Two Whittington brothers came to Jackson County, MS in 1827 from Georgia.
Burrell Green Whittington, Jr, born 1787 and wife Nancy Wells and Rev. William K. Whittington born 1789, and wife Mary Strickland. They were sons of Rev War soldier Burrell Green Whittington, Sr.,
born 1757 Albermarle Parish, VA; son of Edward Whittington and Penelope Green.
These Whittington’s from Bryan County, GA came here following Burrell, Jr 's father-in-law Henry Wells, born 1771, who had settled here near 3 rivers in 1811 from GA.
Burrell G. Whittington, Jr. 1787-1860s md 1811 in Tattnall County, GA to Nancy Wells 1797-1860’s Children:
(Note:) Most of this family moved to Calcasieu and Washington Parish, LA in 1850’s .
Rev. William K. Whittington, born 1789, died Jackson County, MS; 1845 md Mary Strickland in Liberty County, GA. He was a Methodist circuit Rider.
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