When John Wesley Whitlock was born in 1847, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, his father, Pleasant Samuel Whitlock, was 24 and his mother, Parthena S Hines, was 21. He married Mary Elizabeth Nance on 9 March 1872, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 13 February 1886, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 39.
nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). Compare Sherlock .
from the Middle English personal name Whitlak (Old English Wihtlāc, from wiht ‘creature’ + lāc ‘sport, game’).