Brinkley Family History

William F. Brazella Whidden1859

Name
William F. Brazella Whidden
Given names
William F. Brazella
Surname
Whidden
Note: I am unable to verify William's parents as John Lewis Whidden and Artemissa Driggers.
Birth about 1859 21 18
Birth of a brotherJames I. Whidden
May 1860 (Age 16 months)

Death of a maternal grandfatherMathew Driggers
between 1854 and 1860
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Ann Crawford
after 1860 (Age 12 months)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Josephine “Josephine” Whidden
July 24, 1871 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a son
#2
William Hardy Whidden
October 16, 1874 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a son
#3
James Irvin Whidden
October 16, 1874 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Jennie Whidden
about 1877 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Lula F. Whidden
March 11, 1879 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#6
Joshua Osey “Josh” Whidden
March 11, 1880 (Age 21 years)
MarriageLouisa Charity WhiddenView this family
March 11, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#7
William Arlin Whidden
July 6, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Henry WhiddenMary Josephine “Josephine” WhiddenView this family
July 7, 1890 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: Book 1, page 54
Text:

The record shows William H. Whidden married Mary J. Crawford July 7, 1890.

Death of a fatherJohn Lewis Whidden
November 11, 1891 (Age 32 years)
Marriage of a childCornelius Washingon WhiddenLula F. WhiddenView this family
November 1, 1895 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: Page 205
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Death of a daughterMary Josephine “Josephine” Whidden
April 18, 1905 (Age 46 years)

Burial of a daughterMary Josephine “Josephine” Whidden
April 1905 (Age 46 years)
Cemetery: Oak Hill

Census May 4, 1910 (Age 51 years)
Death of a wifeLouisa Charity Whidden
October 10, 1918 (Age 59 years)

Death of a sonWilliam Arlin Whidden
1922 (Age 63 years)
Death of a daughterLula F. Whidden
October 30, 1930 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a daughterLula F. Whidden
1930 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery: Lemon Bay Cemetery
Death of a sonWilliam Hardy Whidden
December 7, 1948 (Age 89 years)
Cause: 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


Death of a sonJames Irvin Whidden
after 1948 (Age 89 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage:
himself
17 months
younger brother
Family with Louisa Charity Whidden - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: March 11, 1882Manatee, Florida, USA
-11 years
daughter
3 years
son
son
3 years
daughter
2 years
daughter
1 year
son
2 years
son

MarriageMarriage License, William F. B. Whidden and Louisa Whidden
NameFamily Tree, Whitman Family Bible
Name

I am unable to verify William's parents as John Lewis Whidden and Artemissa Driggers.

MarriageMarriage License, William F.B. Whidden and Louisa Whidden, 1882Marriage License, William F.B. Whidden and Louisa Whidden, 1882
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