Whelchel Group History
C, THURSDAY', AUGUST 6, 1935 IWHELCIIEL GROUP deal- HISTORY RELATED FAMILY REUNION TO HE TODAY. Genealogy Prepared by Descendant Descendant of Dr. F. Wheichel Wheichel Will He Read at Meet. The annual reunion of th Gall"- i Wheichel family will he held to-ney to-ney day at Royles Spring, five miles ha!lit.!lst 0f Gaffney. Congressman J ot n , , , . P hti' f Lancaster, ropri of Sal- reei-er, re- sentative of the fifth South Caro lina district, is one of the invited speakers. The day's program will ' include several addresses, instrumental instrumental and vocal music, a picnic dinner, and memorial semen. An interesting genealogical history history of the Wheichel family, compiled compiled bv Miss Talitha WheL-hel. WheL-hel. WheL-hel. of Gainesvile, Ga., has been received received by E. B. Wheichel, president president of the local family association. association. The history, which will be read at the reunion today, and which will be of interest to manv Cherokee county people, follows Wheichel Family. Dr. Frances Wheichel came tr America at the age of 2.r year- year- from Holland, about 1745. He was educated in France to be physician before coming to America, America, and married Ann Stockton a daughter of Davis and Sarah Stockton, of North Ireland, and lived in Albemarle county, Virginia. Virginia. Their children were: Davis. Born 1752, died Sep tember 1833 in Indiana. Married Nancy Barns March 28, 1771, in Ninety-Six Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District, South Carolina. Carolina. Frances, Jr. Born Sentcmber 16, 1754, died about 1820. Married Married Judith Davis of Ninety-Six Ninety-Six Ninety-Six District, South Carolina, August 10, 1782. Born June 14, 1702. died 1857 at the home of her i daughter, Elizabeth Morrow. Bur-j Bur-j Bur-j ied at Hopewell church, Hall county, Georgia, Sena-I D''- D''- John. Born October 11 M o", cneo iviarcn l l, 18.57, in Hall county, Georgia. Buried at New Bridge Baptist church near Chatahoochee river. He married Abigail Davis July 15, 1784: born June 10, 1704, died October 17. 1851. She was a sister of Judith Davis, Francis Whelchel's wife William. Died in the Revolutionary Revolutionary war. The girls were: Elizabeth. Married Ownby. Patsy. Married Collins. Hannah. Married Barns. Ann. Married Ashworth, and (Continued on page 5.) being H.