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Levi Doti Whitton

Levi Doti Whitton

Male 1863 - 1935  (71 years)

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  • Name Levi Doti Whitton 
    Born 25 Jul 1863  Owen, Ky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Mar 1935  Wapello Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I24238  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father John Doty Whitton,   b. 26 Dec 1823, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1910, Clark County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Amanda Jane Porter,   b. 1828,   d. 1898  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F8825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ella F Lawrence 
    Married 21 Nov 1894  Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eunice P Whitton,   b. Abt 1895  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F12120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Nov 1894 - Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • L. D. Whitton, a former Moravia resident and business man, died suddenly at his home in Des Moines, Wednesday night, March 13, at 11:15 o'clock from a heart attack being ill only about 2 hours. He had been present at a church dinner the evening of his death and was well until about 9:30 in the evening. He was 71 years old at the time of his passing.
      Mr. Whitton was born in Kentucky July 25, 1863, moved to Illinois when a boy and came to Iowa in 1892.
      For several years Mr. Whitton was engaged in the mercantile business in Moravia and later, until January 1918, had an insurance agency here. He at that time moved to Des Moines and became special agent for the Phoenix Fire Insurance Company from which he was retired in October 1933.
      He was active in the Methodist Church in Moravia during the time he lived here and at the time of his death was a member of Grace Methodist Church of Des Moines.
      He was also a member of Antiquity Lodge No. 252, A.F. & A.M. of Moravia, the Knight Templar of Albia and Kaaba Shrine of Davenport, Iowa.
      November 21, 1894 he was married to Ella F. Lawrence in Ottumwa, Iowa. The widow and one daughter, Eunice P., survive.
      Mr. Whitton was one of a family of fifteen children of John Doty and Amanda Jane (Porter) Whitton, eight of whom survive; Amanda Belle Lewis, Mary J. Clemens, Nancy A. Harris, Louisa E. Murray, Sally Ann Lansberry, Andrew Tandy, George Scott and William Robert Whitton.
      Those who predeceased him are: Pleasant Hardy, Ellen F., James Easton, John Samuel, Martha Susan, and Thomas M. Whitton.
      Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., March 14 at the E. Carl White Funeral Home in Des Moines with Rev. W. L. Ewing of Grace Methodist Church officiating. Masonic services were held and burial made at Ottumwa.