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1.  HENRY CLAY WHITLEY was born 1797 in NC, and died in Fayette Co., AL.  He married NANCY BRIDGES.  She was born 1793 in NC, and died in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of HENRY WHITLEY and NANCY BRIDGES are:

i.
ANNIE WHITLEY.
2.
ii.
ALLEN WHITLEY, b. 1820, NC.
3.
iii.
WILLIAM WHITLEY, b. 1824; d. 1855, Fayette Co., AL.
4.
iv.
FRANCES ELIZABETH WHITLEY, b. 1832, NC; d. Oct 1899, Fayette Co., AL.

v.
NOAH WHITLEY, b. 1832.
5.
vi.
JASPER NEWTON WHITLEY, b. 1839, NC; d. 02 Jan 1892, Fayette Co., AL.
6.
vii.
ELIZABETH JANE WHITLEY, b. 14 May 1843, NC; d. 03 Mar 1904, Fayette Co., AL.

viii.
MIRIAM WHITLEY, b. 1845; m. WILLIAM J. WILLIFORD, 05 Mar 1869, Fayette Co., AL.
7.
ix.
HENRY CLAY WHITLEY Jr., b. 01 Sep 1849, Cherokee Co., GA; d. 25 Feb 1941, Fayette Co., AL.




Generation No. 2

2.  ALLEN WHITLEY was born 1820 in NC.  He married MARY FRANCES JENKINS, Abt. 1850, daughter of LEWIS JENKINS and MARY SANDERS.  She was born Abt. 1818 in NC.

Children of ALLEN WHITLEY and MARY JENKINS are:
8.
i.
ROBERT NOAH WHITLEY, b. 1852, GA; d. May 1915, Fayette Co., AL.

ii.
ELIZABETH WHITLEY, b. 1852.

iii.
MARY J.S. WHITLEY, b. 1853, AL; m. JAMES HERRIN, 18 Jan 1889, Fayette Co., AL.
9.
iv.
ANN FRANCES WHITLEY, b. 1857, Fayette Co., AL; d. 1944.

v.
PERTHENIA WHITLEY, b. 1858, Fayette Co., AL; m. WILLIAM EARNEST, 25 Jun 1885, Fayette Co., AL.





3.  WILLIAM WHITLEY was born 1824, and died 1855 in Fayette Co., AL.  He married NANCY EMILINE TREADAWAY, in Union, NC.  She was born 08 May 1824 in NC, and died 01 Oct 1902 in Studdards Crossroads, Fayette Co., AL.

Children of WILLIAM WHITLEY and NANCY TREADAWAY are:
         10.    i.  MARY JANE WHITLEY, b. 18 Feb 1847, NC; d. 27 May 1929, AL.
                 ii.  SARAH ANN WHITLEY, b. 1853, AL; m. R.H. HENDON, 29 Dec 1887, Fayette Co., AL.


 


4.  FRANCES ELIZABETH WHITLEY was born 1832 in NC, and died Oct 1899 in Fayette Co., AL.  She married JESSE LAWRENCE, Abt. 1857, son of ALEXANDER LAWRENCE and NANCY --?--.  He was born 1837 in AL, and died 07 Feb 1908.

Children of FRANCES WHITLEY and JESSE LAWRENCE are:
11.
i.
MARTHA ANNE LAWRENCE, b. 1858, AL; d. May 1936, Walker Co. AL.
12.
ii.
ELIZABETH J. LAWRENCE, b. Jun 1859, AL.
13.
iii.
MARY F. LAWRENCE, b. 1864.

iv.
CYRES M. LAWRENCE, b. 1868; d. 22 Dec 1910; m. ELIZABETH FILES.

v.
ARMINDA "Rindy" LAWRENCE, b. 1870.

vi.
MARINDA A. "Mindy" LAWRENCE, b. 1875, Fayette Co., AL; m. JAMES ENIS, 11 Dec 1887, Fayette Co., AL.



 

5.  JASPER NEWTON WHITLEY was born 1839 in NC, and died 02 Jan 1892 in Fayette Co., AL, buried Old Panter Cemetery, Fayette Co., AL..  He married MATILDA PANTER, 21 Mar 1867 in Fayette, AL, daughter of CALVIN PANTER and LUCINDA LAWRENCE.  She was born 1848 in Fayette Co., AL, and died in Oklahoma Territory.

