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James Whittington[1, 2]

Male 1765 - 1849  (84 years)


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  • Name James Whittington  [3, 4, 5
    Born 1765  Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Served as a Corporal in the American Independence Revolution 
    FamilySearch LTFL-XTZ 
    Died 1849  Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I209  Main
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2017 

    Father Col. William Whittington, of Chance "Revolutionary War ",   b. 1740, Chance, Somerset County MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Polk,   b. 1740, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 1760  [3
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Coulborne,   b. Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1811, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Dec 1797  [3
    Children 
    +1. Margaret "Peggy" Whittington,   b. Abt 1804-1806, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Somerset County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Lawson,   b. Abt 1797,   d. Abt 1853  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1814 
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2003 
    Family ID F126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1765 - Somerset County, MD Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1849 - Somerset County, MD Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    D.A.R. application of Marguerite Freeney.
    D.A.R. application of Marguerite Freeney.

  • Notes 

    • The DAR line of Sara Marguerite Freeney reflects this James Whittington as her revolutionary ancestor b. 1765 and married to Sarah Coulborne 18 Dec 1797. Sarah d. 1811.  According to the application, James Whittington fought in the Watkins Point Co,. of the Princess Anne Batalion of the Somerset County Militia (see original Militia List page 189 at the Maryland Historical Society, Balitmore, MD). 

      The DAR line shows the following:

      William Whittington b 1740 m Priscilla Polk b 1740
      James Whittington b 1765 m Sarah Coulborne d 1811
      Margaret Whittington b abt 1804 m Thomas Bothum d abt 1843
      Anna Maria Whittington Bothum b 1825 m John Selby Goslee b 1821
      Emily Goslee b 1849 m Thomas Barton Freeney b1859
      Thomas Barton Freeney b 1884 m Sara Jane Webster b 1887
      Sara Marguerite Freeney b 1911 m W L Howard b 1906  

      The GHOTES web site shows his parents to be William Whittington and Priscilla Polk, but differ in the name of his wife and in the names of his descendants.

      http://www.esva.net/ghotes/whittington/d0/i0006510.htm#i6510 shows a son named James Whittington was b. 1775 (10 years after the James in the DAR line above) d. 1853. and married to Sarah Lawson. (Sarah Lawson appears in the DAR application as James' second wife m. 21 Nov 1814). GHOTES says James is shown in the 1860 census, Brinkleys District, Somerset County, age 70 (implies b. 1790), with the following in his household: Sarah 52, Theodore 30, John 25, Sarah Jr. 21, Ceclia 16, Mary 14, Martha 16. Living next door is Henry 32. 

        

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    3. [S477] Marguerite Freeney Howard, Marguerite Freeney Howard, DAR Application (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S716] L. A. Lentz - Our Heritage, Loula Allen Lentz, (Privately published manuscript. March 1, 1959. 198 pp. 8.5 x 11 in 19 ring binder, green custom impritned cover with gold lettering. Scanned into .PDF format. Cpies of the PDF file may be obtained from John Howell, jhowell@jhowell.com), p. 66 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S716] L. A. Lentz - Our Heritage, Loula Allen Lentz, (Privately published manuscript. March 1, 1959. 198 pp. 8.5 x 11 in 19 ring binder, green custom impritned cover with gold lettering. Scanned into .PDF format. Cpies of the PDF file may be obtained from John Howell, jhowell@jhowell.com), p. 40 "husband to Ms. Lawson" (Reliability: 0).