Thomas Whiteaker (1712 - 1787) MP

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Nicknames: "Thomas Whitaker"
Birthplace: Baltimore County, Province of Maryland
Death: Died in Surry County, North Carolina, United States
Managed by: Samuel Luis Cervantes
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About Thomas Whiteaker

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On 25 February 1739, sold the 100 acre Westwood tract, given to him by his father, Mark Whitaker, to Robert West for 2,500 pounds of tobacco(this was the same price that Mark paid for the land). The land that Thomas and his brother Mark owned, bordered Catoctin Creek, Frederick County, Maryland, and beginning in 1741, they wre overseers of the road from Catoctoin, Maryland, to South Mountain.

There is a will for Thomas Whitaker in Surry County, NC (Probate Book B, page 78). The will is dated March, 1787. Listed were wife, Mary, and children: Mark, Margaret, Johnson, Elizabeth, Mary, Nancy and Jane. The will was witnessed by "Mark Whitaker, the older." The assumption is this was Thomas' brother, Mark.

THOMAS WHITTICOR'S WILL In the Name of God amen; This day of March in the year of our Lord Chri one thousand and Seven hundred and eighty seven. I Thomas Whitticor of the County of Surry and State of North Carolina being in perfect mind and memory; though weak lingering State of health and knowing it is alotted for all men once to die; do make and ordain this to be my last Will and Testament. And first I recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that ga me, and my body to be buried in a Christian like manner at the discreti of my executors hereafter named; And as to my worldly estate wherewi hath pleased God to Bless me with I dispose of in Manner and form following. Imprimis I leave unto my beloved wife Mary all the land and plantation thereon, on the East side of the Creek; from Harvey's line up to the mouth of Spring branch; thence up the meanders of said S pring branch to my back line, meaning all the land to the East and North of said Creek and Branch within my lines During her natural life. Item, I also leave to my beloved wife Mary all my stock of all kinds and all my household furniture and all my moveable estate of what nature and kind soever during her natural live. Item I give and bequeath to my son Mark Whitticor all the land and plantation thereon, on the East side of Creek from Harvey's line up to the mouth of Spring branch, thence up the meanders of Spriong Branch to my back line meaning all the land I now leave to my beloved wife; which land and plantation he is not to take possession of untill the death of his mother, at which time he, his heirs and Soforth is to have possessi to him and his heirs forever. Item I give and bequeath to my said son, Mark, the one half of my stock, household furniture and moveable estate after his mother's decease to h and his heirs forever. Item I give to my daughter Margaret the one half of my stock, household furniture and moveable estate to take possession thereof, after her mother's decease to her and her heirs forever; mind the stock, household furniture and moveable estate of what nature or kind soever there is at my wife's decease is to be equally divided between my Son Mark and my daughter, Peggy. Item, I give and bequeath to my son Johnson Whitticor all the rest of my tract of land not heretofore given to my son Mark meaning all the land West and South of the Creek and Spring Branch to take full possession thereof at my decease to him and his heirs forever. Item As to the rest of my children namely Elizabeth, Mary, Nancy and Jane. I conceive have had as much of my estate as I am able to give them. However my will and desire is that each of them have five shillings each in money over and above what has been given them, heretofore, to them and their heirs forever. Lastly I do appoint my beloved wife Mary and my Sons Mark and Johnston Executors of this my last Will and Testament. In Witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and date abo written. Thomas T Whitticor (his mark) Signed Sealed acknowledged and pronounced in the presence of: s/John Harvey Mark M Whitticor, the older (his mark) s/J. Williams Jurat

Sources: Title: Hammond Bowman Abbrev: Hammond Bowman Note: Source Media Type: Book

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Thomas Whiteaker's Timeline

1712
June 13, 1712
Baltimore County, Province of Maryland
1746
1746
Age 33
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1747
1747
Age 34
Surry County, Province of North Carolina
1748
1748
Age 35
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1750
1750
Age 37
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1750
Age 37
Prince George's, MD, USA
1752
1752
Age 39
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1754
1754
Age 41
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1758
1758
Age 45
Surry, North Carolina, United States
1772
1772
Age 59
Scott,,Virginia,USA