Children of JASPER WHITLEY and MATILDA PANTER are:

i.
ELONZO WHITLEY.
14.
ii.
NOAH WHITLEY, b. Apr 1868.

iii.
FRANCES WHITLEY, b. Jun 1870; m. J.F. THORNTON, 01 Jul 1888, Fayette Co., AL.

iv.
CORDELA WHITLEY, b. Dec 1872, Fayette Co., AL; d. OK; m. (1) J.J. BENNETT; m. (2) LOUIS D. FROST, 13 Sep 1891, Walker Co, AL.

v.
MARY J. WHITLEY, b. Sep 1874.

vi.
ELIZABETH WHITLEY, b. Nov 1876.

vii.
JASPER N. WHITLEY Jr., b. Aug 1879, Fayette Co., AL; d. 08 Apr 1927, Porum, Muskogee Co., OK; m. ISABELLE FRANCES DANDRIDGE, Indian Territory; b. 28 Aug 1882, Howard Co., AR; d. 31 May 1976, Stigler, Haskell Co., OK.


 


6.  ELIZABETH JANE WHITLEY was born 14 May 1843 in NC, and died 03 Mar 1904 in Fayette Co., AL.  She married CLEMENT ANDREW HAMNER, 1859 in Fayette Co., AL, son of WALTER HAMNER and MARY SPENCER.  He was born Abt. 1836 in Marion Co., AL, and died 24 Aug 1913 in Walker Co., AL.

Children of ELIZABETH WHITLEY and CLEMENT HAMNER are:

i.
MARY HAMNER, b. 1863, AL.

ii.
SAVANNAH ROSALINE HAMNER, b. 1867, AL; m. ANDREW JACKSON "Drew" WRIGHT, 26 Sep 1886, Fayette Co., AL; b. 23 May 1862.
15.
iii.
WILLIAM HARVEY HAMNER, b. 01 Jan 1869, AL.

iv.
ALICE HAMNER, b. 1873, AL.

v.
EMILY F. HAMNER, b. 1878, AL.

vi.
CLEMENT CLAYTON HAMNER, b. 1882, AL; d. Mar 1934, AL.



 

7.  HENRY CLAY "Henn" WHITLEY Jr. was born 01 Sep 1849 in Cherokee Co., GA, and died 25 Feb 1941 in Fayette Co., AL.  He married NANCY JANE KILGORE, 19 Sep 1870 in Fayette Co., AL, daughter of JOHN KILGORE and LAFATIE "Fatima" TIREY.  She was born 17 May 1850 in AL, and died 18 Mar 1930 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of HENRY WHITLEY and NANCY KILGORE are:

i.
WILLIAM JASPER WHITLEY, b. 29 Apr 1871, Fayette Co., AL; d. 11 Jun 1898, Fayette Co., AL.
16.
ii.
SAVANAH E. WHITLEY, b. 20 Feb 1873, Fayette Co., AL; d. 04 Oct 1963, Fayette Co., AL.

iii.
EMMA JANE WHITLEY, b. Sep 1875, Fayette Co., AL; d. 17 Jun 1971, Fayette Co., AL; m. HOWARD WILEY ROBERTS; b. 16 Jan 1901; d. 29 Jan 1971, Fayette Co., AL.

iv.
HENRY J. WHITLEY, b. 28 Oct 1877; d. 02 Aug 1879.

v.
ROSCO L. WHITLEY, b. 10 Dec 1880, Fayette Co., AL; d. 15 Jul 1934, Fayette Co., AL.
17.
vi.
COLUMBUS MOSCO WHITLEY, b. 19 Feb 1882, Fayette Co., AL; d. 26 Apr 1958, Fayette Co., AL.
18.
vii.
NANCY LULA WHITLEY, b. Feb 1884, Fayette Co., AL; d. 09 Aug 1971, Fayette Co., AL.
19.
viii.
EUGENE WHITLEY, b. 05 Feb 1885, Fayette Co., AL; d. 30 Jan 1915, Fayette Co., AL.

ix.
ELIZIE HARRISON WHITLEY, b. 05 Aug 1889; d. 05 Nov 1912, Fayette Co., AL.

x.
EARLEY AUSTIN WHITLEY, b. Dec 1892, Fayette Co., AL; m. MYRTIE NORRIS.
20.
xi.
MYRTIE ANN WHITLEY, b. Jan 1894, Fayette Co., AL; d. 1975, Fayette Co., AL.

xii.
FANNY DELLA WHITLEY, b. 15 Aug 1896, Fayette Co., AL; d. 26 Sep 1980, Fayette Co., AL.




