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William Whitfield, II

Also Known As: "William /Whitfield/"
Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Nansemond County, Virginia, USA
Death: March 31, 1795 (79)
Wayne County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Neuse River in Seven Springs, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Whitfield, I and Mary Elizabeth Whitfield
Husband of Mary Whitfield and Rachel Whitfield
Father of William Whitfield; Elizabeth Smith-Campbell (Whitfield); Sarah Green (Whitfield); Martha Lett; Bryan W. Whitfield, Capt., R.S. and 7 others
Brother of Mary Grady (Whitfield); Matthew Whitfield; Edith Smith; Charity O'Daniel / Herring; Patience Outlaw and 6 others

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About William Whitfield, II

A Patriot of the American Revolution for North Carolina. DAR Patriot for NC # A124711

William Whitfield II married wife Rachel Bryan and moved to the "Rich Lands" on the Neuse River in Lenoir Co., N. C., and lived at Rockford on the North bank of the river. He afterwards purchased "White Hall" now "Seven Springs" in Wayne county from Buckskin Williams father of Gov. Ben Williams and John Pugh Williams; and brother of Old Ben Williams. Buckskin Williams kept an Indian Store at "White Hall" until 1776.

Soon after the battle of Moore's Creek Bridge, William Whitfield moved to Pleasant Plains, three miles from "White Hall". His sons Needham and 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 Farquard Campbell. After the war was over, Farquard Campbell married Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith (Whitfield) widow of Alexander Smith and sister of the captors. By his wife Elizabeth "Betsy" Smith (Whitfield), Farquard Campbell had three sons, James, William and Robert. Robert Campbell married Flora Rogers, daughter of Gen. Benjamin Rogers.

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William Whitfield, II's Timeline

May 20, 1715
Nansemond County, Virginia, USA
June 1, 1743
Age 28
Rockford, Craven County, North Carolina
Age 29
March 16, 1746
Age 30
Wayne, NC, USA
April 16, 1749
Age 33
White Hall, Wayne Co., Nc
October 17, 1749
Age 34
Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
February 9, 1754
Age 38
Lenoir County, NC, USA
April 6, 1756
Age 40
Johnston County, North Carolina