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The Whitt Family History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Whitt Family Journeys

            The Whitt family came to America from England.  The first two generations resided in Charles City County, VA.  Richard Whitt began the move westward.  His son, Richard was born between Goochland and Pittsylvania Counties, VA and this second Richard Whitt died in Montgomery County, VA in 1813.  There have been Whitts in the Montgomery County area for more than 185 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Whitts in the Census Records

 

VA in 1720 by T. L. C. Genealogy

All Whitts

Whitt, William   Henrico,  8:32

 

VA in 1740 by T. L. C. Genealogy

All Whitts

Whitt, Edward.   Prince George, 126

 

VA in 1760 by T. L. C. Genealogy

All Whitts

Whitt, Edward.   Cumberland,  18:224, 18:275

 

The 1787 Montgomery County, VA Tax Lists

All Whitts-None in Lists A & B

                        White Males     Blacks              Blacks              Horses, mares,             Cattle

                           16-21            Above 16         Under 16          colts & mules

Whitt, Robert         0                    0                      0                          0                             0

Whitt, Richard        2                    0                      0                          5                             4

Whitt, Hezekiah      0                    0                      0                          1                             4

Whitt, Archibald     0                    0                      0                          1                             2

 

1810 Montgomery Co., VA Census

All Whitts

Whitt, Richard

Males               1, age 45+

Females            1, age 45+

 

Whitt, Arch'd

Males               3, under 10;      2, age 10-16;   2, age 16-26;   1, age 45+

Females            1, under 10;      1, age 16-26;   1, age 26-45

 

Whitt, Abijah

Males               1, age 16-26;   1, age 26-45

Females            1, under 10;      1, age 10-16;   1, age 26-45

 

1820 Montgomery County, VA Census

All Whitts

Whitt, Archabald

Males               2, age 10-16;   1, age 16-26;   1, age 45+

Females            1, under 10;      1, age 10-16

 

Whitt, Abijah, Jr.

Males               1, under 10;      1, age 26-45

Females            1, under 10;      1, age 26-45

 

Whitt, John

Males               3, under 10;      1, age 10-16;   1, age 26-45

Females            1, age 26-45

 

Whitt, Hosekiah

Males               1, under 10;      1, age 16-26

Females            1, under 10;      1, age 16-26

 

Whitt, Abijah, Sr.

Males               1, age 10-16;   1, age 45+

Females            1, age 10-16;   1, age 16-26;   1, age 45+

 

Whitt, James

Males               1, age 16-26

Females            2, under 10;      1, age 16-26

 

1830 Montgomery County, VA Census

All Whitts

Whitt, Archibald, Sr.

Males               2, under 5;        2, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 60-70

Females            1, under 5;        1, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

 

Whitt, Abijah, Jr.

Males               1, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

Females            2, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     1, age 15-20;   1, age 30-40

 

Whitt, Hezekiah

Males               2, age 5-10;     1, age 20-30;   1, age 30-40

Females            2, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

 

Whitt, Abijah, Sr.

Males               1, under 5;        3, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40;   1, age 50-60   

Females            2, age 5-10;     1, age 20-30;   1, age 30-40;   1, age 50-60

 

Whitt, Jonas

Males               1, under 5;        1, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

Females            2, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     2, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

 

Whitt, James

Males               1, under 5;        1, age 30-40

Females            2, under 5;        3, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 30-40

 

1840 Montgomery County, VA Census

All Whitts

Whitt, Hezekiah

Males               2, age 5-10;     1, age 15-20;   1, age 20-30;   1, age 40-50

Females            2, age 10-15;   1, age 15-20;   1, age 40-50

 

Whitte, Abijah

Males               1, under 5;        2, age 5-10;     2, age 15-20;   1, age 20-30;   1, age 40-50

Females            1, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 15-20;   1, age 40-50

 

Whitt, James

Males               1, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     1, age 10-15;   1, age 40-50   

Females            1, under 5;        1, age 5-10;     2, age 10-15;   2, age 15-20;   1, age 40-50

 

1850 Montgomery County, VA Census

All Whitts

p. 24, #320/320                                                                                   POB

Whitt, Abijah                59        Farmer $2000 Real Estate                    VA

            Nancy              57                                                                    VA

            Nancy S.          23                                                                    VA      

            Mary J. R.        21                                                                    VA      

            Joseph B.         18        Farmer (24th VA INF)                         VA      

            John C.            16        Farmer (24th VA INF)                         VA      

            Martin L.          14                    (54th VA INF)                         VA