Generation No. 3

8.  ROBERT NOAH WHITLEY was born 1852 in GA, and died May 1915 in Fayette Co., AL.  He married (1) RACHAEL JOINER HAMNER, 29 Feb 1872 in Fayette Co., AL, daughter of WALTER HAMNER and MARY SPENCER.  She was born 1851 in AL.  He married (2) SARAH M. FOWLER, 31 Jan 1895, daughter of MASTON FOWLER and MARY NELSON.  She was born 1856, and died 11 Aug 1927 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of ROBERT WHITLEY and RACHAEL HAMNER are:
i.
NOAH EM WHITLEY, b. 1873, Fayette Co., AL; d. Abt. 1894, Fayette Co., AL.
ii.
MARY ETTA WHITLEY, b. 1875, Fayette Co., AL; d. 1952, Carbon Hill, Walker Co., AL; m. ISAAC COLEMAN FOWLER, 29 Jan 1898, Fayette Co., AL; b. 08 Jul 1874; d. Aug 1977, Carbon Hill, AL.
iii.
MAZURA ELIZABETH "Betty" WHITLEY, b. Jun 1877, AL; d. 10 Mar 1934, Fayette, AL; m. DAVID MARTIN "Mart" STUDDARD, 07 Nov 1894, Fayette, AL; b. 13 Oct 1874, AL; d. 21 Oct 1933, Fayette, AL.
iv.
ALLEN W. WHITLEY, b. 1880.
v.
MAUDE J. WHITLEY, b. 08 Sep 1884, Fayette Co., AL; d. 27 Dec 1965, Malden, MO; m. NOAH HAMPTON PARRIS, 1904; b. 05 May 1883; d. 13 Jun 1958, Malden, MO.
vi.
CLAUDE CLEM WHITLEY, b. 08 Sep 1884, Fayette Co., AL; d. 24 Jul 1968, Vergennes, Jackson Co., IL; m. MARTHA ELIZABETH PARRIS, 17 Dec 1905, AL; b. 17 Dec 1885, Fayette Co., AL; d. 24 Mar 1926, DuQuoin, IL.

 

 

9.  ANN FRANCES WHITLEY was born 1857 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 1944.  She married (Rev.) BEN JOHNSON, 26 Jul 1873 in Fayette Co., AL.  He was born 1854, and died 1911.

Children of ANN WHITLEY and BEN JOHNSON are:
                  i.  SARAH JOHNSON, b. 01 Aug 1874; d. Mar 1923.
                 ii.  LARKIN JOHNSON.

 



10.  MARY JANE WHITLEY was born 18 Feb 1847 in NC, and died 27 May 1929 in AL, buried Feltman Family Cemetery, Fayette Co., AL.  She married BENJAMIN J. FELTMAN, 05 Oct 1867 in Fayette Co., AL, son of JACOB FELTMAN and ELVIRA TRAWICK.  He was born 12 Nov 1842, and died 18 Feb 1913 in AL, buried Feltman Family Cemetery.

Children of MARY WHITLEY and BENJAMIN FELTMAN are:
i.
GEORGE W. FELTMAN, b. 1869.
ii.
ELVIRA K. FELTMAN, b. 1872.
iii.
JERIMIAH F. FELTMAN, b. 1875.
iv.
ROSCO A.H. FELTMAN, b. 1876.
v.
SOLOMON WACO FELTMAN, b. 1878, AL; d. 15 Dec 1972, Carbon Hill, Walker Co., AL.
vi.
WILLIAM A. FELTMAN, b. Apr 1880.

 
 


11.  MARTHA ANNE LAWRENCE was born 1858 in AL, and died May 1936 in Walker Co., AL.  She married RILEY NEWTON WILLIS, 08 Jan 1874 in Fayette Co., AL, son of RILEY WILLIS and JANE RUTLEDGE.  He was born 1851 in AL, and died Mar 1933 in Walker Co., AL.

Children of MARTHA LAWRENCE and RILEY WILLIS are:
                  i.  M.J. WILLIS, b. 1877.
                 ii.  JESSE N. WILLIS, b. 1880.
                 iii.  DAVID S. WILLIS, b. 1885.

 

 

12.  ELIZABETH J. LAWRENCE was born Jun 1859 in AL.  She married ALFRED PARRIS, 29 Apr 1875 in Fayette Co., AL, son of NOAH PARRIS and MARY ANN --?--.  He was born Mar 1856 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of ELIZABETH LAWRENCE and ALFRED PARRIS are:
i.
NOAH HAMPTON PARRIS, b. 05 May 1883; d. 13 Jun 1958, Malden, MO; m. MAUDE J. WHITLEY, 1904; b. 08 Sep 1884, Fayette Co., AL; d. 27 Dec 1965, Malden, MO.
ii.
MARTHA ELIZABETH PARRIS, b. 17 Dec 1885, Fayette Co., AL; d. 24 Mar 1926, DuQuoin, IL; m. CLAUDE CLEM WHITLEY, 17 Dec 1905, AL; b. 08 Sep 1884, Fayette Co., AL; d. 24 Jul 1968, Vergennes, Jackson Co., IL.



