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Whitaker Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

African American in Enfield, NC

Whitaker Meaning & Etymology

I am researching my family's tree. My mother was born Shirley Odell Whitaker in NY in 1943. Her dad was Herman Whitaker, born around 1905 in Enfield NC. From my knowledge, his parents were Henry Whitaker n Priscilla Ingram. They had a few children, Reginald, Sally, Anna Mae, Gertrude, Odell n a few others. Please, if any1 has any info, please contact me a mirandacr@me.com....thank you

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