            Wilhelmina          7

 

p. 26, #344/344

Whitt, Hezekiah            54        Farmer $4500 Real Estate                    VA

            Sarah               56                                                                    VA

            Jeremiah           27        Farmer (54th VA INF)                         VA

            Lockett            24                                                                    VA

            Sarah               21                                                                    VA

            Hezekiah          17        Farmer                                                 VA

            Milburn            15                    (54th VA INF)                         VA

 

p. 26, #354/354

Whitt, Fleming              24        Farmer (54th VA INF)                         VA      

            Mary                25                                                                    VA      

            Sarah C.             3                                                                    VA

            Mary J.            11/12                                                               VA

 

 

p. 27, #357/357

Whitt, John                   30                                                                    VA

            Pamelia            30                                                                    VA

            Cynthia M.         2                                                                    VA      

            Mary C.           6/12                                                                 VA

 

p. 48, #646/646

Whitt, Susan                 22        (Living with the Roop Family)

 

1850 Pulaski County, VA Census

p. 242, #291/299

Whitt, James                 53        Farmer                                     VA

            Susannah          53                                                        VA      

            Amanda           21                                                        VA

            Sarah               17                                                        VA

            Archabald        16        Laborer(24th VA INF)             VA

            Burgess            20                    (24th VA INF)             VA

            Marnada          13                                                        VA

            James               11                    (24th VA INF)             VA

            Abijah                6                    (24th VA INF)             VA

                                               

1860 Montgomery County, VA Census

All Whitts

p. 646, #637/593

Whitt, Hezekiah B.       63        Farmer $5500-Real Estate        $150-Pers. Prop.         VA

            Jeremiah P.       37        Farmer   250                                                                VA

            Hezekiah          28        Farmer   250                                                                VA

            Milburn            25        Farmer   250                                                                VA      

            Lomey  (F)       30                                                                                            VA

 

p. 646, #636/592

Whitt, Martin L.            24        Farmer               $25    VA

            Ruth S.             16                                            NC

 

p. 647, #642/598

Whitt, John H.              42        Farmer             $175    VA

            Pamelia A.        41                                            VA

            Cynthia M.       11                                            VA

            Sarah V.           10                                            VA

            Nancy J.             9                                            VA

            Alexander           6                                            VA

            Margaret            4                                            VA

            Naomi E.          9/12                                         VA

 

p. 648, #655\610

Whitt, Rhoda                38                                $30      VA

            Wilhelmina        16                                            VA

            Amos               12                                            VA

            Rush F.              9                                            VA

            Newton              8                                            VA

            Leander              4                                            VA

            Truman               2                                            VA

            Mary                2/12                                         VA

 

p. 649, #657\612

Whitt, Eliza                   45                                $30      VA

            Thomas            10                                            VA

            William               8                                            VA

 

p. 653, #693\646

Whitt, Fleming J.           33        Laborer            $75      VA

            Mary                33                                            VA

            Sarah C.           12                                            VA

            Mary J.            10                                            VA

            Elijah H.             8                                            VA

            Almeda A.          6                                            VA

            William P.           3                                            VA

            Emelia V.           1                                            VA

 

 

1860 Pulaski County, VA Census

All Whitts

p. 726, #233\228         Newbern

Whitt, Burgess              28        Laborer            $75      VA

            Mary                35                                            VA

            Mary S.              9                                            VA

            James H.            7                                            VA

            Uriah V.             5                                            VA

            Sethitia    (F)      2

 

 

p. 739, #317\314         Newbern         

Whitt, James                 63        Cooper            $50      VA

            Susana             63                                            VA

            Susana             37                                            VA

            Sarah K.          27                                            VA

            James               23        Cooper                        VA

            Marinda F.       22                                            VA

            Abijah              16        Laborer                        VA

            Sarah C.             5                                            VA

            Ella K.                2                                            VA

 

p. 785, #638\637         Newbern

Whitt, Nancy                67        Housekeeper    $150    VA

            Joseph B.         28        Laborer              100    VA

            John C.            26        Laborer              100    VA

            Martina            22                                            VA                              

 

 

 

There is a biographical sketch of Richard Whitt in Early Adventurers on the Western Waters, by Mary B. Kegley and F. B. Kegley in which Whitt is traced from his first appearance in New River records in which there is a connection with the Skaggs family (see the Skaggs section).

           

 

 

From The Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865, Ed. Janet B. Hewett

The Virginia Whitts in the Confederate Armies

 

Whitt, Abijah                VA       Cav. 34th Bn.               Co. C

Whitt, Abijah                VA       24th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Algernon S.        VA       Lt. Arty.                       Arch. Graham's Co.      Cpl.

