Whaley

The story of this family can be read in Rev. Samuel Whaley's book " The English Record of the Whaley Family and its Branches in America" (1801)    Wyamarus Whaley was knighted by William Of Normandy  in 1067 for services to the King in the Battles of Hastings 1066.   He was granted the Lordship of Whaley in Wapentake of Blackburn, Lancaster County. His brother Stephen was also knighted.   It is believed that all of the Whaley lines descended from these two brothers.  

 

Generation 1

Unknown Whaley1

Children of Unknown Whaley:

  1. Wyamarus Whaley b. abt. 1040 Neustria,Normandy.

  2. Stephen Whaley

Generation 2

Sir Wyamarus Whaley2 (Unknown Whaley1) b. abt. 1040 in Neustria, Normandy.  Wyamarus  was a Norsemen and of Scandinavian descent.  He was the standard bearer for King William in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and received the land around Whalley in 1067 for his service to the King.  According to Whaley family records, Wyamarus stood 6ft. 7" in his stocking feet and carried the largest steel battle axe ever seen in England.

Children of Wyamarus Whaley:

  1. Eustace Whaley, b. abt. 1100 in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England.

Generation 3

Eustace Whaley3, (Wyamarus 2, Unknown 1) b. abt. 1100 in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England, he married Godetha Autwilly dau. of John Autwilly.

Children of Eustace Whaley and Godetha Autwilly:

  1. John Whaley b.  in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England.

Generation 4

John Whaley4  (Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England. Married Dannes Bannister dau. of John Bannister in England.

Children of John Whaley and Dannis Bannister:

  1. John Whaley b. in Lancastershire, England.

  2. Oliver Whaley

  3. Robert Whaley

Generation 5

John Whaley5 ( John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1)b. in Lancastershire, England, married Eleanor Dutton in England.

  1. Henry Whaley b. in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England.

  2. Thomas Whaley

  3. Rogers Whaley married Unknown. 

  4. John Whaley

  5. Ursula Whaley

  6. Mary Whaley

  7. William Whaley

  8. Ralphe Whaley

Generation 6

Henry Whaley6 (John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in Blackburn, Lancastershire, England, he married Ann DeBois.

Children of Henry Whaley and Ann DeBois:

  1. Henry Whaley b. in Lancastershire, England.

  2. Ralphe Whaley b. in Bonney, Nottingshire, England married Ann Hatfield.

  3. Gilbert Whaley

  4. John Whaley

  5. William Whaley

Generation 7

Henry Whaley7 (Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in Lancastershire, England married Dorothy Willoughby dau. of Robert Willoughby and Griffith.

Children of Henry Whaley and Dorothy Willoughby:

  1. Richard Whaley b. in Lancastershire, England.

Generation 8

Richard Whaley8 (Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in Lancastershire, England married Elizabeth Leake in England.

Children of Richard Whaley and Elizabeth Leake:

  1. Thomas Whaley b. abt. 1455 in  Straffordshire, England.

Generation 9

Thomas Whaley9 (Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in Straffordshire, England married Ann Langford.

Children of Thomas Whaley and Ann Langford:

  1. Richard Whaley b. in Straffordshire, England.

  2. Gilbert Whaley

  3. Thomas Whaley b. in Sipthrope, Nottinghamshire, England m. Unknown Tobinger.

Generation 10

Sir Richard Whaley10 ( Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) was born in Doralston, Stafford County, England and died 23 Nov 1583 in Screveton, Nottingham County, England.  Richard is also buried at Church Chancel, Screveton, Nottingham County, England.  He married 1)Laura Brookman in England, m.2) Ursula Thwaites, m. 3) Barbara CopeSir H. Nichols recorded that "Richard Whaley was a man of great parts and actions. He succeeded to his grandfather's estate which brought him great opulence. He was a member of Parliament for Scarborough during the reign of Edward VI (1547-1553). He was Knight of the Shire for the County of Nottingham, and one of the most splendid sheriffs of that county."

Children of Richard Whaley and Laura Brookman:

  1. Thomas Whaley b. Screveton, Nottingham County, England.

Generation 11

Thomas Whaley11, (Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Uknown1) b. in Screveton, Nottinghamshire, England and died . He married Elizabeth Hatfield dau. of Henry Hatfield and Alice Herey.

