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Mewhirter / mcwhirter - Robert & his wife Elizabeth Taylor

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  • Robert B. McWhirter (c.1861 - d.)
    ot is said that 'he went west'
  • Samuel Taylor Mc Wherter [Mc Whurter, Mc Whirter] (1831 - 1862)
    RECORD: MARRIAGE RECORD: 1. Indiana Works Progress Administration, Greene County Indiana Marriage Record Index 1823/53 - 1920 Vol. 1 A - F Vol 2 G - M Vol 3 N - Z (1939), Vol. 33 pg. 94, Clerk of G...
  • Robert Barr McWhirter (1840 - 1857)
  • Robert Mewhirter (1792 - 1872)
    The family bible gives the date on the group sheet; given in Pickaway co. records as 6 Mar. 1830 and his name is spelled Mc Whorter, ! Land held in 1890 S 1/2 of NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 Sec. 6 T6 R5 except ...

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Possible Parentage of Robert Mewhirter


One person believes that this is correct:


William McWherter married Jane Barr 14 Jan. 1774 Lancaster co., Pa. They had:

1) ROBERT MEWHERTER b. 1 Jan. 1792 in Northumberland co., Pa. d. 8 Jan. 1872 Owensburg, Jackson twp., Greene co., In. m. Elizabeth Taylor 2) JOHN MEWHERTER m. Rebecca Wildahn 22 Feb. 1814 Pickaway co., Oh.; 3) MARY MCWHERTER b. 1785 d. 1870 m. WiIlliam Barr b. 1790 Pa. d. 1817 Harrison co., Oh. Wm. Barr's death from Alan D. McWhirter e-mai: ; 4) SUSAN MEWHERTER b. b. 1839 Westmoreland co. Pa. m. William McDowell. 1839 Deed filed in Hamilton co., Oh. Re: William Barr's land by William and Susan McDowell of Westmoreland co. Pa. and William Wood. . . The land descended to her as a legal heir of Wm. Barr

NOTE none of these relationshisp have been documented and proven that I know of

Ancestry of Elizabeth Taylor

Her parents b. Oh. and Pa. on the census records for her. It is said that her Taylor's are of Virginia and supposingly in some way connected to the line of Zachary Taylor, President of the U.S. no documentation has been presented and nor are the parents of Elizabeth are known so can't go any further at this moment

her birth place has been given as - Near Hartford, Connecticut or Ohio

Elizabeth Drayton wrote several years ago - that - "When I was a small child I was taught to say, - "Grandmother White was a Mewhirter; Grandmother Mewhirter was a Taylor; Grandmother Taylor was a Barr". I have not found a source to justify the last part; although I do know that the Barr's come into the lineage somewhere, because grandmother's brother Robert was Robert Barr..."


Mewhirter spelling

 Comes from the remaining family bible pages of which I have a copy of .  Robert and Elizabeth's tombstone at Dishman cemetery in jackson twp., Greene county, Indiana bears the 'Mewhirter' spelling.  Transcripton below:
FAMILY RECORD MARRIAGES,  FAMILY RECORD - - MARRIAGES - - Robert Mewhirter and Elisabeth Taylor married the 8th day of March 1830; Mary Jane Mewhirter and Allen Roberts was married on Saturday the 9th day of February 1850; Samuel Mewhirter and Di___[below torn] Roberts was married ___ [torn here]; Andrew Wade and Sabina Catharine Mew....[torn] was married on tuesday th_ [torn] of november 185_ [torn]; Isaac Biers and Sarah Elizabeth Mewhirter maried on thursday th_  [torn] 9th day of february 1866.  Samuel ____ _____ ____  october th____ [this entry  is faded and looks as if been crossed out rest torn off and gone] BIRTHS Robert Mewhirter was born on Thursday the 1st day of January 1792; [torn] _lisabeth Taylor wife of Robt [torn] __whirter was born on Tues___ [torn]  the 29th day of October A.D. 1807; Samuel Taylor Mewhirter _ [torn] as born on Saturday the __ [torn] th day of March 1831; Robert Bar Mewhirter was born on Friday 11th day of September 1840; Sarah Elisabeth Mewhirter was born on thursday the 12th day January 1843; and Sabina Catharine Mewhirter was born on Wedensday the 12th day of March 1845.........[rest torn of page torn off  and gone]." 

