THE WHALEYS
MYTH OF THEOPHILUS WHALEY

PEOPLE  HAVE BEEN TRYING FOR DECADES TO  UNSUCESSFULLY CONNECT HIM TO EDWARD WHALEY OF THE REGICIDE.



THEOPHILUS WHALEY has been said to have been BORN 1616  MOST LIKELY IN RHODE ISLAND. however you will note that the mayflower didn't get here til 1620 or  there abouts.

REF. GENEALOGIES OF RHODE ISLAND FAMILIES VOL. 2.

THEOPHILUS WHALEY MARRIED ELIZABETH MILLS IN  VIRGINIA ABOUT 1665.
DURING THE INDIAN WARS?

REF. SOME VIRGINIA MARRIAGES BY DOROTHY WULFECK.

KIDS:

1. JOANNE              2. ANN                 3. ELIZABETH WHO MARRIED CHARLES HAZLETON
                                                                ELIZABETH & CHARLES HAD  PENELOPE.

4.   THEODOSIA MARRIED ROBERT SPENCER
       SUSANNA BORN MARCH 4 1698
       ANNA  BORN JUNE 7 1699
       MARTHA BORN 1700
       RUTH 1702
       ROBERT 1704
       THEODOSIA BORN 1705
       THEOPHILUS 1707
       MICHAEL BORN 1709
      JOANNA 1711,
      CALEB BORN 1713,
      NATHANIEL 1715 & JAMES 1717 & SAMUEL BORN FEB 3 1718.

5. MARTHA WHO MARRIED TWICE.
   FIRST TO JOSEPH HOPKINS, THEY HAD A SON NAMED JUDGE SAMUEL HOPKINS. AND        AN UNKNOWN DAUGHTER WHO SUPPOSEDLY MARRIED OTHNEIL GORTON.

6. LYDIA WHO MARRIED JOHN SWEET

7. SAMUEL WHO MARRIED 1. HOPKINS 2. PATIENCE HARRINGTON.
KIDS: THOMAS,SAMUEL,THEOPHILUS,JAMES,JOHN & 2 GIRLS. 

IN THE WILLS OF RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY  VIRGINIA 1656-1692
ON PAGE 64

RICHARD CLARK DATED JAN 2 1677

TO MY LOVING FRIEND THEOPHILOUS WHALEY ALL MY WOODLAND GROUND OR TO HIS HEIRES AND DO MAKE HIM SOLE EXECUTOR OF ALL W/CH: I AM NOW POSEST WITH BOTH OF GOODS AND CHATTELS GIVING TO MY LOVING FRIEND EDMUND PAGETT MY LIGHT COLOURED SUITE OF CLOATHS AND MY GOD DAUGHTER ELIZABETH WHALE ONE COW CALF.
WITNESS ANTHONY NORTH AND EDMUND PAGETT.

UNDER OLD RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY VA. DEED ABSTRACTS 1672-1676

PAGE 206, KNOW ALL MEN THAT I THEOPHILIS WHEELE FOR A CONSIDERATION BY ME IN HAD REC'D DO HEREBY TO HAVE  SOLD FROM ME AND MY HEIRS FOREVER UNTO
WILLIAM JEWELL HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS FOREVER ALLMY RIGHTS AND INTEREST TO A TRACT OF LAND FORMERLY BELONGING UNTO STUBBLE STUBBLESTON ALIENE AND AFTER THE DECEASED OF THE SAID STUBLESTON ESCHEATED TO ME THEOPHILUS WHEEL AND TO ME GRANTED BY THE RIGHT HONBLE SR. WILLIAM BERKELEY KNT & GOVERNOR OF VA AS BY THE GRANT MAY & DOTH APPEAR NOW KNOW YEE  THAT I THE SAID THEOPHILUS WHEELE WITH CONSENT OF ELIZABETH MY WIFE DOE HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE TO HAVE SOLD ALL THAT THE RIGHT THAT I NOW HAVE IN THE SAID PREMISES OR THAT HEREAFTER I MAY CHANCE TO HAVE FROM ME AND MY EHIRS FROEVER UNTO WILLIAM JEWELL HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS FOREVER IN AS ALARGE MANNER TO ALL ITNENTS AS IT WAS TO ME GRANTED BY SAID SR. WILLIAM BERKELEY KNT. OBLIGING MYSELF TO ACKNOWLEDGE THIS MY QUEST OF SAID WILLIAM JEWELL & FOR CONFIRMATION HERE OF I HAVE SET MY  HAND AND SEALE THE 30TH OF MARCH 1674 IN THE PRESENCE OF THOMAS GOULDMAN & JOHN SMITH.
SIGNED THEOPHILUS WHEELE MAY 7 1674.



