John Wesley Whittington


Personal and Family Information

John was born on 10 OCT 1810 in Winchester, Frederick County, VA, the son of Joseph Whittington and Sarah Russell.

He died on 5 MAR 1892 in Hoosierville, Clay County, IN.

His wife was Rachel Lavina Gibbons, who he married on 29 MAR 1834 in Frederick County, VA. Their ten known children were Jane Epsebah (1835-1915), Alcinsa F. (1837-1859), William R. (1839-1864), Rachel Ann (1841-1872), John W. (1843-1893), Joseph E (1845-1931), Jacob Walker (1848-1877), Sara Elizabeth (1852-1872), Benjamin Russell (1854-1872) and Nancy Matilda (1857-1897).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


John Wesley Whittington


Joseph Whittington


Sarah Russell


Benjamin Russell


Keziah Unknown



Birth10 OCT 1810
Place: Winchester, Frederick County, VA
Death5 MAR 1892
Place: Hoosierville, Clay County, IN


Note 1

Burial: Union Cem., Jackson Twp., Clay Co., Ind.