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Richard Whittington, R.S.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1758 - 1835  (77 years)


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  • Name Richard Whittington 
    Suffix R.S. 
    Born Jan 15, 1753 OR Feb 15, 1758  Albemarle county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Died May 14, 1835  Amite county, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 10, 11
    Notes 
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          DAR Index for Patriots lists Richard, b 1-15-1753, d 5-14-1835, MS m Polly (___) LT. SC PNSR.
          He entered service during 1775 in the Northeast St. David's Parish Volunteer Company under Capt Robert Lide and then in 1778/9 under Capt. Robert Lloyd with Col. William Hicks.  After other tours with Capt. Tristram Thomas and Col. Simmons and with Capt. Moses Pearson and Col. Benton, he served with Gen. Marion as Lieutenant.  He was in the battle at Coosawhatchie Bridge.  In South Carolina Continental Line.  He received a pension for his service, # W535, and a Bounty Land Warranty # 265973-160-55.  After the war, he went to Hancock County, Georgia and then on to Mississippi in 1805.
          Below received from Ronald McClendon rmcclend-at-highfiber.com>, 5712 Sweetwater, N.W., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87120 on November 22, 1998 :
          "Note:  Richard married the daughter of his brother, Cornelius. Richard married his first wife in South Carolina.  This may be the Richard Whittington who owned land adjacent to land granted to Isom Ellis, August 31, 1775, and conveyed to a Powney 22 & 23 June, 1775. This land was described as being "NE side Pee Dee near Westfield's bluff on three Bays known as Darby's sandhill & Scotts bays. After the death of his first wife, Richard moved to Georgia where he married his brother, Cornelius Whittington's' daughter, Mary Whittington.
      Reference:
      1.  International Genealogical Index. 1988. Withington in Virginia.
      2.  Wilkinson, M.M.  1949.  Wilkinson and kindred families.  Shelby, Mississippi.  pg 376-421.
      3.  BBS message dated August 26, 1993 from Jackie Horton to Tom Lewis.
      4.  Holcomb, Brent.  Some South Carolina Records - County Records. Vol. 1. Southern Historical Press.  pg. 17.
    Person ID I6996  mykindred
    Last Modified Aug 03, 2006 

    Father John Whittington,   b. 1724, Albemarle county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Albemarle county, Va ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Woodroffe,   b. circa 1724, Surrey county, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d.
    Married circa 1747 
    Notes 
    • Albemarle church records confirm that Cornelius, Richard and Ephraim were brothers.
    Family ID F2318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Louisa (?Polly) Whittington,   b. circa 1781, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. circa 1863, Amite county, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married Apr 1798  Hancock county, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 11
    Children 
    +1. Lucy Whittington,   b. circa 1800,   d. Bef 1837  (Age ~ 36 years)
    +2. Elhannon W. Whittington,   d. ? Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary K. Whittington,   d. Y
    +4. Evalina Whittington,   b. circa 1812, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     5. Mary Whittington,   d. Y
     6. Caroline Whittington,   d. Y
    +7. Nancy Whittington,   b. circa 1824, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
     8. Noah Whittington,   d. Y
    +9. Martin Wade Whittington,   b. 1804, Hancock county, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 03, 1891, Amite county, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +10. Jordan W. Whittington,   b. circa 1820, Amite county, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Y
    Family ID F12104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    Whittington, Richard (et al)
    Whittington, Richard (et al)
    Pension application for Richard Whittington, R.S.
    Whittington, Richard, R.S. (1753-1835)
    Whittington, Richard, R.S. (1753-1835)
    Revolutionary War pension

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Wilkinson and kindred families.

    2. [S78] Some South Carolina Records - County Records.

    3. [S177] Family Records -- Mississippi Revolutionary Soldie, p. 332-335.

    4. [S182] Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American, pp. 988-989.

    5. [S158] Whittington Family, The.

    6. [S606] Gedcom - Miley, Karell.

    7. [S605] Genealogy of Richard Whittington.

    8. [S1009] Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex Counties Virginia 1738-1778.

    9. [S1880] Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Grant Applications, Roll 865, image 251, file W535/BLWT26973-160-55.
      Pension application of Richard W(?) Whittington, June 17, 1835

    10. [S140] DAR Application, Index for Patriots.

    11. [S1880] Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Grant Applications, Roll 865, image 251, file W535/BLWT26973-160-55.
      Pension application of Richard W(?) Whittington, Jan 17, 1835