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Descendants of Thomas Whitheford/Weatherford

Generation No. 5


7. JOHN5 WEATHERFORD (THOMAS4, WILLIAM WHITHEFORD/3, JOHN WHITHEFORD/2, THOMAS1 WHITHEFORD/WEATHERFORD) was born 1712, and died Unknown.

Notes for J
OHN WEATHERFORD:
John's sons David, Joseph, Richard and William are found as residents of Cumberland Co., Va. before 1789.
     
Children of J
OHN WEATHERFORD are:
14. i.   WILLIAM6 WEATHERFORD, b. 1734, Virginia; d. 06 Aug 1776, Charlotte or Lunenburg Co. Virginia.
15. ii.   JOHN WEATHERFORD, b. 1732, Lunenburg, Va.; d. Unknown.
16. iii.   RICHARD WEATHERFORD, b. 1736; d. 06 Jul 1756, Lunenburg Co., Va..
  iv.   CHARLES WEATHERFORD, b. 1738; d. Unknown.
  v.   JOSEPH B. WEATHERFORD, b. 1740; d. Unknown; m. MARGARET; d. Unknown.
  vi.   DAVID WEATHERFORD, b. 1742; d. Unknown.


8. JOHN5 WEATHERFORD (WILLIAM4, WILLIAM WHITHEFORD/3, JOHN WHITHEFORD/2, THOMAS1 WHITHEFORD/WEATHERFORD) was born 09 Jun 1700 in St. Peters Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, and died Unknown. He married ANN?. She died Unknown.

Notes for J
OHN WEATHERFORD:
John was living next to his sister Lucy and her husband Christopher Parsons in 1748 in Lunenburg Co., Va. which was an area between Cubb Creek and Falling River. In 1749 he is listed as being in the area from Falling River to Little Roanoke River.
Note; Believe the following information is in regards to this John Weatherford;
Lunenburg Co. VA February 1765 ( from LDS MF#032389)
John WEATHERFORD to Joel TRAYLOR
February 1765
This commission and certificate was returned and ordered to be recorded Teste. Wm. TAYLOR C.L.C.
This indenture made the twenty six day of December in the years of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty between John WEATHERFORD of the county of Lunenburgh of the one part and Joel TRAYLOR of the said county of the other part. Witnesseth that the said John WEATHERFORD for and in consideration of the sum of sixteen pound current money of Virginey to him in hand paid by the said TRAYLER the receipt whereof hedoth hearby acknowledge hath given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents doth give, bargain and sell unto said Joel TRALER, his heirs and assigns forever one certain tract or parcel of land containing one hundred acres be the same more or less lying and being in the county of Lunenburg on Mehearen /river and bounded as follows :
Beginning at William TRALERís corner white oakon DARDENís line and long ADKESON line to a corner white oak in ADKESON line long the said line to the Rig path and along the Ridg path to the old line thence along the said line to William TRAERís line and along the said line to the beginning with all woods, underwoods, swamps, marshes and quaries together with all houses, orchards, gardens, fences, water and watercourses, rights, conditions, advantages and all other opportunities whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining thereto. To have and to hold the aforesaid land together with the receipted premises and any part and parcel there with their and every of their appurtenances unto the said Joel TRALER his heirs and assigns forever to the only proper use and behoof of him the said Joel TRALER and of his heirs and assigns forever and the aforesaid John WEATHERFORD for himself and of his heirs, executors and administrators doth cevenant and agree to and with the said Joel TRALOR his heirs and assigns that he the said John WEATHERFORD his heirs the above mentioned sold land and premises with these and any of these appurtenant and agree to and with said Joel TRALER, his heirs and assigns forever and do hereby warrant the same said premises against him the said John WEATHERFORD his heirs and against all other persons whatever shall and do warrant and forever by these presents defend in witness thereof the said John WEATHERFORD hath hereunto set his hand and seal this day and year first above written.
John WEATHERFORD
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us                 
John WILLIAMS, William MORE, Phil (his + mark) JOHNSON
Memorandum: that on the twenty sixth day of December in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and sixty, quiet and peaceable possession and siezer of the within mentioned lands and tenements was had and taken by the within named John WEATHERFORD in his proper person and by him was delivered unto the within named Joel TRALER according to the true form and effect of the within written deed.
John WEATHERFORD \
In presence of Teste. John WILLIAMS, William MOORE, Phil (his + mark) JOHNSON
at a court held for Lunenburgh County the 14th day of Feby 1765
John WEATHERFORD acknowledged this deed indented and the memorandum of livery and seison thereon indorsed which was admitted to record      Teste. Wm. TAYLOR
C.L.C.

