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Descendants of Thomas Whitheford


Generation No. 1

     1.  Thomas1 Whitheford was born 1585 in Warwickshire, England, and died Unknown.  He married Margaret Waring January 30, 1608/09 in Tamsworth, England.  She was born 1588, and died Unknown.

More About Thomas Whitheford and Margaret Waring:
Marriage: January 30, 1608/09, Tamsworth, England
Children of Thomas Whitheford and Margaret Waring are:
+     2     i.     John2 Whitheford, born 1615 in Warwickshire, England; died April 1706 in James City, Va..
     3     ii.     William Whitheford, born August 16, 1611; died Unknown.
     4     iii.     Elizabeth Whitheford, born July 11, 1613; died Unknown.
     5     iv.     Maria Whitheford, born April 13, 1617; died Unknown.
     6     v.     Thomas Whitheford, born March 14, 1617/18; died Unknown.


Generation No. 2

     2.  John2 Whitheford (Thomas1) was born 1615 in Warwickshire, England, and died April 1706 in James City, Va..

Notes for John Whitheford:
John Arrived in Virginia from England before 1642.  It is unknown if his parents accompanied him to Virginia.  He lived to be 91 years old.  He is listed in York Co., Va. on June 26, 1642.
Child of John Whitheford is:
+     7     i.     William3 Whitheford, born 1645 in York Co., Va.; died 1732 in Va..


Generation No. 3

     7.  William3 Whitheford (John2, Thomas1) was born 1645 in York Co., Va., and died 1732 in Va..

Notes for William Whitheford:
William lived in Henrico Co., Va. in 1691, on the main branch of Fallen Creek.  He lived to be 87 years old.  The spelling of the name Whitheford changed at this time and his sons were known as Weatherford.
Children of William Whitheford are:
+     8     i.     Thomas4 Weatherford, born 1675 in Henrico Co., Va.; died 1722 in Louisa Co., Va..
+     9     ii.     William Weatherford, born 1678 in Henrico Co., Va.; died 1756 in Lunenburg Co., Va..
+     10     iii.     Richard Weatherford, born Bet. 1680 - 1685 in James City, Va.; died July 06, 1756 in Lunenburg Co., Va..
     11     iv.     John Weatherford, born 1682 in Henrico Co., Va.; died 1725 in Va,.

Notes for John Weatherford:
John lived near his three brothers, William, Richard, and Thomas on Wolf Trap Fork of Henson's Creek.

     12     v.     James Weatherford, born 1684 in Virginia; died 1740 in Virginia.
     13     vi.     Charles Weatherford, born 1687 in Va.; died 1750 in Va..
     14     vii.     Ann Weatherford, born 1690; died Unknown.


Generation No. 4

     8.  Thomas4 Weatherford (William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born 1675 in Henrico Co., Va., and died 1722 in Louisa Co., Va..

Notes for Thomas Weatherford:
Thomas was a Baptist Minister and lived in Louisa Co., Va.
Children of Thomas Weatherford are:
+     15     i.     John5 Weatherford, born 1712 in Cumberland Co., Va.; died Unknown.
     16     ii.     William Weatherford, born 1714; died Unknown.
     17     iii.     Charles Weatherford, born 1716; died Unknown.
     18     iv.     Mildred (Twin) Weatherford, born 1720; died Unknown.
     19     v.     Elizabeth (Twin) Weatherford, born 1720; died Unknown.


     9.  William4 Weatherford (William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born 1678 in Henrico Co., Va., and died 1756 in Lunenburg Co., Va..  He married Susannah Waller, daughter of John Waller.  She was born 1680 in St. Peters, New Kent, Va., and died Abt. 1758 in Lunenburg Co., Va..

Notes for William Weatherford:
William moved to Lunenburg Co., Va., and settled in Upper Cub Creek section (now known as Charlotte County), in 1740's.  He is recorded as owning 400 acres on both sides of Hensens Creek which he paid 40 Shillings for.

