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Families 26 thru 50

Updated 21-Jul-2004

(There are currently over 640 unconnected families
in the
McWh*rter Database)

 

 

 

res2AY.gif (10762 bytes)   This Family Profiles section of the website has been constructed to aid researchers in finding the right family and to help foster family consolidations. Over time each of the unconnected families in the McWh*rter Database will be outlined, providing basic information including a list of current researchers working on each family branch and the results of ongoing DNA testing relating to each branch.

Researchers who wish to have their name, and email address, added to the appropriate list of current researchers for each family should send an email to:

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Please use the subject
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Family Profiles


Family #26:

Descendants of Claude McWhorter
[db#13750] (cir1900-19??)
of Wood co., Texas, USA

Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Bessie Lee Hering ? [db#13751] (1903-1995)

Children: 6 known

.....Shirley Ann [db#13752] (19??-bef1995).

.....Claudia LaNell [db#13753] (19??-     ) m. ? Saunders.

.....John [db#13754] (19??-    ) m. Wanda ?.

.....Hilda [db#13755] (19??-      ) m. ? Phillips.

.....Joyce [db#13756] (19??-    ) m. Homer Robertson.

.....Charles [db#13757] (19??-    ) m. Edna ?.

Residences to 3 generations: Wood co., Texas, USA.

Entries in Database: 2 generations;   7 descendants;    6 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....Obituary of his wife Bessie reports 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren at the time of her death.


Family #27:

Descendants of William McWhirter
[db#33973] (cir1750-18??)
of Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland

Place of Birth: Scotland

Spouse: Margaret Forgie [db#33974] (cir1750-18??)

Children: 6 known

.....William [db#33975] (1774-bef1789).

.....John [db#33976] (1776-1857) m. Margaret Forgie – 8 children.

.....Margaret [db#33977] (1778-    ).

.....Alexander [db#33978] (1780-    ).

.....Mary [db#33979] (1783-    ).

.....William [db#33980] (1789-    ).

Residences to 3 generations: Ayrshire, Scotland

Entries in Database: 4 generations; 52 descendants; 9 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

Current Researchers:

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Comments: .....William's son John's death certificate lists his mother as Margaret "Forgie". William's wife Margaret's death certificate lists her father's last name as "Forgie" also.


Family #28:

Descendants of Anthony McWhirter
[db#27583] (16??-aft1723)
of Minnigaff, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

Place of Birth: Scotland

Spouse: Margaret McKie [db#27584] (16??-aft1723)

Children: 2 known

.....Alexander [db#27585] (abt1719-17??).

.....William [db#22353] (1723-aft1782) m. Jean Gibson – 7 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Kirkcudbrightshire and Ayrshire, Scotland

Entries in Database: 9 generations; 135 descendants; 42 spouses.

DNA findings: ..........One eighth generation descendant has submitted a sample that has been tested for 12 markers. The sample is a near match (one marker off by one) with samples from other participants from Families #6, #10, #15, #16, #21 and #22. This suggests that these McWh*rter families may share a common male ancestor.

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Comments: .....His two children were born in Minnigaff, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland. Son William removed to Maybole in Ayrshire. Descendants of Anthony emigrated to Brisbane, Australia in 1880 and again in 1907; Lancashire, England before 1881; and, New Zealand before 1900. Among his descendants were Norris & Ross McWhirter who authored the Guiness Book of Records.


Family #29:

Descendants of John McWhirter
[db#18481] (cir1742-aft1786)
of Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland

Place of Birth: Scotland

Spouse: Margaret Galloway [db#18482] (cir1742-aft1786)

Children: 7 known

.....William [db#18483] (1766-    ).

.....(infant) [db#25906] (1768-    ).

.....Jean [db#18484] (1770-    ).

.....John [db#18485] (1772-    ).

.....David [db#18486] (1776-    ).

.....Mary [db#18487] (1782-    ).

.....Gilbert [db#18488] (1786-bef1861) m. Anne Logan – 9 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Ayrshire, Scotland; and, Staffordshire, England

Entries in Database: 6 generations; 57 descendants; 23 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....John lived at Merkland (between Kirkmichael and Crosshill), Ayrshire, Scotland. Descendants removed to first Birmingham and then Staffordshire, England before 1864; and, Adelaide, Australia in 1884.


