Needham Whitfield, Sr. (1758 - 1812) MP

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Birthplace: White Hall, Wayne County, NC, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Doug Robinson
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About Needham Whitfield, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A124686

Needham Whitfield, Sr. and his brother William Whitfield were in the battle of "Moore 's Creek Bridge." Needham was the Clerk to Col. Casswell, who commanded the Patriots. William was a private in the Light Horse; he and his brother-in-law, Daniel Williams, took prisoner General McDonald, Commander of the Tories; William and Needham Whitfield also took prisoner in the same battle Farquhard Campbell. After the war was over, Farquhard Campbell married Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith (Whitfield) widow of Alexander Smith and sister of the captors. By his wife Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith (Whitfield), Farquhard Campbell had three sons, James, William and Robert. Robert Campbell married Flora Rogers, daughter of Gen. Benjamin Rogers who fought against the British in South Carolina along with Gen Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion.

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Needham Whitfield, Sr.'s Timeline

1758
February 20, 1758
White Hall, Wayne County, NC, USA
1780
1780
Age 21
1785
March 24, 1785
Age 27
NC, USA
1789
June 21, 1789
Age 31
NC, USA
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1791
Age 32
1792
1792
Age 33
1794
1794
Age 35
1798
1798
Age 39
1799
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1799
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