Michael Whitmire Jr

8 February 1765–1 July 1819 (Age 54)
Pickens, Pendleton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Whitmire Jr was born on 8 February 1765, in Pickens, Pendleton, South Carolina, United States, his father, Michael Whitmire Sr., was 32 and his mother, Catherine "Cath" Appel or Powell or Redlacker, was 36. He married Nancy Christina Epperly in 1786, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 1 July 1819, in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Dacusville, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Michael Whitmire Jr
Nancy Christina Epperly
Marriage: 1786
Rebecca Whitmire
Elizabeth Whitmire
Jeremiah Whitmire
Catherine Whitmire
Michael Whitmire III
Martin Whitmire

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Christina Epperly


South Carolina, United States


    Rebecca Whitmire


    Elizabeth Whitmire


    Catherine Whitmire


    Jeremiah Whitmire


    Michael Whitmire III


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+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

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

Age 11

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 16

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

Americanized form of German Wittmeyer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michael Whitmire Junior, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Michael Whitmire recorded inventory, Pendleton Co. (SC) Will Book C, p. 114
  • Michael Whitmire recorded will, Pendleton Co. (SC) Will Book C, p. 101

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