 

13.  MARY F. LAWRENCE was born 1864.  She married WILLIAM SAMUEL ENIS, 06 Mar 1884 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of MARY LAWRENCE and WILLIAM ENIS are:
i.
JERRY D. ENIS, b. 02 Feb 1885; d. 28 Sep 1964; m. JOHANNA "Jodi" RUTLEDGE, Abt. 1912, Fayette Co., AL; b. 25 Aug 1883; d. 26 Jan 1924, Fayette Co., AL.
ii.
CURTIS ENIS, b. 17 Nov 1891; d. 15 Sep 1966; m. MARY TIDWELL; b. 06 Feb 1897; d. 16 Aug 1968.
iii.
OWEN ENIS, b. 18 Apr 1899.
iv.
EULA VIVIAN ENIS.

 

 

14.  NOAH WHITLEY was born Apr 1868.  He married MARY E. EDMONDS, 11 Jun 1886 in Fayette Co., AL, daughter of JOHN EDMONDS and MINERVA STUDDARD.  She was born 20 Nov 1869 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 06 Dec 1940 in Nauvoo, Walker Co., AL.

Children of NOAH WHITLEY and MARY EDMONDS are:
i.
ELZIE WHITLEY, b. 1889.
ii.
TEMPIE RUTH WHITLEY, b. 1892, Fayette Co., AL; d. 1980, Winston Co., AL; m. JAMES FREDERICK SETLIFF, 1909, Winston Co., AL.
iii.
LULA BELLE WHITLEY, b. 1895.

 
 


15.  WILLIAM HARVEY HAMNER was born 01 Jan 1869 in AL.  He married LAVONIA B. "Bonie" TITTLE, daughter of JAMES TITTLE and CATHERINE CARROLL.  She was born 02 Jan 1870 in Walker Co., AL.

Children of WILLIAM HAMNER and LAVONIA TITTLE are:
                  i.  SNOW HAMNER, m. EUNICE LARIMORE McCALEB; b. 17 Feb 1898.
                 ii.  POWELL HAMNER, b. 03 Dec 1895.

 

 

16.  SAVANAH E. WHITLEY was born 20 Feb 1873 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 04 Oct 1963 in Fayette Co., AL.  She married W.M.C. ATKINS.  He was born 19 Aug 1868, and died 23 Dec 1949.

Children of SAVANAH WHITLEY and W. ATKINS are:
                  i.  HENRY ATKINS.
                 ii.  HOLLIE ATKINS.
                iii.  TRAVIS ATKINS.
                iv.  WILLIAM ATKINS.
                 v.  EMMA ATKINS.
                vi.  DELLA ATKINS.

 

 

17.  COLUMBUS MOSCO WHITLEY was born 19 Feb 1882 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 26 Apr 1958 in Fayette Co., AL.  He married LOU ELLA COONER, daughter of BEN COONER.  She was born 03 May 1890 in Walker Co., AL, and died 20 May 1963 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of COLUMBUS WHITLEY and LOU COONER are:
                  i.  RUBY E. WHITLEY, b. 1908.
                 ii.  THOMAS CECIL "Tom" WHITLEY.
                iii.  HENRY HARRISON "J.D." WHITLEY.
                iv.  CLARA MAE WHITLEY.
                 v.  EUGENE DANIEL WHITLEY.
                vi.  C. AARON WHITLEY.
               vii.  IRENE KING WHITLEY.

 

 

18.  NANCY LULA WHITLEY was born Feb 1884 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 09 Aug 1971 in Fayette Co., AL.  She married HENRY ENIS.

Child of NANCY WHITLEY and HENRY ENIS is:
                  i.  EULA MAE ENIS.

 

 

19.  EUGENE "Gener" WHITLEY was born 05 Feb 1885 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 30 Jan 1915 in Fayette Co., AL.  He married VELAUTA "Vollie" McDONALD.

Children of EUGENE WHITLEY and VELAUTA MCDONALD are:
                  i.  HENRY C. WHITLEY, b. 1907.
                 ii.  MYRTLE WHITLEY, b. 1909.
                iii.  WILLIAM M. WHITLEY, b. 1913.
                iv.  NANCY WHITLEY, b. 1915.

 

 

20.  MYRTIE ANN WHITLEY was born Jan 1894 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 1975 in Fayette Co., AL.  She married ARTHUR JACKSON SAWYER, son of WILLIAM SAWYER and MARGARET HENDON.  He was born 23 Sep 1893 in Fayette Co., AL, and died 23 Jul 1944 in Fayette Co., AL.

Children of MYRTIE WHITLEY and ARTHUR SAWYER are:
i.
HENRY BEDFORD SAWYER, b. 17 Apr 1921, AL; d. 04 Sep 1971, Fayette Co., AL; m. BETTY GUTHRIE.
ii.
LULA MAE SAWYER, b. 1923; m. JOHNNY DAVIS.
iii.
ARTHUR SAWYER Jr., b. 1927; m. RUTH RUTLEDGE.


 
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