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John Whittington[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1799 - 1877  (78 years)


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  • Name John Whittington 
    Born Mar 24, 1799  Marion county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 24, 1877  Saint Landry parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Science Hill Cemetery, Allen parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • -
          His application for bounty land for service in the War of 1812; State of Louisiana, County of Opelousas; Parish of St. Landry:
          "On this fourteenth day of November ... 1855 personally appeared ... John Whittington aged fifty six years, a resident of Parish of St. Landry in the State of Louisiana .... who was a private in the Company commanded by Captain Peter Burnett in the Battalion of Infantry of Mississippi Militia commanded by Major Ross in the war with Great Britain declared by the United States the 18th June 1812, that he was a Substitute in place of (...? looks like Jonas Humble ?...) at Liberty courthouse, Amite County Mississippi on or about the 25th of September A.D. 1814 for the term of six months and continued in actual service in said war for the term of six months, less 3 days and was honorably discharged at Mobile Alabama on the 22nd day of March A.D. 1815 on account of the Peace, as will appear by the muster rolls of said Company he received a discharge which he forwarded to the Department when he made his application under the act of 28 Sept 1850."
          "He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the "act granting additional bounty land to certain officers and soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States", approved March 8, 1855. ...."  witnessed by Benjamin R. Garrett and Benjamin F. Linton.
          December 1st 1874, a signed application for pension from the War of 1812 is signed by John and Elisha Whittington.  "...John Whittington, aged 75 years, a resident of Bayou Cocodrile, county of St. Landry, state of Louisiana ... that his wife's name was Sarah Nelson, to whom he was married at Amite County Miss on the 21st day of September, 1817; that he served the full period of sixty days in the military service of the United States in the war of 1812; that he is the identical John Whittington who (..?..) enlisted in Captain Peter Barnett company, (..?..) regiment, Ropes Battallion at Amit Liberty Mississippi, on the 25th day of September 1814, and was honorably discharged at Mobile Alabama on the 22nd day of March, 1815; .... (statement of service ... copy unreadable) ...."
          Mabel Alice Thompson, in her book "Looking Back, A Narrative History of Bayou Chicot", wrote about John Whittington:    "... Mercy Ann, a minor when John made a petition in St. Landry Parish to divide all his property with his children.  There was a family meeting before Willard S. Cushman, a Notary Public of Bayou Chicot, to sell all his property.  It states that the only relatives in the Parish are his brothers, Elisha and Greene, who are the children's uncles."
    Person ID I5655  mykindred
    Last Modified Apr 21, 2005 

    Father Grief Whittington, R.S.,   b. Abt 1762, Albemarle county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 6 Sep 1848, Franklin, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Thruly J. Smith,   b. South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803 
    Married Abt 1797/98  South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On March 10, 1803, Barbary Smith deeded property to his two daughters Polly and Thruly, giving Thruly 100 acres of land and one negro man named Jack.
    Family ID F2049  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah (Sally?) Nelson,   b. Jun 03, 1800, Marion county, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 04, 1857, Saint Landry parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Sep 20, 1817  Amite county, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On the 1820 St. Landry Census, p. 107 is:
      John Whittington (Snr?) |0|000|1|001|0|1|0|001|....(rest unreadable)
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      1850 census, LA, St. Landry, St. Landry, p. 33, Oct. 17
      -- HH 658/743
      E. WITTINGTON, 46, planter, SC
      Lucinda WITTINGTON, 32, Miss
      Martha WITTINGTON, 12, LA
      Melany WITTINGTON, 10, LA (hard to read)
      Murbela WITTINGTON, 1, LA (hard to read)
      Louis WITTINGTON, 16, LA (unclear -- almost looks like Louisa)
      -- HH 660, 746
      John WHITTINGTON, 50, M, planter, $1000, SC
      Sara WHITTINGTON, 22, F, SC
      ? Eissha ? WHITTINGTON, 17, F, LA
      John WHITTINGTON, 15, M, LA
      Cara WHITTINGTON, 11, F, LA
      Ann WHITTINGTON, 9, F, LA
      Sara WHITTINGTON, 8, F, LA
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    Children 
    +1. Frances Whittington,   b. Dec 09, 1818, Saint Landry parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1870 and 1880  (Age 51 years)
    +2. Thruly \ Truley Ann Whittington,   b. Abt 1824, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. McKinnon Whittington,   b. 1825, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 74 years)
    +4. Sarah Ann Whittington,   b. 1832, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1899, Avoyelles parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Stacey Whittington,   b. 1833, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    +6. John G. Whittington,   b. 1835, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1863  (Age 28 years)
     7. Thomas G. Whittington,   b. 1837, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    +8. Caroline Lucinda Whittington,   b. 1839, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870  (Age 31 years)
    +9. Mercy Ann Whittington,   b. Dec 05, 1841, Bayou Chicot, Evangeline (formerly Saint Landry) parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 20, 1900, Saint Landry parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     10. Sara Whittington,   b. Abt 1842, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Family ID F2050  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Angelina Franquery,   b. Oct 11, 1844,   d. Aug 13, 1867  (Age 22 years) 
    Married Jan 06, 1859 
    Notes 
    • John Whittington was bornd March the 24th day 1799.
      Sarah Nelson, wife of John Whittington, was bornd June the 3rd 1800 and departed this life May the 4th 1857.  ___________were married September the ____________.
      wife of John Whittington Engelina Franquery was bornd October the 11th 1844 and departed this life August the 13th 1867 and we were married January the 6th 1859.  Emily Whittington was bornd December the 31st 1859  las___________  John and Engelina Whittington.    Ophelia Whittington was bornd May the _____________      William Washington Whittington was bornd February 25th 1863.    Matilda Whittington was bornd May the 2nd 1864.  Elisha Whittington was bornd February the 3rd 1866.
      Written by Thomas R. Carroll    October the 10th 1871
      (Note added at bottom:)
      *(This was taken from a sheet of paper in my husband's father's family Bible.  My husband was Boyd Fitzhugh W.      Do you have the children of William Washington W. - Boyd's father.)
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      1870 St. Landry census p. 220, 4th Ward, 30 Jun 1870, Bayou Chicot
      John Whittington. 71, farmer, SC
      Emily, 10, LA
      Ophelia, 9, LA
      William W., 7, LA
      Matilda, 6, LA
      Elisha, 4, LA
    Children 
     1. Emily Whittington,   b. Dec 31, 1859, Rapides parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    +2. Ophelia Whittington,   b. May 19, 1861, Rapides parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 30, 1930, Port Arthur, Jefferson county, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. William Washington Whittington,   b. Feb 25, 1863, Rapides parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 23, 1939, Science Hill, Louisiana (near Glenmora) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Matilda Whittington,   b. May 02, 1864, Rapides parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
     5. Elisha Whittington,   b. Feb 03, 1866, Rapides parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Family ID F2059  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Whittington, William Washington
    Whittington, William Washington
    Family Bible

  • Sources 
    1. [S153] Looking Back; A Narrative History of Bayou Chicot, p. 18.

    2. [S284] Bible of William Washington Whittington.

    3. [S140] DAR Application, #750181 -- Mary Jeannette Woodruff.

    4. [S424] Mayes, Lyndall J. -- web site.
      http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/m/a/y/Lyndall-J-Mayes/GENE10-0012 .html

    5. [S685] Gedcom - Johnson, Glen.

    6. [S1041] Harrell-Edwards, Elizabeth, email to Tom Cloud of DEC 5 2000 (forward from Pat Raney).



  
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