Willis Richard Whatley Jr

8 May 1802–1875 (Age 72)
Edgefield, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Willis Richard

When Willis Richard Whatley Jr was born on 8 May 1802, in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States, his father, Reverend Willis Whatley Senior, was 32 and his mother, Rebecca Corley, was 32. He married Elizabeth Fletcher Simmons on 28 June 1820, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Clarke, Alabama, United States in 1830 and Florida, United States in 1870. He died in 1875, in Taylor, Florida, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Willis Richard Whatley Jr
1802–1875
Lucy Catherine Randall
1821–1905
Marriage: about 1847
Charity Elizabeth Whatley
1846–1928
Ryan Whatley
1854–
Isabella Whatley
1858–1886
Washington Whatley
1864–
Richard Whatley
1849–
William Newman Whatley
1852–1926
Lucy Johanna Whatley
1856–1933
lucy whatley brown
1861–1933
George W Whatley
1865–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1847
Baldwin, Alabama, United States
children

(9)

    Charity Elizabeth Whatley

    Female1846–1928Female

    Richard Whatley

    Male1849–Male

    William Newman Whatley

    Male1852–1926Male

    Ryan Whatley

    Male1854–Male

    Female1856–1933Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Lewis Whatley

    Male1790–1875Male

    Martha Whatley

    Female1795–Female

    Male1802–1875Male

    Walter R Whatley

    Male1804–1866Male

    Eulicius R. Whatley

    Male1806–1872Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 17

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 20

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + lēah ‘(woodland) clearing’, as for example Whatley in Somerset, Whately in Warwickshire, or any of the places mentioned at Wheatley .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willis Whalley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Willis Whatley, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Willis R Whatley, "United States Census, 1870"

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