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Generation No. 5

     15.  John5 Weatherford (Thomas4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born 1712 in Cumberland Co., Va., and died Unknown.
Children of John Weatherford are:
+     32     i.     John6 Weatherford, born 1732 in Lunenberg Co., Va.; died Unknown.
+     33     ii.     William Weatherford, born 1734 in Virginia; died August 06, 1776 in Lunenberg /Charlotte, Va..
+     34     iii.     Richard Weatherford, born 1736; died Unknown.
     35     iv.     Charles Weatherford, born 1738; died Unknown.
     36     v.     Joseph B. Weatherford, born 1740; died Unknown.  He married Margaret LNU; died Unknown.
     37     vi.     David Weatherford, born 1742; died Unknown.


     20.  John5 Weatherford (William4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born June 09, 1700 in St.Peters Parish,  New Kent Co., Va., and died Unknown.

Notes for John Weatherford:
John was living next to his sister Lucy and her husband Christopher Parsons in 1748 in Lunenburg Co., which was between Cubb Creek and Falling River.  In 1749 he is listed as being between Falling River and Little Roanoke River.
Children of John Weatherford are:
+     38     i.     John Jr.6 Weatherford, born 1726 in Pittsylvania Co., Va.; died 1793 in Bartholomew Co., Indiana.
     39     ii.     William Weatherford, died Unknown.

Notes for William Weatherford:
Can be found in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent and James City.


     21.  William5 Weatherford (William4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born February 07, 1702/03 in New Kent County, Va., and died Abt. 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Va..  He married Susannah Wilkerson.  She died Unknown.

Notes for William Weatherford:
baptised at St. Peter's Parish, Vestry Book, pg 404,406
Child of William Weatherford and Susannah Wilkerson is:
+     40     i.     Wilkerson6 Weatherford, born Abt. 1726 in New Kent Co., Va.; died 1790 in Mecklenburg Co., North Carolina.


     22.  Lucy5 Weatherford (William4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born Abt. 1705, and died Unknown.  She married Christopher Parsons.  He died Aft. 1760 in Lunenburg, Va..

Notes for Lucy Weatherford:
lived in area beween Cubb Creek and Falling River, Lunenburg Co., Va.
Children of Lucy Weatherford and Christopher Parsons are:
     41     i.     Thomas6 Parsons, born 1749; died Unknown.  He married Elizabeth Sparks 1772; died Unknown.

More About Thomas Parsons and Elizabeth Sparks:
Marriage: 1772

     42     ii.     William Parsons, died Unknown.
     43     iii.     John Parsons, died Unknown.
     44     iv.     Christopher Jr. Parsons, died Unknown.
     45     v.     Agnes Parsons, died Unknown.
     46     vi.     Major Parsons, died Unknown.  He married Tabitha Hines 1783; died Unknown.

More About Major Parsons and Tabitha Hines:
Marriage: 1783


     24.  Major5 Weatherford (William4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born Bet. 1710 - 1715 in Hanover Co., Va., and died August 01, 1774 in Lunenburg Co., 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 May 26, 1760 in Lunenburg Co., Va., daughter of William Edwards.  She was born 1718 in Lunenburg Co., Va., and died Unknown.

Notes for Major Weatherford:
1752 Major Weatherford, Lucy Weatherford Parsons and her husband Christopher, and John Watherford, Major's brother found in Adjacent tracts in  Lunenburg Co., Va.
References for Will found:  Early Wills, Lunenburg Co., Va., 1746-1766 by Elliott, pg. 146.
Will, dated March 4, 1774, Charlotte Co., Va., proved August 1, 1774.  Wife Mary.  Leaves son William the plantation which Thomas Parsons now lives on, and 100 acres at Allen's Ford on Cubb Creek.  Son John, land adjoining William's.  Son Richard to have the plantation where Major now lives, after death of wife Mary. ( sister of first wife, Elizabeth Edwards) Girls receive 1/3 apiece more that his sons.  Children receive 15L per annum until age 14.
Exec. John White, John Barksdale and Henry Madison.  Winesses:  William Parsons, Henry Madison, Samuel Cothran, Mary Gehran.

More About Major Weatherford and Elizabeth Edwards:
Marriage: 1734, Charlotte Co., Va.

More About Major Weatherford and Mary Edwards:
Marriage: May 26, 1760, Lunenburg Co., Va.
Children of Major Weatherford and Elizabeth Edwards are:
     47     i.     Richard6 Weatherford, died Unknown.
+     48     ii.     William Weatherford, born 1737 in Va.; died Unknown in Lunenburg Co., Va..
+     49     iii.     Elizabeth Maria Weatherford, born Abt. 1740 in James City, Va.; died November 24, 1776 in Va..
+     50     iv.     John William Weatherford, born 1743 in Hanover Co., Va.; died February 23, 1833.
     51     v.     Major Jr. Weatherford, born Abt. 1745; died Unknown.