NOTE: Dates and the name MeWhirter are out of the family bible two torn pages notarized and saying: This is a copy of the upper part of a page torn from a bible belonging to Robert Mewhirter and the information was entered by his hand. The half-page is in the possession of Elizabetth Dayton, youngest granddaughter of Rebecca Caroliine Mewhirter White. Rebecca was the youngest of Robert and Elizabeth's children. The record was given her by her mother, Martha White Wilson, youngest daughter of William and Rebecca Caroline Mewhirter White.

MIgration

? - to Pickaway county Ohio where they married 8 Mar 1830

c.1831 to Coshocton county ohio where the first 3 children where born 26 Mar 1831 ; 25 Mar 1833; 28 Sep 1835

? to Greene county Indiana by 11 Sep 1840 when their fifth child was born at Scotland, Greene, Indiana.

and also on 1 october 1840 Robert was styled as "Whereas Robert McWhirter of Greene County Indiana, ' when he obtained a land patent -

Certificate No. 27155 The United Stateds of America, To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Whereas Robert McWhirter of Greene County Indiana, has deposited in the General Land Office of the United States, a cetificate of the Register of the Land Office of Vincennes whereby it appears that full payment has been made by the said Robert McWhirter, according to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the 24th of April, 1820, entitiled "An act making further provision for the sale of the Public Lands", for the West half of the North West quarter of Section twenty two in Township six north of Range four west in the District of Lands subject to sale at Vincennes, Indiana containing eighty acres according to the official plat of the survey of the said lands, returned to the General Land Office by the Surveyor General, which said tract has been purchased by the said Robert McWhirter. Now know ye, that the Unidted States of America, in consideration of the Premises, and in conformity with the several acts of Congres, in such case made and provided, Have Given and Granted and by these presents Do give and Grant unto the said Robert McWhirter and to his heirs and assigns forever. In testimony whereof, I, Martin Van Buren President of the United States of America, have caused these letters to be made Patent, and the seal of the General Land Office to be hereunto affixed. Given under my hand, at the City of Washington, the first day of October in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty and of the Independence of the United States the sixty-fifth. By the Preseident: Martin Van Buren By. M. Van Buren Sec'y Jos. G. WIlson acting Recorderd of the General Land Office."

==MALE OFFSPRING==

The had only two and neither lived very long -

Samuel Taylor Mc Wherter or Mc Whirter-216 was born 26 Mar 1831 in Coshocton, Ohio. He died 1 Sep 1862 in Carrollton, Louisiana. Samuel married (MRIN:128) Dicey "Dittey" Roberts-228, daughter of Cornelius Roberts-234 and Matilda Lay-235 (MRIN:139), on 27 Jun 1851 in , Greene, Indiana. Dicey was born about 1832 in Indiana.

Robert Barr Mewhirter-219 was born 11 Sep 1840 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. He died 1 Oct 1857 and was buried Oct 1857 in Hatfield Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana.

Samuel only produced i male offpring - Robert B .Mc Whirter the 1880 census he was in Jackson twp. - tie is thought 'he went west'

it is believed that Samuel Taylor was either named after ELizabeth's father or a brother.

its been assumed robert Barr at lleat his middble name is that of his grandmothers madien name -

A grandaughter daughter of the youngest daughter of Robert and elizabeth said When I was a small child I was taught to say, - -

Grandmother White was a Mewhirter; Grandmother Mewhirter was a Taylor; Grandmother Taylor was a Barr"."

their children and spouses as known

  	Robert Mewhirter-214 was born 1 Jan 1792 in Pennsylvania or Ireland. He died 8 Jan 1872 in Owensburg, Greene, Indiana and was buried Jan 1872 in Dishman Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana.

Robert married (MRIN:3) Elizabeth Taylor-215, daughter of Taylor-857 and Barr-868 (MRIN:127), on 8 Mar 1830 in , Pickaway, Ohio. Elizabeth was born 29 Oct 1807 in Near Hartford, , Connecticut, Or,,Ohio. She died 24 Feb 1874 in Owensburg, Greene, Indiana and was buried Feb 1874 in Old Ashcraft Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana.

They had the following children:

2 M i. Samuel Taylor Mc Wherter or Mc Whirter-216 was born 26 Mar 1831 in Coshocton, Ohio. He died 1 Sep 1862 in Carrollton, Louisiana. Samuel married (MRIN:128) Dicey "Dittey" Roberts-228, daughter of Cornelius Roberts-234 and Matilda Lay-235 (MRIN:139), on 27 Jun 1851 in , Greene, Indiana. Dicey was born about 1832 in Indiana.