Family #30:

Descendants of Michael M'Churteer
[db#29807] (cir1300-bef1346)
Earldom of Carrick (Ayrshire), Scotland

Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: unknown

Children: 1 known.

.....Patrick [db#29808] (13??-bef1385) m. unknown - 1 child..

Residences to 3 generations: Dalelachane, Earldom of Carrick, Scotland

Entries in Database: 3 generations; 3 descendants; 0 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: ....."In 1346 King David II granted a charter of the land of Dalelachane in the earldom of Carrick to Patrick, son of the late Michael, harper of Carrick...In 1385...Duncan M'Churteer, alienated to Sir Thomas Kenedy, lord of Dalmortoun, the whole land of Dalelachane." (Laing, 40, 69).


Family #31:

Descendants of Lester A. McWhorter
[db#181] (cir1890-19??)
of Wheatland, Wyoming and Nebraska, USA

Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Avis Farrow [db#182] (cir1895-19??)

Children: 1 known

.....Clarence Austin [db#183] (1918-1988) m. Patricia Ethel Prott – 3 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Wheatland, Wyoming and Omaha, Nebraska, USA.

Entries in Database: 3 generations; 5 descendants; 2 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....Lester's son, Clarence Austin, was a Professor of the College of Medicine at the University of Nebrska and Chairman of the Department of Pathology.


Family #32:

Descendants of ? McWhorter
[db#442] (cir1800-18??)
of Walled Lake, Ingham co., Michigan, USA

Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Margaret Woodward [db#13247] (cir1800-18??)

Children: 1 known.

.....Elizabeth [db#444] (cir1820-1863) m. Oliver Hammond – 6 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Ingham co., Michigan and New York, USA.

Entries in Database: 3 generations; 8 descendants; 5 spouses.

DNA findings:

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Comments: .....Oliver Hammond met ?'s daughter, Elizabeth, in Michigan. "The county was then full of half savage Indians and life was full of terrors...".  - History and Genealogies of the Hammond Families in America.


Family #33:

Descendants of Thomas McWherter
[db#17049] (abt1815-bef1886)
of Ireland and Manchester, Lancashire, England

Place of Birth: Ireland

Spouse: Letitia McIntosh [db#17050] (1819-1886)

Children: 10 known.

.....William John [db#16940] (1839-1882) m. Sarah Ann Daniels – 11 children.

.....James [db#17352] (1841-1846).

.....Eliza [db#17207] (1843-    ).

.....Sarah [db#18212] (1845-aft1850).

.....Thomas [db#18251] (1847- 1928) m. Margaret Clifford - 9 children.

.....Mary Jane [db#18085] (1850-1917).

.....James [db#17360] (1853-1889) m. Catherine Claren – 1 child.

.....George (or Henry) [db#17283] (1855-1880).

.....Robert [db#18173] (1858-aft1902) m. Rebecca ? - 12 children.

.....Hannah [db#17051] (1860-    ).

Residences to 3 generations: Ireland; and, Lancashire, England

Entries in Database: 7 generations; 183 descendants; 60 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

Current Researchers:
.....Marcus McWhirter - Thomas1, William John2, Reuben3, James4, George Brain5, Marcus6 - (mcwhirter@postmaster.co.uk)

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Comments: .....Thomas was born in Ireland but removed to Manchester, Lancashire, England before 1839. Since his wife, Letitia, was also born in Ireland, they could have been married before removing to Manchester. In the 20th century descendants of Thomas emigrated to Portland, Connecticut and Buffalo, New York, USA; Ontario, Canada; and, Hollola, Finland.


Family #34:

Descendants of ? McWherter
[db#7262] (17??-cir1850)
of North Carolina, Kentucky and Illinois, USA

Place of Birth: Ireland

Spouse: Joseph Baker [db#7261] (cir1780-cir1850)

Children: 11 known.

.....John Ashley Baker [db#7263] (cir1803-18??) m. Elizabeth Dillard.

.....Evan Baker [db#7264] (cir1804-1855) m. Sally Davis.