Whitt, Archabald          VA       188th Mil.                    Co. C                           1st Sgt.

Whitt, Archibald           VA       16th Cav.                     Co. C

Whitt, Archibald           VA       24th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Archibald           VA       29th Inf.                       Co. H

Whitt, Burgess              VA       24th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Charter              VA       45th Inf.                       Co. G

Whitt, C. M.                 VA       16th Cav.                     Co. C

Whitt, C. M.                 VA       Cav. Caldwell's Bn.      Hankin's Co.

Whitt, Crocket             VA       Cav. Ferguson's Bn.     Morris' Co.

Whitt, Crockett            VA       72nd Mil.

Whitt, David C.            VA       29th Inf.                       Co. H

Whitt, D.H.                  VA       Cav. 34th Bn.               Co. E

Whitt, Eli                      VA       Cav. 34th Bn.               Co. C

Whitt, Elias H.              VA      Inf. 23rd Bn.                 Co. D                           Sgt.

Whitt, Elias H.              VA      188th Mil.                    Co. C

Whitt, Flemming T.       VA       54th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Fullen                 VA       Cav.                             McFarlane's Co.

Whitt, Fullen                 VA       72nd Mil.

Whitt, Fullen                             Conf.Cav.  6th Bn.

Whitt, George               VA       72nd Mil.

Whitt, George W.         VA      Cav.                             McFarlane's Co

Whitt, Gordon              VA      Cav. 34th Bn.               Co. B

Whitt, Henry                 VA      Cav. 34th Bn.               Co. B

Whitt, J.                       VA      28th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, James                 VA      Hvy. Arty.                    Wright's Co.

Whitt, James                 VA       Mil. 36th Regt.

Whitt, James B.            VA      20th Inf.                        Co. H

Whitt, James L.            VA      24th Inf.                        Co. E

Whitt, James P.            VA      Inf. 23rd Bn.                 Co. D

Whitt, J. Calvin             VA      24th Inf.                        Co. E

Whitt, Jeremiah Page    VA      54th Inf.                        Co. E

Whitt, John                   VA       6th Cav.                       Co. G

Whitt, John                   VA      2nd Cav.                      Co. D,B

Whitt, John A.              VA      14th Inf.                        Co. K

Whitt, John T.               VA      14th Inf.                        Co. K                          Sgt.

Whitt, Jonas, Jr.            VA       45th Inf.                       Co. A

Whitt, Jonas, Sr.           VA       45th Inf.                       Co. A

Whitt, Joseph B.           VA       24th Inf.                       Co. K                          1st Lt.

Whitt, Martin L.            VA       54th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Milborn             VA       29th Inf.                        Co. H

Whitt, Milburn              VA        16th Cav.                     Co. C

Whitt, Milburn              VA       54th Inf.                       Co. E

Whitt, Oscar                 VA       22nd Cav.                    Co. D

Whitt, Osker                VA       37th Inf.                       Co. I

Whitt, Owen B.            VA       Hvy. Arty.                    Wright's Co.

Whitt, Pleasant             VA       Cav. Ferguson's Bn.     Morris' Co.

Whitt, Pleasant             VA       72nd Mil.

Whitt, Pleasant             VA       Cav. Caldwell's Bn.      Hankin's Co.

Whitt, Robert               VA       41st Inf.                        2nd Co. G

Whitt, Samuel F.           VA       3rd Cav.                      Co. C

Whitt, Thomas              VA       6th Cav.                       Co. G

Whitt, Thomas              VA       22nd Inf.                      Co. G

Whitt, Thomas              VA       36th Inf.                       2nd Co. C

Whitt, Thomas L.          VA       Inf. 23rd Bn.                 Co. D                           Capt.

Whitt, T.L.                   VA       51st Inf.                        Co. L                           1st Lt.

Whitt, William A.          VA       3rd Inf.                         2nd Co. K

Whitt, William D.          VA       23rd Inf.                      Co. E

Whitt, William G.          VA       188th Mil.                    Co. C

Whitt, William H.          VA       16th Cav.                     Co. C

Whitt, William H.          VA       29th Inf.                       Co. H

Whitt, William J.           VA       Hvy.Arty. 10th Bn.       Co. C                           Sgt.

Whitt, William M.         VA       29th Inf.                       Co. H

Whitt, William R.          VA       3rd Cav.                        Co. C

 

 

 

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