Brinkley Family History

William Hardy WhiddenAge: 74 years18741948

Name
William Hardy Whidden
Given names
William Hardy
Surname
Whidden
Birth October 16, 1874 15 22
MarriageLouella “Lou” SheffieldView this family

Birth of a brotherJames Irvin Whidden
October 16, 1874
Birth of a sisterJennie Whidden
about 1877 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterLula F. Whidden
March 11, 1879 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherJoshua Osey “Josh” Whidden
March 11, 1880 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of parentsWilliam F. Brazella WhiddenLouisa Charity WhiddenView this family
March 11, 1882 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherWilliam Arlin Whidden
July 6, 1882 (Age 7 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherEliza J. Blount
August 21, 1886 (Age 11 years)

Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Lewis Whidden
November 11, 1891 (Age 17 years)
Death of a sisterMary Josephine “Josephine” Whidden
April 18, 1905 (Age 30 years)

Burial of a sisterMary Josephine “Josephine” Whidden
April 1905 (Age 30 years)
Cemetery: Oak Hill

Death of a motherLouisa Charity Whidden
October 10, 1918 (Age 43 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Arlin Whidden
1922 (Age 47 years)
Death of a sisterLula F. Whidden
October 30, 1930 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a sisterLula F. Whidden
1930 (Age 55 years)
Cemetery: Lemon Bay Cemetery
Medical
Twin to James Irwin Whidden

Death December 7, 1948 (Age 74 years)
Cause of death: Stomach Cancer
Publication: Published in The Arcadian newspaper December 9, 1948. Image From the files of Mr. Howard Melton, Journalist and Desoto County Historian, Contributed by Mrs. Jessie Mathis Hingson to the Desoto Co. Florida GenWeb Project.
Text:

William H. Whidden The Arcadian - 09 Dec 1948 William Hardy Whidden, well known Bunker retired farmer died Tuesday, December 7, at his home in Bunker following a long illness. He was 74. Mr. Whidden was a native of Desoto County and was born here October 16, 1874. He had resided here his entire life. Surviving are: his wife, Mrs. Louella Sheffield Whidden; the following children: Mrs. Harold Curry of Venice, Wallace Whidden of Arcadia, Harvey B. Whidden of Boca Grande, Mrs. Bryant Coker of Arcadia; Louis Whidden US Army in S. Dakota, Gleen R. Whidden US Navy in Guam, Gilbert L. Whidden US Marines Washington D.C., Mrs. Homer Christ of Arcadia; two brothers, James Irvin Whidden of Wauchula, Joshua O. Whidden, Zolfo Springs. Funeral services arranged by the Robarts Funeral Home, were held at 4 p.m. Wed. at the Oak Hill Cemetery. Interment was made in the cemetery there. Rev. W. E. Denington and Rev. Walter Bates had charge of the services. Active pallbearers were John Coker, John Boatwright, Frank Bates, George Stonebraker, J. D. Albritton, W. M. Short. Honorary pallbearers were Maston Bates, Sears Coker, Aaron Bates, Andy Wensell, John Easter, and Fred Munson.

Death Certificate, William Hardy Whidden 12/07/1948
Death Certificate, William Hardy Whidden 12/07/1948

Note: Certificate contributed to the DeSoto County Florida GenWeb Project. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~fldesoto/whwdeath.html


Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 11, 1882Manatee, Florida, USA
-11 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
twin brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
1 year
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Family with Louella “Lou” Sheffield - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage:

BirthDeath Certificate (Florida File No. 23864), William Hardy Whidden
MarriageObituary, Louella Whidden (Sheffield) 1886 - 1973
NameFamily Tree, Whitman Family Bible
NameFamily Tree, William Hardy Whidden Family Bible Transcription
MedicalFamily Tree, Whitman Family Bible
DeathDeath Certificate (Florida File No. 23864), William Hardy Whidden
DeathObituary, William Hardy Whidden (1874-1948)
Publication: Published in The Arcadian newspaper December 9, 1948. Image From the files of Mr. Howard Melton, Journalist and Desoto County Historian, Contributed by Mrs. Jessie Mathis Hingson to the Desoto Co. Florida GenWeb Project.
Text:

William H. Whidden The Arcadian - 09 Dec 1948 William Hardy Whidden, well known Bunker retired farmer died Tuesday, December 7, at his home in Bunker following a long illness. He was 74. Mr. Whidden was a native of Desoto County and was born here October 16, 1874. He had resided here his entire life. Surviving are: his wife, Mrs. Louella Sheffield Whidden; the following children: Mrs. Harold Curry of Venice, Wallace Whidden of Arcadia, Harvey B. Whidden of Boca Grande, Mrs. Bryant Coker of Arcadia; Louis Whidden US Army in S. Dakota, Gleen R. Whidden US Navy in Guam, Gilbert L. Whidden US Marines Washington D.C., Mrs. Homer Christ of Arcadia; two brothers, James Irvin Whidden of Wauchula, Joshua O. Whidden, Zolfo Springs. Funeral services arranged by the Robarts Funeral Home, were held at 4 p.m. Wed. at the Oak Hill Cemetery. Interment was made in the cemetery there. Rev. W. E. Denington and Rev. Walter Bates had charge of the services. Active pallbearers were John Coker, John Boatwright, Frank Bates, George Stonebraker, J. D. Albritton, W. M. Short. Honorary pallbearers were Maston Bates, Sears Coker, Aaron Bates, Andy Wensell, John Easter, and Fred Munson.

SourceObituary, Louella Whidden (Sheffield) 1886 - 1973
DeathDeath Certificate, William Hardy Whidden 12/07/1948Death Certificate, William Hardy Whidden 12/07/1948
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DeathObituary of William Hardy Whidden (1874 - 1948)Obituary of William Hardy Whidden (1874 - 1948)
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