.....James Baker [db#7265] (cir1809-1865) m. (1) Margaret Emeline Patton; (2) Francina Jane Ledbetter.

.....Joseph Baker [db#7266] (1811-18??) m. Eliza Womack.

.....David Baker [db#7267] (1814-1895) m. Mary Jane Bruce.

.....William Baker [db#7268] (1816-1852) m. Nancy Davis.

.....Jesse Baker [db#7269] (1823-1905) m. (1) Tamer Walker; (2) Martha I. Rentfrow.

.....Kizzie Baker [db#7270] (18??-     ).

.....Patiance (Mary or Patricia) Baker [db#7271 (18??-    ) m. ? Rose.

.....Sally Baker [db#7272] (18??-bef1860) m. James H. Carr.

.....Elizabeth Baker [db#7273] (cir1821-1859) m. (1) Pleasant Drake; (2) ? McKensie; (3) Benjamin Walden.

Residences to 3 generations: North Carolina, Kentucky and Illinois, USA.

Entries in Database: 2 generations; 12 descendants; 15 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....Family tradition says that she was a "red-haired Irish girl". The family finally settled in Illinois about 1820..


Family #36:

Descendants of James McWhorter
[db#7145] (cir1740-1831)
of Washington co., Tennessee, USA

Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: possibly Nancy ? [db#7146] (cir1740-    )

Children: 4 known

.....Mary Seny [db#7155] (1764-    ).

.....Agness [db#1295] (cir1775-    ) m. James Seehorn.

.....Susanna Rusel [db#7147] (1782-aft1831) m. Hugh Campbell - 2 children.

.....Nancy [db#7148] (1784-aft1831) m. ? Seehorn - 2 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Washington co., Tennessee, USA

Entries in Database: 3 generations; 9 descendants; 4 spouses.

DNA findings:

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Comments: .....James' will of Washington co., Tennessee, dated 1831, does not name a wife, but does name 2 daughters, Suzy Campbell and Polly Seehorn..


Family #38:

Descendants of Moses (or John Moses) McWhorter
[db#6979] (cir1800-cir1827)
of South Carolina; and Moulton, Alabama, USA


Place of Birth: South Carolina, USA

Spouse: Elizabeth Tatum [db#6980] (cir800-18??)


Children: 1 known


.....James M.? [db#6981] (1824-1899) m. Nancy Fowler Cunningham - 10 children


Residences to 3 generations: South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, USA


Entries in Database: 7 generations;   46 descendants;    33 spouses.


DNA findings: NA


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Comments: .....His widow, Elizabeth, m. 2nd 1832 to Eli Smith by whom she had 6 other children. Moses' son, James, removed to Chicasaw co. and Pontotoc co., Mississippi.


Family #42:

Descendants of Jack McWhirter
[db#16568] (cir1800-18??)
of co. Antrim, Ireland


Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: unknown

Children: 1 known

.....John [db#16529] (1824-aft1870) - m. Sarah "Sally" Hannah - 12 children

Residences to 3 generations: co. Antrim, Ireland

Entries in Database: 7 generations; 90 descendants; 35 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....In the 20th century descendants of Jack removed to co. Tyrone, Ireland and Cheltanham, England.



Family #43:

Descendants of George Merritt MacWhorter
[db#928] (cir1900-19??)
of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Marion Ritchie [db#929] (cir1900-19??)

Children: 1 known

.....Robert Bruce [db#922] (19??-    ) m. Althea Lucille Davis - 3 children.

Residences to 3 generations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Entries in Database: 3 generations; 5 descendants; 3 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Family #44:

Descendants of James McWhorter
[db#7031] (abt1809-aft1850)
of Tennessee and Bowie co., Texas, USA


Place of Birth: Tennessee, USA

Spouse: Susannah ? [db#7032] (abt1824?-aft1850)

Children: 4 known

.....Mary F. [db#7033] (abt1838-aft1850).

.....Thomas J. [db#7034] (abt1842-aft1850).

.....Hugh [db#7035] (abt1846-aft1850).

.....Pauline [db#7036] (abt1848-aft1850).

Residences to 3 generations: Tennesse and Bowie co., Texas, USA.

