Daniel Whiting 1816-1833

Parents: Daniel Whiting and Elizabeth Archer (1)
Born: 1st February 1816 in Burton End, Haverhill. (1)
Baptised: 3rd March 1816 at St Mary's Parish Church, Haverhill. (1)
Married: None
Died: 28th May 1833 in Burton End, Haverhill. Buried on 31st May 1833 aged 17 at St Mary's Parish Church, Haverhill.(2,3)

Bio: Daniel was the youngest child of Daniel Whiting and Elizabeth Archer, who was 43 at the time making this a late birth. He was born in Burton End on 1st February 1816 and baptised at St Mary's Church, Haverhill (1).

Daniel died at the age of only seventeen on 28th May 1833, and pretty much all the information we have on him is contained in the epitaph from Barnabas Webb's second diary kept at Essex Record Office: "Daniel the son of Danl. Whiting died of a decline in his youthful days. May 28th. 17" (3)

Daniel was buried at St Mary's church on 31st May 1833 (2).


(1) Suffolk Baptism Index (1813-1900) for Clare Deanery, entry no. 107. SFHS.
(2) Suffolk Family History Society Burial Index 1538-1900, Index by surname (was-woi), p.735
(3) Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, SEAX, Estate and Family Records, Deeds and Manorial Records of West and North West Essex, Miscellaneous, 'A Chronological Account of Deaths, Murders, &c., by B.Webb' [of Haverhill, Suffolk], Ref: D/DWv Z7, p.108