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My Father Charles Hugh Whitaker with my sister and I taken 1945

 

Ancestors of Charles Hugh Whitaker

Generation No. 1
1.  Charles Hugh Whitaker, born Nov 28, 1912 in Conyers, Rockdale Co., Ga.; died Feb 04, 1958 in Tampa, Fla..  He was the son of 2. Arthur Whitaker and 3. Ella Tucker.  He married (1) Hilda Juliette Taylor May 14, 1938 in Perry, Taylor Co., Fla..  She was born Jan 05, 1919 in Perry, Taylor Co., Fla., and died Jan 24, 1995 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., Fla..  She was the daughter of Clarence Frederick Taylor and Myrtle Hart Faulkner.  He married (2) Ruth Daniels 1949.  She was born 1903.

Generation No. 2
2.  Arthur Whitaker, born Apr 13, 1866 in Rockdale Co., Ga.; died Jul 17, 1941 in Rockdale Co., Ga..  He was the son of 4. Arnold Whitaker and 5. Martha Ann Thorn.  He married 3. Ella Tucker.
3.  Ella Tucker, born 1870 in Rockdale Co., Ga.; died Dec 01, 1937 in Rockdale Co., Ga..  She was the daughter of 6. Madison Tucker and 7. Amanda Evelina Mitchell.

Children of Arthur Whitaker and Ella Tucker are:
i. Arnold Madison Whitaker, died Nov 03, 1949 in Conyers, Rockdale Co., Ga; married Ethleen Veal
ii. Carrie Velta Whitaker, married Ralph Cornwell
iii. Ella Sue Whitaker, married W. E. McMillan
iv. Emma Winifred Whitaker, married (1) Dewitt Thompson; married (2) Carl Lefler
v. Martha Larue Whitaker, married George Fee Alexander
vi. Mary Alta Whitaker, married Tom Sawyer
vii. Sara Arthur Whitaker, married (1) Doc Jones; married (2) Chilson
viii. Julia Evelyn Whitaker, born Jun 20, 1903; died 1987 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., Fla; married Howard Bostick Gibson Oct 29, 1927; died 1977 in Jacksonville, Duval Co., Fla..
1 ix. Charles Hugh Whitaker, born Nov 28, 1912 in Conyers, Rockdale Co., Ga.; died Feb 04, 1958 in Tampa, Fla; married (1) Hilda Juliette Taylor May 14, 1938 in Perry, Taylor Co., Fla; married (2) Ruth Daniels 1949.

Arnold Whitaker and his second wife Tabitha Middlebrooks

Arnold Whitaker and his second wife Tabitha Middlebrooks

Generation No. 3
4.  Arnold Whitaker, born Jul 13, 1828 in Walton Co., Ga.; died Jan 20, 1910.  He was the son of  Walton John Whitaker and  Frances W. Formby.  On December 29, 1853 he married  Martha Ann Thorn; 2nd - Tabitha Middlebrooks.
5.  Martha Ann Thorn  She was the daughter of  Ephriam Thorn and  Leticia Luisa Reynolds.

Notes for Arnold Whitaker:
Enlisted 53rd Regiment Georgia in 1862.  Served 3 years during Civil War.
He was a member of The Primitive Baptist Church in Holly Springs, Georgia in 1867 and later joined the Bald Rock Church by transfer of letter in 1872.
Children of Arnold Whitaker and Martha Thorn are:
i. Arnold Greene Whitaker, married Etheleen Veal
ii. Columbus Whitaker
iii. Effie Dola Whitaker
iv. Erastus Whitaker
v. John Ephriam Whitaker, married Miss Vaughn
vi. Martha Ann Whitaker
vii. Susan Emily Whitaker, married John Almand
Notes for John Almand:
He was a banker and sheriff in Rockdale County.
2 viii. Arthur Whitaker, born Apr 13, 1866 in Rockdale Co., Ga.; died Jul 17, 1941 in Rockdale Co., Ga; married Ella Tucker

The following generations are from "Whitakers of the Home, Lancashire, England ".  Written by Judge Melvin Dodson Whitaker. Reprinted with his written permission.