Entries in Database: 2 generations; 5 descendants; 1 spouses.

DNA findings: NA

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Comments: .....Though born in Tennessee, James and family were living in Bowie co., Texas at the time of the 1850 census. Is this James part of Family #439?.



Family #45:

Descendants of Hugh MacWhirter
[db#24159] (abt1751-1828)
of Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland


Place of Birth: Scotland

Spouse: Jean Black [db#24160] (cir1755-1799)


Children: 3 known.

.....Hugh Inglis [db#34653] (abt1780-aft1811) m. Marrie McMillan - 2 children.

.....Jean [db#34655] (abt1783-18??) m. John Bain.

.....George [db#956] (1786-1850) m. (1) Joan Burd Gourlay - 5 children; (2) Agnes Laing - 8 children..


Residences to 3 generations: Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland; and, London, England


Entries in Database: 5 generations; 28 descendants; 10 spouses.


DNA findings:


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Comments: .....Said to be a descendant of an old Ayrshire family. Hugh's grandson, John [db#950], became a landscape painter who traveled throughout Europe and in 1865 first exhibited at the Royal Academy of London; removed to London permanently in 1869 (Associate of the Royal Scottish Academy [1864]; Royal Academy [1879]).



Family #47:

Descendants of James McWhirter
[db#9211] (cir1900-19??)
of Belfast, Northern Ireland


Place of Birth:
north of Ireland

Spouse: Margaret McConnell [db#9212] (cir1900-19??)


Children: 1 known


.....George [db#1055] (19??-    ) m. Angela Coid - 2 children.


Residences to 3 generations: Belfast, Northern Ireland and British Columbia, Canada


Entries in Database: 3 generations; 4 descendants; 2 spouses.


DNA findings: NA


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Comments: .....James described as a "fitter" and his wife as a "fruit merchant". Their son, George, became a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia and a noted Canadian poet.



Family #48:

Descendants of Perry McWhorter
[db#21800] (cir1900-19??)
of Clay co., Kentucky, USA


Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Mary Hopper [db#21801] (cir1900-19??)


Children: 8 known.


.....Maggie [db#21802] (19??-    ) m. Samuel Robert Robinson – 4 children.


.....Louise [db#21808] (19??-    ).


.....Noama [db#21809] (19??-    ).


.....Pauline [db#21810] (19??-    ).


.....Ance [db#21811] (19??-    ).

.....Fount [db#21812] (19??-    ).

.....Bessie [db#21813] (19??-    ).

.....Clyde [db#21814] (19??-    ).

Residences to 3 generations: Clay co., Kentucky, USA.


Entries in Database: 3 generations; 13 descendants; 3 spouses.


DNA findings:


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Family #49:

Descendants of "Kernal" McWhorter
[db#7175] (17??-bef1863)
of Tennessee, USA


Place of Birth: unknown

Spouse: Louisa ? [db#7177] (abt1785-aft1850)


Children: 1 known.


.....Charles Ellis [db#7176] (abt1814-aft1856) m. (1) Sarah Bradshaw - 4 children; (2) Josie Kennedy - 1 child; (3) Annie Scott.


Residences to 3 generations: Tennessee, USA.


Entries in Database: 3 generations; 7 descendants; 4 spouses.


DNA findings: NA


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Comments: ....."Kernal's" widow, Louisa, remarried a Tom Bradshaw. Son, Charles, resided in Gibson co., Tennessee in 1850 census. Much confusion with this family!!



Family #50:

Descendants of George McWhorter
[db#11231] (cir1800-aft1831)
of South Carolina and Lincoln co., Tennessee, USA


Place of Birth: South Carolina, USA

Spouse: unknown


Children: 1 known.


.....Verlina D. (?Deadman) [db#11232] (1831-1901) m. William Houston McCollister - 10 children.


Residences to 3 generations: South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas, USA


Entries in Database: 3 generations; 12 descendants; 7 spouses.


DNA findings: NA


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Comments: .....Reported that the mother of his daughter, Verlina, was a Cherokee Indian. Could be part of Family #63. Also reported that Verlina had a sister, Elizabeth, who married a brother of her husband. Many questions here???

 


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