Whelchel Group History
HISTORY Hi:ii.tVKI) (Continued rrom rKe I.) I or more children. Marv had two Ann. Martha married Samuel Cox'. I have no record of the girls' families. I come down the Francis Whcl- Whcl- I chel and Judith Davis family. You j Ur. John Whelchel and Abigail Davis family. Samuel, born May j 14. 1785, died John, borii j October 27, 1787. Fiances, born May , TM. William, born May j C, 17D:i. Judith, ' born June 18, 1797. John, Frances und Mrs (Judith Whelchel McAdams were their only surviving children in 8")i:. Samuel Whelchel, oldest son of Dr. John Whelchel and Abigail Davis, was born May 14, 178"i, married Mary Crowley July 1811. She was born January 17, 1792 and died at the ripe old age of 75 or 80 vears. Her seoitoul husband was Thomas Ownby, ftj-t ftj-t ftj-t cousin to her first husband and son of Elizabeth Whelchel Ownby, Whelchel children: William, born June 22, 1813; Delilia, born April 28, 1815; John, born August 22, 181 7 ; Nancy, born January '31, 1820; Samuel Davis, born June 1822. William, son of Samuel Whelchel Whelchel and Mary Crowley, married Mary Martin. Children: Samuel, married Carrie Mabrey; Delila, single; Thomas, married first Sarah Sarah Cameron, second Mattie Carson; Carson; Sarah Elizabeth, married Jonah Blaten; Mary, married O. H. H. Cleary; Nancy, married' W. H. Pennington; Judith, married J. T. Cleary; Joe, married Addie Mabry; Etta, married John Painter: Painter: William, married Sarah Ken- Ken- nett. John Thomas, third child ; of William Whelchel and Mary Martin, Martin, married first Sarah Ann Cameron. Cameron. Children: William, married Ida Patterson, John, married Sal-lie Sal-lie Sal-lie Hames; Etta, married William Grubb; Samuel, married Catiline Catiline Spencer; Joseph Walton, married married Bessie Spencer; Alonzo H., married Folson Wilson; Maggie, married W. H. Pettit; Eddie Lee, married Essie Self. This is only a part of Dr. John Whelchel and Abigail Davis' oldest oldest son Samuel's family. Dr. John Uhelchel and Abigail Davis's second son, John, born October 27, 1787; married Miss Tate. Children: Didemea, married Jerushie Grubb; Marion, married Nicie Neal; Pinckney, married Mary Hawkins; Milliam, married married Nannie Hawkins; Wesley, married Miss Spencer. Francis. Born May 2, 1790. Third son of Dr. John and Abigail Abigail Davis. Married Nancy Crowley, Crowley, a sister of his brother Samuel's Samuel's wife. William, fourth son of Dr.'ohn Whelchel and Abigail Davis; Jvfar-ried Jvfar-ried Jvfar-ried his first cousin, Keziah Whelchel. Whelchel. She was a daughter of Davis Davis Whelchel and Nancy Barns. Judith, the youngest child of Dr. John Whelchel1 and Abigail Davis, was born June 18, 1797. Married Daniel McAdams. Children: Children: Elizabeth, married Joel Wood; Malissa, married first Nath Patterson, second Rice Smith; Minerva, married Francis Wrhel-chel, Wrhel-chel, Wrhel-chel, her cousin; Pinckney, married married Nancy Tate; Catherine, married married John Bryant. The first Francis Whelchel in America and his four loyal sons all served in the War of the Revolution. (See File 6498-2. 6498-2. 6498-2. Washington, D. C, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Pensions, National No. 90504, National No. 118571.) These ancestors and their neighbors fought many battles and established for themselves and their posterity the rights of a separate and independent country, country, and in consecrating the fundamental fundamental principles of civil and religious liberty as the cornerstone cornerstone of their polity, our fathers planted the seeds from which we, their children, may hope to gather, gather, under the blessings iSAthat Providence which has 0 emi nently watched over us an abundant abundant harvest of individual and social happiness.