     
Children of J
OHN WEATHERFORD and ANN? are:
17. i.   JOHN W. JR.6 WEATHERFORD, b. 1726, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; d. 1793, Bartholomew Co., Indiana.
  ii.   WILLIAM WEATHERFORD, b. Bet. 1725 - 1735, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia; d. Unknown.
  Notes for WILLIAM WEATHERFORD:
William is found in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent and James City Co., Va.



9. WILLIAM JR.5 WEATHERFORD (WILLIAM4, WILLIAM WHITHEFORD/3, JOHN WHITHEFORD/2, THOMAS1 WHITHEFORD/WEATHERFORD) was born 07 Feb 1702/03 in New Kent Co., Virginia, and died Abt. 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Virginia. He married SUSANNAH WILKERSON, daughter of JOHN WILKERSON. She was born Abt. 1705 in Possibly Virginia, and died Unknown.

Notes for W
ILLIAM JR. WEATHERFORD:
William was baptized at St. Peter's Parish and is on record in the Vestry Book, pg. 404, 406.

Notes for S
USANNAH WILKERSON:
Her surname MAY be Wilkerson. Also on the Lunenburg Co., Va. Tithes is a JOHN WILKERSON who could be her father.
If Susanna is indeed a Wilkerson then she MAY be related to the following that is found in Lunenburg Co., Va. Marriages;
James Ward to Eliza Ann Wilkerson surety; Thomas Wilkerson l2/ 1/1834
Turner Hamlett Susanna Furgeson surety; Benjamin Wilkerson 9/29/1817

     
Children of W
ILLIAM WEATHERFORD and SUSANNAH WILKERSON are:
18. i.   WILKERSON6 WEATHERFORD, b. Abt. 1726, Lunenburg or New Kent Co., Virginia; d. 1790, Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.
19. ii.   SARAH WEATHERFORD, b. Abt. 1730; d. Unknown.


10. LUCY5 WEATHERFORD (WILLIAM4, WILLIAM WHITHEFORD/3, JOHN WHITHEFORD/2, THOMAS1 WHITHEFORD/WEATHERFORD) was born Abt. 1705 in Virginia, and died Unknown. She married CHRISTOPHER PARSONS. He died 04 Nov 1760 in Lunenburg, Virginia.

Notes for L
UCY WEATHERFORD:
Lucy has been stated at times with her mothers surname which is Waller. Lucy and her husband Christopher were living next door to Lucy's brother John in 1748 in Lunenburg Co., Virginia in the area between Cubb Creek and Falling River.

Notes for C
HRISTOPHER PARSONS:
Information regarding this line came to me from Jackie Parsons Batdorf who had found the information of Mrs. Henry Hilton of Decatur, Texas. Jackie will be sending me info. on the children of Christopher and Lucy.
Parsons, Christopher* Not dated 11-4-1760; W.B. 1/313
Mentions: Wife: Doesn't mention her name
Sons: William Parsons, Christopher Parsons, Major Parsons,Thomas Parsons, John Parsons and Daughter: Agnes Parsons
Executors: John Baskerville, Robert Weakley, Major Weatherford
Witnesses: Thomas Paulet, William (his X mark) Parsons,
John (his X mark) Weatherford
*Note: Listed as Persons by Torrence. Name written Persons in body of ---- will - signed Christopher (his X mark) Parsons.
     
