Bruce Whitaker Parks
    The City of Iola, Kansas 17 April 1962(Copy in my possession)
    Office of City Clerk
    TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
    This is to certify that the following information is recorded on the Mortality Record Book on file in my office at the City Hall, Iola, Kansas:
    Reg. No. 31 Name of Deceased: Eugene Whitaker Place of Death: Iola, Kansas Date of Death 3-31-19 Date of Interment: 4-1-19 Sex: Male Color: White Cause of Death: Pneumonia Attend Phys. Fulton Place of Interment: Iola Undertaker: Sleeper

    Witness my hand and the seal of said City this 17th day of April, 1962. C. Perkins (signature) City Clerk

    REF: Record of Mortality, Allen County, Kansas Pg 68 No. 31 (copy in my possession)
    Gives all the above information, plus Buried Section 4, Lot 18, Row 6

    REF: PERSONAL VISIT OF CAROLYN WHITAKER TO CEMETERY IN IOLA, ALLEN CO. KANSAS - NO HEADSTONE 1992
    REF: OLD IOLA CEMETERY RECORDS, ALLEN CO. KANSAS - UNMARKED GRAVE
    Cemetery is located just west of Iola, Kansas

    REF: Adoption of Clarence Ugene Whitaker, Washington Co. Oklahoma
    1 Dec 1919 RELINQUISHMENT TO KANSAS CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF SON, CLARENCE UGENE WHITAKER(ADOPTION CHANGED NAME TO CHARLES EUGENE OYLER) BORN 11 SEPT 1919, IOLA, ALLEN CO. KANSAS BY FLOSSIE BERNICE (GARDNER) WHITAKER HIS MOTHER. NAMES FATHER UGENE WHITAKER IS DECEASED. 1 DEC 1919

    REF: UNCLE KENNETH "SKEET" WHITAKER - WHEN UGENE WAS A YOUNG BOY HE WAS INJURED, AND WORE A LEG BRACE.
  • Change Date: 11 Oct 2010 at 17:46:04



    Father: Samuel S. Whitaker b: 1 Dec 1868 in Parrottsville, Cocke Co., Tennessee
    Mother: Daisy Balch b: ABT 1876 in Cocke Co. Tennessee

    Marriage 1 Flossie Bernice Gardner b: 7 Jan 1897 in Iola, Allen Co. Kansas
    • Married: 8 Jan 1917 in Ft. Smith, Sebastian Co., Arkansas
    Children
    1. Has No Children Donald Bruce Whitaker Parks (Adopted) b: 26 Oct 1917 in Iola, Allen Co., Kansas
    2. Has Children Charles Eugene Oyler Adopted b: 11 Sep 1919 in 621 N. Oak, Iola, Allen Co., Kansas

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