3 F ii. Mary Jane Mc Whurter-217 was born 25 Mar 1833 in Coshocton, Ohio. She died 2 May 1904 in , Martin, Indiana and was buried in Mt Zion Cemetery, Farlan, Martin, Indiana. Mary married (MRIN:129) David Allen Roberts-227 on 10 Feb 1850 in , Greene, Indiana. David was born 30 Oct 1827 in , , Indiana or Kentucky. He died 17 Sep 1895 in , Martin, Indiana and was buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Farlan, Martin, Indiana.

4 F iii. Mary Susan Mc Whurter or Mc Whirter-2 was born 28 Sep 1835 in Coshocton, Ohio. She died 3 Dec 1916 in Bloomfield, Greene, Indiana from Uremic Poisoning and was buried Dec 1916 in Simpson Chapel Cemetery, Taylor Twp., Greene, Indiana. Mary married (MRIN:1) Nathaniel Emery-1, son of Ambrose Emery-16 and Mary Anderson-17 (MRIN:2), on 15 Nov 1855 in , Greene, Indiana. Nathaniel was born 2 Apr 1831 in , Coshocton, Ohio. He died 21 Nov 1909 in Linton, Greene, Indiana and was buried Nov 1909 in Simpson Chapel Cemetery, Taylor Twp., Greene, Indiana.

	5	F	iv.	Martha Ellen Mc Whirter-218 was born 1838 in <, Coshocton, Ohio>Martha married (MRIN:130) William Lawson Wilson-226 on 17 Aug 1856 in , Greene, Indiana. William was born about 1839 in , Greene, Indiana.

6 M v. 7 F vi. Sarah Elizabeth Mc Whirter-220 was born 12 Jan 1843 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. She died 14 Oct 1925 in Missouri. Sarah married (MRIN:131) Isaac Young Byers-236, son of Jacob Sr. Byers-2778 and Sarah Young-2779 (MRIN:1353), on 9 Feb 1860 in , Greene, Indiana. Isaac was born 13 Dec 1838 in Pennsylvania or, Columbiana Ohio. He died 14 Jul 1914 in Missouri.

8 F vii. Sabina Catherine Mc Wherter-221 was born 12 Mar 1845 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. She died 21 Jan 1924 in , Greene, Indiana and was buried 23 Jan 1924 in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Richland Twp., Greene, Indiana.

8 Sabina Catherine Mc Wherter-221 was born 12 Mar 1845 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. She died 21 Jan 1924 in , Greene, Indiana and was buried 23 Jan 1924 in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Richland Twp., Greene, Indiana.Sabina married (1-MRIN:13) Andrew J. Wade-11, son of Henry Wade-1054 and Nancy Rush-1045 (MRIN:14), on 29 Nov 1859 in , Greene, Indiana. Andrew was born 25 Aug 1836 in , , Indiana. He died 6 Feb 1894 and was buried Feb 1894 in Howell (koleen) Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana. Sabina also married (2-MRIN:132) William G. Hutton-268 on 12 Aug 1896 in , Greene, Indiana. William was born 1841 in , Lawrence, Indiana. He died Mar/Apr 1904 in , Greene, Indiana and was buried in Howell Cemetery, , Greene, Indiana. Sabina also married (3-MRIN:133) Simeon M. Reed-269, son of Nathaniel Reed-2770 and Elizabeth Sebring-2771 (MRIN:1348), on 9 Jul 1908 in , Greene, Indiana. Simeon was born 1841 in <Scotland, Greene, Indiana>. He died 15 Jul 1935 in Switz City, Greene, Indiana and was buried in Robinson Cemetery, , Greene, Indiana.

9 F viii. Nancy E. Mc Whirter-222 was born 1846 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. Nancy married (MRIN:134) Samuel H Wade-270 on 27 Oct 1864 in , Greene, Indiana. Samuel was born about 1841 in Indiana.

10 F ix. Rebecca Caroline Mc Whirter-223 was born 16 Feb 1851 in Scotland, Greene, Indiana. She died 19 Mar 1949 and was buried in Dishman Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana. Rebecca married (MRIN:20) William Wesley White-276, son of Luther F. White-304 and Frances Corbin-305 (MRIN:155), on 23/28 Mar 1867 in , Greene, Indiana. William was born 3 Oct 1842 in , , Kentucky. He died 15 Aug 1919 in Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana and was buried 17 Aug 1919 in Dishman Cemetery, Jackson Twp., Greene, Indiana.