Notes for Susannah Waller:
Will of Susannah Waller Dec. 18, 1756 in Lunenburg Co., Va.  She was living in Upper Cub Creek with her daughter Lucy who married Christopher Parsons.  Following children were recognized:  John, William, Major and Lucy.
Children of William Weatherford and Susannah Waller are:
+     20     i.     John5 Weatherford, born June 09, 1700 in St.Peters Parish,  New Kent Co., Va.; died Unknown.
+     21     ii.     William Weatherford, born February 07, 1702/03 in New Kent County, Va.; died Abt. 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Va..
+     22     iii.     Lucy Weatherford, born Abt. 1705; died Unknown.
     23     iv.     Richard Weatherford, born 1708; died Unknown.
+     24     v.     Major Weatherford, born Bet. 1710 - 1715 in Hanover Co., Va.; died August 01, 1774 in Lunenburg Co., Va..


     10.  Richard4 Weatherford (William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born Bet. 1680 - 1685 in James City, Va., and died July 06, 1756 in Lunenburg Co., Va..  He married Susannah LNU.  She was born 1704, and died Bef. 1756.

Notes for Richard Weatherford:
Richard and his family were living in Amelia Co., Va. about 1739.  He moved to land which is now Mecklenburg Co., below the Meherrin River on Buckhorn Creek in 1740's.  During the Georgia Land Lottery around 1753, his sons Charles, William and Martin acquired land in Augusta Co., Georgia, at which time they left Lunenburg.  John, Lucy and Elizabeth stayed in Virginia, with their father, Richard.

Richard lived with his daughter Lucy and husband Lydall until his death.

Will Book 1, page 163, dated 1755m probated 6th July, 1756.

To all Christian people to whom these present shall or may come that I, Richard Weatherford Senior send greetings in our Lord God Everlasing my soul I recommend to God my body to the Dust from whece it came.  Know ye that I Richard Weatherford of the County of Lunenburg in Comberland Parrish for memory have given granted and confirmed and by this wrighting do firmy freely and absolutely give unto my son John Weatherford and ares forever the plantation he now lives on by esttmation containing Eight acors to him and his heirs and assigns forever and all other of my goods and chatils I freely give and will to my son John Weatherford and his heirs forever and this acknowledge to be my last will and testament being in my perfect sencesis is blessed be God.  As witness my hand this 12 day of November in the years of our Lord God 1755 hereunto have set my hand and fixst my seal.
Richard R. Weatherford SS
James Mackadanell
Charles Weatherford
John Tomson
At a court held for Lunenburg County the 6h day of July 1756, the within written last will and testament of Richard Weatherford, deceased was exibited in Court and the same was proved by the oaths of John Tomson and Charles Weatherford and the same was ordered to be recorded.
Teste:  Clement Read CLC
Truly recorded.
Children of Richard Weatherford and Susannah LNU are:
     25     i.     Charles5 Weatherford, born Bet. 1718 - 1724 in Mecklenburg, Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for Charles Weatherford:
Charles' owned 390 acres on the north side of Meherrin River which adjoined John Bookers property on 12 March, 1749.  He sold it on November 6, 1753 to William Mucklehony of Lunenburg Co., Va. for L30, 390 acres of land in Lunenburg Co., on the north side of ut....,to white oak in Bears Element Creek, down Branch as it meanders to the Creek, down Creek to the River, down River to first station...in the presence of Christipher Johnson, John Weatherford and William McDow.  Deed Book 3, pg 414.

     26     ii.     William Weatherford, born Bet. 1720 - 1730; died Unknown.  He married Francis Tucker; died Unknown.

Notes for William Weatherford:
Found in list of Tithes, Mecklenburg Co., Va. 1748, next to Charles Weatherford. Tithes, 1749 show William from Butchers Creek to extent of the County downwards., Tithes for 1750, Next to Charles Weatherford, 1751, next to Charles Weatherford, and 1752, William listed next to John Weatherford and John Bone

+     27     iii.     Martin Weatherford, born 1728 in James City., Co., Va.; died March 1805 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamas.
     28     iv.     John Weatherford, born 1732 in James City., Co., Va.; died Unknown.

Notes for John Weatherford:
John is listed on the 1752 Mecklenburg Co., Tithes next to his brother, William.  He was willed his father's plantation.

     29     v.     Lucy Weatherford, born 1732; died Unknown.  She married Lydall Bacon; died Unknown.
     30     vi.     Richard Weatherford, born Abt. 1733; died Unknown.
     31     vii.     Elizabeth Weatherford, born 1734 in Taskigi, Alabama; died Unknown.