Robert B. Whitehead

Brief Life History of Robert B.

When Robert B. Whitehead was born in 1774, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Andrew Whitehead, was 5 and his mother, Mary Ruth Whitted Waters, was 22. He married Nancy Caroline Annie McMullin on 14 December 1789, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Hillsborough, Orange, North Carolina, United States in 1800. He died on 30 July 1839, in Hillsboro, Jefferson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Jefferson, Missouri, United States.

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Robert B. Whitehead
1774–1839
Nancy Caroline Annie McMullin
1775–1850
Marriage: 14 December 1789
Rebecca Patsy Whitehead
1790–1831
James Whitehead
1809–
Sarah Whitehead
1795–1863
Ruth Whitehead
1796–1856
Rebecca Whitehead
1796–1880
Rebecca Whitehead
1796–1890
Nancy Mary Whitehead
1798–
Martha Whitehead
1801–1844
Thomas M Whitehead
1801–1860
Samuel Asa Whitehead
1803–1857
Sarah Whitehead
1804–1839
Ruth Whitehead
1807–1856
James Whitehead
1807–1829
John S Whitehead
1807–1847
Martha Whitehead
1808–

Sources (6)

  • Robert Whitehead, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Robert Whitted, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Robert en el registro de James Whitehead, "Inglaterra, Yorkshire, Transcripciones del obispo, 1547-1957"

World Events (8)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

North Carolina is the 12th state.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English whit ‘white’ + hed ‘head’ (Old English hwīt + hēafod), denoting a person with white or fair hair. Occasionally perhaps from Middle English whīt ‘white’ + hod ‘hood’ (Old English hwīt + hōd).

Irish: adopted by erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ (see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of German Weisshaupt (see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf (see Weiskopf ).

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

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