Category Archives: WHITAKER

Matrilineal Descendants of Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW of Iredell County, North Carolina

This article is a follow-up to “Were Mary (WHITAKER) JOHNSON and Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW Sisters?” In it, I laid out some circumstantial evidence that has led me to believe that Patience WHITAKER and Mary WHITAKER were related and even may … Continue reading

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Were Mary (WHITAKER) JOHNSON and Patience (WHITAKER) MARLOW Sisters?

Patience WHITAKER was the wife of Elijah MARLOW. Their marriage bond was obtained in Rowan County, North Carolina, by Elijah and bondsman William PARKE on 14 July 1795. Mary WHITAKER was the wife of Strangeman JOHNSON. Their marriage bond was … Continue reading

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Finding Mary WHITAKER, part 1 of ? – mtDNA U5a1i1a1 – 52 Ancestors (Ancestor 127)

Reading about the possibility of determining your direct maternal ancestor, technically called your matrilineal ancestors (actually, ancestresses), via Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) testing can be discouraging. “Woman don’t have the luxury of carrying their surnames from generation to generation.” “Common ancestors … Continue reading

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