Generation No. 4
8.  Walton John Whitaker, born Feb 27, 1780 in Halifax County, NC.  He was the son of  John Whitaker III and  Christain Benton.  He married Frances W. Formby Nov 28, 1815 in Oglethorpe Co, Georgia.
9.  Frances W. Formby, born Nov 30, 1796 in Virginia; died Oct 18, 1835 in Walton Co, Ga.  She was the daughter of 18. Nathan Formby and 19. Tabitha Echols.
Notes for Walton John Whitaker:
Died in outhouse.
Children of Walton Whitaker and Frances Formby are:
i. John Whitaker V, married Amanda "Mandy" Eddie Williams May 23, 1847 in Troup Co, Ga; born 1825.
ii. Emily B. Whitaker, born 1816 in Oglethorpe, Georgia; married ? Willingham
iii. William Whitaker, born Mar 16, 1816 in Troup or Carroll Co, Ga; married Malicia Elliot Nov 1838.
iv. Warren Whitaker, born 1818 in Carroll Co, Ga; married ? Philips
v. Walton Whitaker, born 1819 in Troup Co, Ga; married Julia Williams Feb 07, 1844 in Troup Co, Ga.
4 vi. Arnold Whitaker, born Jul 13, 1828 in Walton Co., Ga.; died Jan 20, 1910; married (1) Martha Ann Thorn; married (2) Tabitha Middlebrooks
vii. Fountain Whitaker, born Jan 04, 1831 in Henry Co Ga; died Feb 23, 1914 in Bartow Co Ga; married Julina M. Drummond Oct 14, 1858 in Class Co Ga; died Sep 1872.

Generation No. 5
16.  John Whitaker III, born May 12, 1747 in Halifax County, NC; died Jul 20, 1816 in Halifax County, Va.  He was the son of 32. Richard Whitaker and 33. Elizabeth Carey.  He married 17. Christain Benton Aug 09, 1770 in Halifax County, Va.
17.  Christain Benton, born Oct 03, 1755 in Edgecombe County, NC; died Dec 23, 1841 in Whitaker Burying Ground  Halifax Co, NC.  She was the daughter of 34. Absalom Benton.
Notes for John Whitaker III:
Colonel in Colonial Militia in American Revolution
DAR Lineage Book 6:248
Children of John Whitaker and Christain Benton are:
i. Eli Benton Whitaker, born Jun 29, 1771.
ii. James Whitaker, born Sep 01, 1773.
iii. Elizabeth Whitaker, born Jun 29, 1775.
 iv. Richard Whitaker, born Dec 31, 1777.
8 v. Walton John Whitaker, born Feb 27, 1780 in Halifax County, Va; married (1) Frances W. Formby Nov 28, 1815 in Oglethorpe Co, Georgia (2) Rebecca Wall in 1836
vi. Dr Carey Whitaker, born Nov 14, 1782.
vii. Martha Whitaker, born Jan 21, 1785.
viii. Absalom Benton Whitaker, born Sep 06, 1787.
ix. Wilson Carey Whitaker, born Nov 30, 1789.
x. Margaret Greene Whitaker, born Apr 17, 1793.

Generation No. 6
32.  Richard Whitaker, born 1720 in Warwick County, Va; died 1794 in Halifax County, NC.  He was the son of 64. John Whitaker and 65. Martha Gough.  He married 33. Elizabeth Carey Dec 28, 1740 in Warwick County, Va.
33.  Elizabeth Carey, born 1725 in Virginia; died 1801 in Halifax County,NC.  She was the daughter of 66. Thomas Carey and 67. Elizabeth Hinde.
Marriage Notes for Richard Whitaker and Elizabeth Carey:
Some records say their marriage date was Aug 9, 1740
Child of Richard Whitaker and Elizabeth Carey is:
16 i. John Whitaker III, born May 12, 1747 in Halifax County, Va; died Jul 20, 1816 in Halifax County, Va; married Christain Benton, Aug 09, 1770 in Halifax County, Va.
daughter of Absalom Benton  she was
born Oct 03, 1755 in Edgecombe County, NC; died Dec 23, 1841 in Whitaker Burying Ground  Halifax Co, NC.

Generation No. 7
64.  John Whitaker, born 1694 in Warwick County, Va; died in Warwick County, Va.  He was the son of 128. Captain Richard Whitaker and 129. Elizabeth Pyland.  He married 65. Martha Gough 1718 in Warwick County, Va.
65.  Martha Gough, born 1700 in Virginia.
Child of John Whitaker and Martha Gough is:
32 i. Richard Whitaker, born 1720 in Warwick County, Va; died 1794 in Halifax County, NC; married Elizabeth Carey Dec 28, 1740 in Warwick County, Va.

