James Whitsett Sr

before 1747–about 1790 (Age 43)
Dilltown, East Wheatfield Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Whitsett Sr was born before 1747, in Dilltown, East Wheatfield Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Whitsett, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Dawson, was 37. He married Mary Moore before 1768, in Orange, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died about 1790, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

James Whitsett Sr
1747–1790
Mary Moore
1752–
Marriage: before 1768
James Whitsett Jr
1768–1850
John Whitsett
1774–
William Whitsett
1778–
Catherine Whitsett
1780–
John Whitsett
1792–1856

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
before 1768
Orange, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Male1768–1850Male

    John Whitsett

    Male1774–Male

    William Whitsett

    Male1778–Male

    Catherine Whitsett

    Female1780–Female

    Male1792–1856Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1711–1786Male

    Elizabeth Dawson

    Female1709–1750Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1747–1790Male

    William Whitsett

    Male1758–Male

    Adam Whitsett

    Male1762–Male

    John Whitsett

    Male1764–Male

    Martha Whitsett

    Female1766–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 29

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 34

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; possibly a habitational name from Witsett Farm near Leominster, Herefordshire.

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

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Sources (2)

  • James in entry for Mary Moore, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Estate Sale for Widow Whitsett

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