PAGE 257-258

KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT THAT I THEOPHILUS WHALE WITH THE CONSENT OF ELIZABETH MY WIFE FOR A VALUABLE CONSIDERATION IN HAND TO US PAID DOE ACKNOWLEDGE TO HAVE SOLD FROM US AND OUR HEIRS FOR RICHARD HAIEL HIS HEIRS AND ASSIGNS FOREVER ALL THE LAND MENTIONED IN THIS WITHIN WRITTEN PATTENT IN AS LARGE AND  SAMPLE MANNER AS IT WAS TO ME GRANTED BY THE HONABLE THE GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL AND FOR CONFIRMATION HERE OF I HAVE SET MY HAND AND SEALE THIS DAY JAN 4, 1674. SIGNED THEOPHILUS WHALEY.

I ELIZABETH WHALE DOE CONSTITUTE AND APPOINT THOMAS GOULDMAN MY ATTORNEY TO ACKNOWLEDGE MY INTEREST IN A PARCELL OF LAND SOLD BY MY HUSBAND THELOPHILUS WHALEY TO RICHARD HAILE AND FOR CONFIRMATION HEREOF I HAVE HEREUNTO SET MY HAND AND SEALE THIS JAN 5, 1674.



OK, NOW THERE ARE SOME (WITHOUT PROOF) BELIEVE THAT

#7 SAMUEL WHO MARRIED PATIENCE HARRINGTON ARE THE PARENTS OF

SAMUEL  HAD 8 KIDS, OF THOSE, I WOULD "GUESS" THAT JAMES,JOHN & 2 GIRLS
WERE THE KIDS OF PATIENCE.


A CONNECTION HAS NOT BEEN PROVEN "YET"
BUT SOME HAVE GUESSED THAT SAMUEL'S SON JAMES
IS THE JAMES WHALEY THAT MARRIED RUTH WILSON ON MARCH 2, 1755.

NEW INFORMATION:
CONNECTICUT TOWN BIRTH RECORDS PRE 1870 BARBOUR COLLECTION
SAYS THAT JAMES WAS BORN NOV 16 1721 TO SAMUEL & PASHANCE WHALEY


JAMES WHALEY BORN 1730 & DIED 1797 & MARRIED RUTH WILSON BORN 1732 MARCH 2, 1755.

KIDS:

1. ROBERT WHALEY BORN 1756 MARRIED 1. ANNA TREADWELL 2. NANCY WILSON
    AND HE DIED IN OYSTER BAY QUEENS AROUND 1841.
      ROBERTS KIDS ARE:
      BENJAMIN  BORN 1785 & MARRIED ELIZABETH MORRELL DAU OF ABRAHAM & JUDITH MORRELL OF NEWTOWN.
      WILLIAM WENT SOUTH IN 1812.
      LESTER WHO WAS BORN FEB 9 1796 ALSO WENT SOUTH IN 1812 AND DIED IN BARREN KENTUCKY MAY 5 1880,          LESTER MARRIED SARAH BACON NOV 17 1821 IN SULLIVAN TENN. SHE WAS BORN IN CONN.    
      RUTH BORN ABOUT 1793 MARRIED RICHARD RHODES IN HEMPSTEAD FEB 4 1813.
      ELIZABETH MARRIED DORLAND OF GREENWICH POINT.
      ABIGAIL LIVED AT HEMPSTEAD DIED JUNE 1872 AND SHE MARRIED SIMMONS.
      DANIEL WHALEY (NO INFO AT THIS TIME)
     JOSEPH WHO MARRIED MISS WILSON.

2. WILLIAM WHALEY

3. SUSANNAH WHALEY  WHO MARRIED HENRY RAYNOR FEB 6 1787.
   WHO HAD ELIZABETH, PHEBE AND SUSAN.

4. JAMES  BORN 1768 & DIED APRIL 30 1797 WHO MARRIED FREELOVE FOSTER JULY 4 1788
    SHE MARRIED 2ND A MR. SMITH

5. SARAH BORN 1770 DIED 1822 (WILL AVAIL, NEED TO FIND) WHO MARRIED JOSEPH STARKINS DAN 21 1792
    JOSEPH WAS FROM HARTFORD CONN. THEY HAD DAU. SUSAN STARKINS.

6. HANNAH BORN 1762 MARRIED JACOB SMITH AUG 18 1792  SON OF CORNEL & MERCY SMITH OF HEMPSTEAD.
   MARRIED 2ND BENJAMIN PLATT AT ST. GEORGE CHURCH. (NOTE TO SELF: FIND WED DATE)
   
7.  ABIGAIL BORN 1780 & DIED JAN 3 1868, WHO MARRIED JACOBUS GOLDER AT FIRST REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH       ON NOV. 26 1848. JACOB WAS BORN 1776 & DIED IN JAMAICA.
     KIDS: PHEBE GOLDER MAY 18 1800, RUTH GOLDER DEC 26 1802,  SARAH JUNE 12 1805,
     JOSEPH NOV 10 1806 AND ELISHE AUG 20 1809.
    
