Ethel Margaret Whitney

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Born in Vallejo, California, USA on 1890 to William Henry Whitney and Annetta May Lynch. Ethel Margaret married James Lowell Simpson and had 8 children. She passed away on 5 Oct 1969 in Oakland, California, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Whitney"

English: habitational name from a place in Herefordshire, the etymology of which is uncertain. The second element is Old English eg ‘island’, ‘piece of higher ground in a low-lying area’; the first appears to be hwitan, which is either the genitive singular of an Old English byname Hwita (meaning ‘white’), or the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of the adjective hwit ‘white’.

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