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Abijah "Peter" Whitman

Also Known As: "Peter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Holt, Norfolk, England
Death: Died in Weymouth, Plymouth
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Whitman and Bridget Kellond
Husband of Alice Whitman and Frances Mary Whitman
Father of Ens. John Whitman; Rev. Zachariah Whitman; Elizabeth Alcock; James Whitman; Robert Whitman and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth Willard; Elizabeth Brooke; Edward Whitman; Mary Whitman; Zachariah Whitman and 4 others

Occupation: Yoeman
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About Abijah "Peter" Whitman

Bob Hegerich notes:

He was a yeoman. Walt Whitman states "We know little about him, except that he also was for some time in America" [SOURCE: "Specimen Days", about 1892]

Family

  • parents: Edward WHITEMAN b: in England & Bridget KELLOND b: in England

Married:

  1. in Holt, Norfolk, England 1 to Alice EATON b: in England

Children

  1. Zechariah WHITMAN b: 1595 in Holt, Norfolk, England
  2. John WHITMAN b: ABT 1602 in Holt, Norfolk, England

Sources

  1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).
  2. [S1009] Bob Hegerich, Robert L. Hegerich, (RootsWeb http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=hegerich), http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hegerich&id=I01105.
  3. [S1012] Genealogical History of the Whitman, Bedwell and related, Mary Elizabeth Bedwell, (Commonwealth Press; Richmond, VA; 1974).
  4. [S1013] Walt Whitman, The Man and His Work, Leon Bazalgette, (Translated from the French by Ellen Fitzgerald).

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-------------------- Abijah Whitman ~ may have been called “Peter” Whiteman

Abijah (Peter) Whitman (b. 09 May 1560, d. 04 Jan 1626) Abijah (Peter) Whitman (son of Edward Whitman and Bridget Kellond) was born 09 May 1560 in Holt, Norfolk, England, and died 04 Jan 1626 in Holt, Norfolk, England. He married Alice Eaton on 1594579, daughter of Thomas Eaton and Isabel Baker.

Includes NotesNotes for Abijah (Peter) Whitman:

Family legend was reported that Abijah was a seaman and made many crossings.

More About Abijah (Peter) Whitman: Date born 2: 09 May 1560, Norfolk, England.579 Burial: 04 Jun 1626, Holt, Norfolk, England. Died 2: 04 Jun 1626, Herts, England.579

More About Abijah (Peter) Whitman and Alice Eaton: Marriage: 1594579

Children of Abijah (Peter) Whitman and Alice Eaton are:

   +John Whitman, b. 1602, Holt, Norfolk, England579, d. 13 Nov 1692, Weymouth, Norfolk, MA, USA579.

Peter Whiteman (b. May 09, 1560, d. June 04, 1626) Peter Whiteman (son of Edward Whiteman and Bridget Kellond)4706 was born May 09, 15604706, and died June 04, 16264706. He married Alice Eaton.

Children of Peter Whiteman and Alice Eaton are:

   James Whiteman, d. date unknown.
   George Whitman, d. Bef. 16484706.
   Ralph Whitman, d. Bef. 16404706.
   William Whiteman, d. date unknown.
   Elizabeth Whiteman, b. July 11, 15924706, d. date unknown.
   Zachariah Whitman, b. Abt. 15954706, d. April 25, 16664706.
   +John Whitman, b. Abt. 1602, prob Holt, Norfolk ENG4706, d. November 13, 1692, Weymouth, Norfolk Co. MA4706.
   Robert Whitman, b. Abt. 16154706, d. date unknown.

-------------------- (2) Peter Whiteman, born 9 May 1560, died 4 June 1626; married Alice Eaton, born about 1565, died 13 July 1626.

  • parents: Edward Whiteman, born about 1540, and Bridget Kellond, both of England

Children:

  1. George Whitman, died before 1648
  2. Ralph Whitman, born 1589, died before 1640, the brothers of Ralph were bound to administer his estate on 15 August 1640
  3. William Whiteman, born 1591
  4. Elizabeth Whiteman, born July 11, 1592.
  5. Zachariah Whitman, born about 1595; died April 25, 1666.  Zachariah came "across the seas" with two other brothers, Robert and John, on 19 September 1635, on the Truelove from London.  He came with his wife and son Zachariah and settled in Milford, Massachusetts. His estate was willed to his nephew Zachariah Whitman, son of his brother, John.  The records, according to "Pope's Pioneers" show that Zachariah, aged 40, came with his wife Sarah, aged 35, and son Zacariah aged two and a half in the ship Elizabeth from Weymouth, England, on 11 April 1635.

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-------------------- There is still a lot of unanswered questions about Zachariah's parentage and birthdate. If his father really passed in 1566, then his birthdate has to be before that date. If his birthdate was after 1566 as suggested, it would make him very young when he got married and had his first child.

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Abijah "Peter" Whitman's Timeline

1560
May 9, 1560
Holt, Norfolk, England
1579
1579
Age 18
England, United Kingdom
1593
July 11, 1593
Age 33
Holt, Norfolk, England
1595
1595
Age 34
Prob., Chesham, England
1598
January 7, 1598
Age 37
Holt, Norfolk, England
1600
1600
Age 39
Holt, Norfolk, England
1602
1602
Age 41
Holt, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1615
1615
Age 54
1626
January 4, 1626
Age 65
Weymouth, Plymouth
June 1626
Age 65