Whitaker, John William

Whitaker, John William

Male 1921 - 2009  (87 years)

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  • Name Whitaker, John William  [1, 2
    Born 20 Nov 1921  Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 2009  Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I60732  Sackett
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 

    Family 1 Driskill, Mary Ester,   b. 16 Jul 1923, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 2001, Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1941  Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F24676  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Driskill, Mary Ester,   b. 16 Jul 1923, Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 2001, Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1992  Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F24675  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1921 - Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Nov 1941 - Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Nov 1992 - Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 2009 - Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillcrest Cemetery, Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1366] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 2020.
      Name: Mary Ester Whitacre
      [Mary Ester Driskill]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 78
      Marital status: Married
      Birth Date: 16 Jul 1923
      Birth Place: Winchester In
      Death Date: 19 Dec 2001
      Death Place: Redkey, Jay, Indiana, USA
      Father: Darcie Driskill
      Mother: Bertha Driskill
      Spouse: John Whitacre

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S2403] Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 2020.
      Name: Mary Esther Driskill
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 18
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 16 Jul 1923
      Birth Place: Randolph, Indiana
      Marriage Date: 19 Nov 1941
      Marriage Place: Portland, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Jay, Indiana
      Father: William Dorsey Driskill
      Mother: Bertha Idres Hunt
      Spouse: John William Whitacre
      Page: 426

      Name: John William Whitacre
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 20
      Event Type: Marriage Registration (Marriage)
      Birth Date: 20 Nov 1921
      Birth Place: Jay, Indiana
      Marriage Date: 19 Nov 1941
      Marriage Place: Portland, Indiana, United States
      Residence Place: Jay, Indiana
      Father: Samuel Albert Whitacre
      Mother: Lelia Myrtle Bord
      Spouse: Mary Esther Driskill
      Page: 426

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S1366] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 2020.
      Name: John W Whltacre
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 87
      Marital status: Widowed
      Birth Date: 20 Nov 1921
      Birth Place: Portland, In
      Death Date: 13 Apr 2009
      Death Place: Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA
      Father: Samuel Albert Whltacre
      Mother: Lela Marie Whltacre

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S2402] Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 2020.
      Name: John William Whitacre
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 20 Nov 1921
      Birth Place: Portland, Jay, Indiana, USA
      Registration Year: 1921
      Father: Samuel A Whitacre
      Mother: Lelia Bond
      Certificate Number: 60995
      Roll Number: 021
      Agency: Indiana State Dept. of Health
      Volume Range: 121 - 126

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 26 Nov 2020.
      Memorial ID 17445838
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/17445838

      John William Whitacre
      Birth 20 Nov 1921
      Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA
      Death 13 Apr 2009 (aged 87)
      Portland, Jay County, Indiana, USA
      Burial
      Hillcrest Cemetery
      Redkey, Jay County, Indiana, USA

      The Muncie Star Press, Thursday, April 16, 2009, page 6A

      REDKEY--Mr. John W. Whitacre, 87, of Redkey, passed away at 11:12 a.m. Monday, April 13th, 2009 while in the company of family members at Persimmon Ridge Nursing Home, Portland, IN.
      John was born in Portland, IN on Nov. 20, 1921, the son of the late Samuel Albert and Lela Myrtle (Bond) Whitacre.
      He was a member of Redkey United Methodist Church, Redkey, IN. He worked as an Electrician at C.T.S., Berne, IN. He was Past President of The Redkey Lions Club and former Redkey Town Board member.
      He was the widower of Mary E. (Driskill) Whitacre; and was also preceded in death by his second wife, Anita Mae Taflinger Whitacre.
      John is survived by three daughters, Linda F. Pierce (Morrison) (Charles Rowles) of Pennville, IN, Lana J. Ellingwood (Raymond) of Redkey, IN, Nancie L. Miller (Jack) of Redkey, IN; two step daughters, Karan Baugher (Larry) of Redkey, IN, Sally Carter (John) of Easton, IN; a step son, Grant Taflinger (Krista) of Albany, IN; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Fred Whitacre of Russiaville, IN, Ollis Whitacre of Decatur, IN; and several nieces and nephews.
      He was preceded in death by one daughter, Evelyn Shoopman; one brother, Leroy Whitacre; thee sisters, LeVada Wentz, Evelyn Whitacre, and Ruth L. Geesaman; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
      Funeral services will be held at MJS Mortuaries-Redkey Chapel, Redkey, IN, at 11 a.m. on Friday with Pastor Joe Hines and Pastor Richard Thompson officiating. Friends are invited to call Thursday 2 to 4 p.m. Friends are invited to call 6 to 8 p.. at MJS Mortuaries-Redkey Chapel. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Redkey, IN, Arrangements are entrusted to M.J.S. Mortuaries-Redkey Chapel.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S2399] Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2005, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 26 Nov 2020.
      Name: Mary Ester Frayler
      [Mary Ester Droskill]
      Gender: Female
      Age: 69
      Birth Date: abt 1923
      Birth Place: Indiana
      Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1992
      Marriage Place: Redkey, Jay, Indiana, USA
      Father: William Droskill
      Mother: Bertha Droskill
      Spouse: John W Whitacre

      Researched by Ted Smith


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