     27.  Martin5 Weatherford (Richard4, William3 Whitheford, John2, Thomas1) was born 1728 in James City., Co., Va., and died March 1805 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamas.  He married (1) Mary Half Blood.  She was born Unknown in probably Virginia, and died Bef. 1775.  He married (2) Isabella Archer Bef. 1775 in Augusta, Richmond Co. Ga,.  She was born August 17, 1760 in Georgia, and died August 24, 1807 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera Bahamas.

Notes for Martin Weatherford:
Martin owned a patent on 600 acres on Laton's Creek, a branch of Buckhorn Creek in Mecklengurg Co., Va. Vol. 5, pg 450 (Nov. 9, 1753).  

About 1757 all of the brothers left the Mecklenburg Area,  John went to South Carolina, and the others, Martin, William and Charles went to Augusta, Ga., and Richard, unknown.  John joined the Continental Army in South Carolina.  The three who went to Augusta, Martin, William and Charles, became part of the Augusta Loyalist Militia, along with approximately 1100 other Tories.  When Augusta fell  to Continental troops, some 250 persons from various counties, including Martin, William and Charles Wetherford were put on trial and ordered out of Augusta.

An Act of Confiscation and Banishment was issued in Augusta on May 4, 1782, found in State Archives, Revolutionary Records of Ga., Vol l (1769-1782), pg 386 declared them to be banished "from this State forever".  It gave them 60 days in which to go, otherwise they would be jailed, or expedited "beyond the Seas to some of the British King's dominion".

Martin went first to Florida, and when the Spanish took Florida, he went to the Bahamas, where according to some researchers, had another family, as recorded here.

Notes for Mary Half Blood:
Mary was of Indian descent.  Her middle name may have been Jane.  She moved with her family to Georgia in 1757.  The names of her children with Martin Weatherford are not verified.

More About Martin Weatherford and Isabella Archer:
Marriage: Bef. 1775, Augusta, Richmond Co. Ga,
Children of Martin Weatherford and Mary Blood are:
+     52     i.     James6 Weatherford, born 1750 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Unknown.
+     53     ii.     Charles Weatherford, born 1752 in Lunenburg Co., Va.; died Aft. 1804 in Ft. Bennin Military Reservation, Ga..
     54     iii.     John Weatherford, born 1754 in Lunenberg Co., Va.; died Unknown.
     55     iv.     Catherine Weatherford, born 1756 in Lunenberg Co., Va.; died Unknown.  She married David Douglas July 10, 1777 in Augusta, Ga.; born Abt. 1756; died Unknown.

More About David Douglas and Catherine Weatherford:
Marriage: July 10, 1777, Augusta, Ga.

Children of Martin Weatherford and Isabella Archer are:
     56     i.     Henrietta6 Weatherford, born 1775 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died May 17, 1797 in Nassau., New Providence, Bahamas.  She married William Gould September 07, 1796 in Harbour Island, Abaco, Bahamas; died Unknown.

More About William Gould and Henrietta Weatherford:
Marriage: September 07, 1796, Harbour Island, Abaco, Bahamas

     57     ii.     John William Weatherford, born 1776 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died September 28, 1867 in Hope Town, Abaco, Bahamas.  He married Catherine LNU Abt. 1796 in Bahamas; born Abt. 1780 in Bahamas; died Unknown.

More About John Weatherford and Catherine LNU:
Marriage: Abt. 1796, Bahamas

     58     iii.     William H. Weatherford, born 1777 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died October 04, 1823 in Bahamas.  He married Isabella LNU Abt. 1805 in Bahamas; born Abt. 1785; died Unknown.

More About William Weatherford and Isabella LNU:
Marriage: Abt. 1805, Bahamas

     59     iv.     Catherine Weatherford, born 1778 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died Unknown.
     60     v.     Charles C. Weatherford, born 1779 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died Aft. 1850 in Key West, Monroe Co., Florida.  He married Sarah Roberts August 31, 1803 in St, John's Parish, Eleuthera, Bahamas; born Abt. 1782 in Grand Bahama Island; died Unknown.

More About Charles Weatherford and Sarah Roberts:
Marriage: August 31, 1803, St, John's Parish, Eleuthera, Bahamas

     61     vi.     Richard Weatherford, born 1781 in St. Paul Parish, Augusta Twp. Ga.; died March 15, 1815 in Abaco, Bahamas.
     62     vii.     Charlotte Weatherford, born 1783 in St. Augustine, East Florida; died May 16, 1805 in Harbour Island, Eleuther, Bahamas.
     63     viii.     Sarah Weatherford, born 1784 in Abaco, Bahamas; died Aft. 1804.
     64     ix.     Isabella Weatherford, born 1785 in Abaco, Bahamas; died April 12, 1820 in St. Matthew's Church, Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas.  She married John W. Hall December 24, 1817 in Bahamas; born Abt. 1785; died Unknown.

More About John Hall and Isabella Weatherford:
Marriage: December 24, 1817, Bahamas