Children of L
UCY WEATHERFORD and CHRISTOPHER PARSONS are:
  i.   THOMAS6 PARSONS, b. 1749; d. Unknown; m. ELIZABETH SPARKS, 1772; d. Unknown.
  More About THOMAS PARSONS and ELIZABETH SPARKS:
Marriage: 1772

  ii.   WILLIAM PARSONS, d. Unknown.
  iii.   JOHN PARSONS, d. Unknown.
  iv.   CHRISTOPHER JR. PARSONS, d. Unknown.
  v.   AGNES PARSONS, d. Unknown.
  vi.   MAJOR PARSONS, d. Unknown; m. TABITHA HINES, 1783; d. Unknown.
  More About MAJOR PARSONS and TABITHA HINES:
Marriage: 1783



11. MAJOR5 WEATHERFORD (WILLIAM4, WILLIAM WHITHEFORD/3, JOHN WHITHEFORD/2, THOMAS1 WHITHEFORD/WEATHERFORD) was born Bet. 1710 - 1715 in Hanover Co., Va., and died 01 Aug 1774 in Lunenburg, Va.. He married (1) ELIZABETH EDWARDS 1734 in Charlotte Co., Va., daughter of WILLIAM EDWARDS. She was born Abt. 1715 in Lunenburg / Charlotte Co., Va., and died Unknown. He married (2) MARY EDWARDS 26 May 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Va., daughter of WILLIAM EDWARDS. She was born Abt. 1718 in Lunenburg, Va., and died Unknown.

Notes for M
AJOR WEATHERFORD:
Major was living near his sister Lucy and her husband Christopher Parsons. Major's brother John lived next to Lucy and Christopher in 1752.
Major must have had a good relationship with his father-in-law William Edwards. Mr. Edwards referred to Major as his son in his Will which was dated 26 Jun 1756 in Bedford Co., Va.
Major's Will is dated 4 Mar 1774 in Charlotte Co., Va. and proved 1 Aug 1774. The Will mentions the following info. and stating his wife to be Mary.
He leaves to his son William the plantation which Thomas Parsons now lives on, and 100 acres at Allen's ford on Cubb Creek. For his son John, land adjoining William's son Richard to have the plantation on which Major now lived on, after the death of his wife Mary. For his girls, he wills them to receive 1/3 apiece more than his sons. If my wife should die before my young children age 14, they are to receive 15 per annum until age 14.
Executors for Major's Will were John White, John Barksdale and Henry Madison.
Witnesses were William Parsons (x), Henry Madison, Samuel Cothran, Mary Gehran (x), and Major Weatherford (x).
Note the following that was found in Lunenburg Co., Va. Wills;
Austin, Richard 3-1-1759; 12-4-1759; W. B. 1/280
Mentions:
Wife: Doesn't mention her name
Sons: Thomas Austin, Euzriah Austin
Relationship of following not stated: Elizabeth Vernon, Sarah Joice, Samuel David, Thomas John, Peren Alday, David Reese
Executors: Captain Chas. Anderson, James Anderson (of Cumberland County), Joseph Morton
Witnesses: Nathan Austin, George Caldwell, Majer (sp.) (his X mark) Weatherford.
Note; The following is either Major or his sons;
List of Tithes for 1764- Cornwall Parish, Lunenburg Co., Va.
Tithes Land
Major Wetherford
Wm. Wetherford ............................. 4 838


More About M
AJOR WEATHERFORD and ELIZABETH EDWARDS:
Marriage: 1734, Charlotte Co., Va.

Notes for M
ARY EDWARDS:
Major then married Elizabeth's sister Mary. Ref: Early Wills, Lunenburg Co., Va. 1746-1766. by Elliott on pg. 146.
Mary "MAY" have been married before, to a Mr. Ratcliff.

More About M
AJOR WEATHERFORD and MARY EDWARDS:
Marriage: 26 May 1760, Lunenburg Co., Va.
     
Children of M
AJOR WEATHERFORD and ELIZABETH EDWARDS are:
  i.   RICHARD6 WEATHERFORD, d. Unknown.
20. ii.   WILLIAM WEATHERFORD, b. 1737, Virginia; d. Unknown, Lunenburg Co., Virginia.
21. iii.   ELIZABETH MARIA WEATHERFORD, b. Abt. 1740, James City, James City Co., Va.; d. 24 Nov 1776, Virginia.
22. iv.   REV. JOHN WILLIAM WEATHERFORD, b. 1743, Hanover Co., Va.; d. 23 Feb 1833.
  v.   MAJOR WEATHERFORD, b. Abt. 1745; d. Unknown.


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