Generation No. 8
128.  Captain Richard Whitaker, born Bet. 1640 - 1643 in Warwick County, Va; died Bet. 1696 - 1704 in Warwick County, Va.  He was the son of 256. Col. or Lt Col William Whitaker and 257. Mary Elizabeth Camm.  He married 129. Elizabeth Pyland 1693 in Virginia.
129.  Elizabeth Pyland, born Bet. 1671 - 1674 in Isle of Wight, Va; died 1696.
Child of Richard Whitaker and Elizabeth Pyland is:
64 i. John Whitaker, born 1694 in Warwick County, Va; died in Warwick County, Va; married Martha Gough 1718 in Warwick County, Va.

Generation No. 9
256.  Col. or Lt Col William Whitaker, born 1617 in England; died 1672 in James City Co, Va.  He was the son of 512. Lt.  Capt. Jabez Whitaker and 513. (Lady) Mary M.Bourchier.  He married 257. Mary Elizabeth Camm.
257.  Mary Elizabeth Camm, born 1621 in England; died 1696 in Warwick Co, VA.
Notes for Mary Elizabeth Camm:
Another record lists her birthdate as 1640 in Warwick Co, VA but this is not possible because her son Richard Whitaker was born that year.
Child of William Whitaker and Mary Camm is:
128 i. Captain Richard Whitaker, born Bet. 1640 - 1643 in Warwick County, Va; died Bet. 1696 - 1704 in Warwick County, Va; married Elizabeth Pyland 1693 in Virginia.

Generation No. 10
 512.  Lt.  Capt. Jabez Whitaker, born 1595 in Cambridge, England; died 1626 in Virginia.  He was the son of 1024. Rev. William Whitaker and 1025. Joan Taylor.  He married 513. (Lady) Mary M.Bourchier 1616.
513.  (Lady) Mary M.Bourchier, born 1591 in Lambert Parish, England.  She was the daughter of 1026. Sir John Bourchier and 1027. Elizabeth Verney.
Notes for Lt.  Capt. Jabez Whitaker:
Lt. Capt. Jabez Whitaker of Cambridge, England and Jamestown, Va was a member of the House of Burgess from 1623-1624.
Member Colony Council of Virginia
Lt. Capt. of Army of the Colony of Virginia
Ref; DAR Register submitted by Mrs. Max Crodrey Griffin and Mrs. David Montgomery Jackson both of Mississippi.

Child of Jabez Whitaker and (Lady) M.Bourchier is:
256 i. Col. or Lt Col William Whitaker, born 1617 in England; died 1672 in James City Co, Va; married Mary Elizabeth Camm

Generation No. 11
1024.  Rev. William Whitaker, born 1548 in Holme, England; died Dec 04, 1595 in Holme, England.  He was the son of 2048. Thomas Whitaker and 2049. Elizabeth Nowell.  He married 1025. Joan Taylor.
1025.  Joan Taylor, born 1552 in Hanging, Gremston, England.
Child of William Whitaker and Joan Taylor is:
512 i. Lt.  Capt. Jabez Whitaker, born 1595 in Cambridge, England; died 1626 in Virginia; married (Lady) Mary M.Bourchier 1616.

Generation No. 12
2048.  Thomas Whitaker, born 1504 in Holme, England; died Aug 22, 1598 in Holme, England.  He was the son of 4096. Richard Whitaker and 4097. unknown39.  He married 2049. Elizabeth Nowell Feb 03, 1530 in Holme, England.
2049.  Elizabeth Nowell, born 1525 in Hanging, Gremston, England; died Dec 18, 1606.
Child of Thomas Whitaker and Elizabeth Nowell is:
1024 i. Rev. William Whitaker, born 1548 in Holme, England; died Dec 04, 1595 in Holme, England; married Joan Taylor

Generation No. 13
4096.  Richard Whitaker, born in Lancashire, England; died in Holme, England.  He was the son of Thomas Whitaker and Johanna.  He married 4097. unknown39.
4097.  unknown39
Child of Richard Whitaker and unknown39 is:
2048 i. Thomas Whitaker, born 1504 in Holme, England; died Aug 22, 1598 in Holme, England; married Elizabeth Nowell Feb 03, 1530 in Holme, England.

 

 

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