8. DAVID 1761 WHO MARRIED ELIZABETH GOLDER MARCH 5 1783. ( MICHAEL GOLDER & ALTIE VAN NOSTRAND)
          ELIZABETH GOLDER WAS BORN 12/8/1763
              KIDS:
                     1. MICHAEL WHALEY ABT 1784-  DIED MARCH 16, 1861  & MARRIED MARY ANN ALLEN 2/9/1811
                     2. JOSEPH WHALEY ABT 1786 MARRIED SARAH SMITH
                     3. ALLETA WHALEY BORN 11/20/1790 DIED 2/4/1851 MARRIED ROBERT ALLEN 10/15/1808
                     4. ELIZABETH WHALEY ABT 1793 MARRIED JAMES SMITH
                     5.  MOLLIE WHALEY ABT 1793
                     6. ELISE WHALEY ABT 1797 DIED 9/8/1864 MARRIED STEPHEN BALDWIN 9/25/1803
                     7. TRENY WHALEY ABT 1801 MARRIED CORNELL SMITH
   
9. JOHN WHALEY BORN ABT 1760 WHO MARRIED SARAH TILLEY NOV 30 1779.
    SARAH WAS THE DAUGHTER OF (GEORGE TILLEY WHO DIED AUG 3 1811.)
   
     FROM ABSTRACTS OF WILLS FOR  QUEENS COUNTY NY 1828-1843
    JOHN WHALEY OF OYSTER BAY WILL DATED JAN 8 1841 & PROVED MARCH 3 1841.

      HEIRS: BROTHER WALTER. NIECE CATHERINE. OLIVER TILLEY & HIS DAUGHTERS MARY ELIABETH, HANNAH             AND HARRIET BAILEY. ( DO HAVE THE DETAILS OF WILL FOR RELATIVES)

     EXECUTORS: OLIVER TILLEY, JOHN HEGEMAN AND WALTER WHALEY.

      WITNESS: DAVID C. UNDERHILL, CHARLES FROST, BOTH OF OYSTER BAY.

A NOTICE WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ALBANY EVENING JOURNAL, ONCE EACH WEEK FOR 6 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS
BEGINNNING THE MARCH 9, 1841, ASKING THAT THE FOLLOWING "NEXT OF KIN" AND HEIRS AT LAW OF JOHN WHALEY, OLTE OF THE TOWN OF OYSTERBAY , IN QUEENS COUNTY TO APPEAR IN THE SURROGATES OFFICE, JAMAICA, ON TUESDAY APRIL 20, 1841 AT 10AM TO ATTEND TO THE PROBATE OF JOHN WHALEY'S LAST WILL AND TESTATMENT, NAMED IN THE AFFIDAVIT:

CITY OF NY RESIDENTS
MICHAEL WHALEY, JAMES WHALEY ( SONS OF #8) AND JULIA ANN.

HEMPSTEAD LONG ISLAND NY

ROBERT WHALEY ( #1 LISTED ABOVE)
BETSY & PHEBE SMITH (MARRIED CHILDREN OF #8)
ELISE BALDWIN (MARRIED CHILD OF #8)   
CATHERINE WANSER
SMITH WHALEY
NATHANIEL WHALEY
ELIABETH,PHEBE, SUSAN RAYNOR (DAUGHTERS OF #3  SUSANNAH WHALEY- HENRY RAYNOR)
JAMES WHALEY
JANE SMITH
JANE SMITH
ABIGAIL GOLDER (#7 LISTED ABOVE)

CHILDREN BORN TO RAYNOR ROCK SMITH (1785-1869) & RUTH WHALEY FIRST WIFE. MARRIED 7-27-1805
ZOPHER
CHARLES
WILLIAM
OLIVER
SUSAN
CATHERINE
HANNAH

HOW THEY ARE RELATED TO JOHN WE DON'T KNOW.

THE  LIST CONTINUES:

SARAH STARKINS RESIDENT OF NORTH HEMPSTEAD SITER OF JOHN
MORRELL WHALEY

JAMAICA RESIDENT: LETTY ALLEN - MARRIED DAUGHTER OF DAVID.

RESIDENTS OF WILLIAMSBURG, KINGS COUNTY ALL MINORS AS OF APRIL 1841.

EDWARD SMITH
MARIAH SMITH
RUTH SMITH
CAROLINE SMITH
ANN REBECCA SMITH 

UNKNOWN RESIDENCE
JAMES WHALEY
ELIZABETH ANN WHALEY.


10. WALTER WHALEY IT HAS BEEN PROVEN THAT HE FOUGHT IN THE WAR OF 1812.
      BORN FEB 26 1782, DIED OCT 10 1853.

MARRIED CHARLOTTE BORN MAY 9 1779 WITH WHOM HE HAD 6 KIDS.

SARAH WHALEY, ELIZABETH WHALEY, JOHN WHALEY, JAMES WHALEY, JESSE WHALEY AND CATHERINE. 
JAMES WHALEY DIED AT THE AGE OF 48 AT HICKS NECK ON MONDAY MARCH 7 1864.

MARRIED 2ND MARY STORY (WHO WAS KNOWN AS WIDOW SOUTHARD)
OBVIOUSLY THIS WAS MARY'S 2ND MARRIAGE ALSO.

WALTER  & MARY HAD ALBERT WHALEY  BORN FEB 6 1825 AND DAVID WHALEY 1830.
MARY DIED MAY 18TH 1877 IN FREEPORT. I HAVE HER OBIT. IT'S ONE LINE. 




 





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