Elizabeth Taylor Whitaker

First Name: Elizabeth
Middle Name(s): Taylor
Last Name: Whitaker
Residence (County): 
Polk County, TN

Wife of of Stephen Whitaker; lived in Cherokee County with nine children.

Elizabeth Whitaker was born in what became Polk County, Tennessee, but in 1820 that territory was still part of the Cherokee Nation. Elizabeth, who was 3/8 Cherokee and belonged to the Ani-Wâdi (Red Paint) Clan, was a descendant of John Anthony Foreman, a Scottish immigrant who lived and traded among the Cherokees. Stephen Whitaker was adopted into the tribe.

Received Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9997 Whitaker5 June 28, 1863 Stephen Whitaker Elizabeth Taylor Whitaker TN Cherokee County, NC

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