Children of Thomas Whaley and Elizabeth Hatfield:

  1. Richard Whaley b. 1569 in Kirkston, Nottinghamshire, England.

  2. Walter Whaley

  3. Thomas Whaley

  4. John Whaley

Generation 12

Richard Whaley12, (Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6,vJohn5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. 1569 in Kirkston, Nottinghamshire, England married 1)Ann Horley, 2)Jane Sitrap, 3) Frances Cromwell b. 5 Aug 1575 dau. of Sir Henry Cromwell and Joan Warren.  They were married in Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdonshire, England.

Children of Richard Whaley and Frances Cromwell:

  1. Edward Whaley b. 1615 in Screveton, Nottingham County, England.

  2. Thomas Whaley b. 1611 in Screveton, Nottingham County, England m. Mary Penniston.

  3. Elizabeth Whaley b. 1613 in Screveton, Nottingham County, England.

  4. Henry Whaley b. 1617 in Screveton, Nottingham County, England m. Rebecca Duffel 23 April 1627 in Dartford, Kent, England.

  5. Robert Whaley (alias Theophilus) b. 1617 in Screveton m. Elizabeth Mills 7 Feb. 1665 in Rapphannock, Essex Co., Virginia.

Generation 13

Edward Whaley13, (Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. 1615 in Kirkston, Nottinghamshire, England and died 16 Jan 1668 probably in Hadley, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts.  He married 1) Judith Duffel, 2) m. Mary Middleton.     Edward Whalley the Regicide:  http://www.factbites.com/topics/Edward-Whalley   http://www.smokykin.com/regicide.htm

Children of Edward Whaley and Judith Duffel:

  1. John Whaley

  2. Frances Whaley

  3. Mary Whaley

  4. Judith Whaley

  5. Edward Whaley

Children of Edward Whaley and Mary Middleton:

  1. Oliver Whaley

  2. Henry Whaley

  3. Edward Whaley

Generation 14

Edward Whaley14, (Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. in England died in SomersetCo., MD.  He married Elizabeth Ratcliffe

Children of Edward Whaley and Elizabeth Ratcliffe:

  1. Nathaniel Whaley b. 8 April 1686 Somerset Co, MD .

  2. John Whaley b: 2 DEC 1669.

  3. Charles Whaley b: 26 JAN 1671/72.

  4. Bridget Whaley b: 8 OCT 1681.

  5. William Whaley b: 27 DEC 1683.

  6. Rachel Whaley b: 15 NOV 1688.

  7. Elias Whaley b: 28 JUN 1690.

Generation 15

Nathaniel Whaley15, (Edward14, Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1). b. 6 April 1686 in Somerset Co, MD. he married Mary Dale b. 30 Nov 1689.

Children of Nathaniel Whaley and Mary Dale:

  1. Elias Whaley b: 22 Nov 1722 in Sinepuxon, Somerset Co., MD.

  2. William Whaley b: 1730 in Somerset Co, MD.

Generation 16

Elias Whaley16, (Nathaniel15, Edward14, Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1) b. 22 Nov 1722 in Sinepuxon, Somerset Co., MD and d. 21 Feb. 1776 in Worcestor Co., Maryland.  He married Martha McKnight Dale she was b: 22 MAR 1723 in Worcester, Maryland.  They were married  abt. 1750 in Worcester, Maryland. 

Children of Elias Whaley and Martha McKnight Dale:

  1. Nathaniel Zachariah Whaley b: 1760 in Maryland and d. 1829 in Upson Co., Georgia.

Generation 17

Nathaniel Whaley17  (Elias16, Nathaniel15,Edward14, Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1)b. bet. 1760-1765; d. c. 1829 in Upson Co., Georgia; he married  Agnes b. bet. 1761 and 1770 ; d. Jan 1842 Upson Co., Georgia and buried Upson Co., Georgia.  note:(Nathaniel went to Georgia with Elias Whaley's  brother William, it is possible he could be William son but was not mentioned in his Will)

Children of Nathaniel and Agnes Whaley:

  1. Ebenezer/Eben Whaley, b. c. 1785 Georgia; d. 1 Jan 1853 Talbot Co., Georgia; m. Tamzin/Tamsey Parham 10 Jan 1822 in Jasper Co., Georgia.  Residence: 1830-1850 Talbot Co., GA.

  2. William Whaley, b. bet. 1781-1790 Georgia; d. May 1834 Pike Co., Indiana; m. (1) Betsy Kinman 21 Nov 1808 Morgan Co., GA. (2) m. Bersheba Crayton 26 July 1824 Pike Co., Indiana.

  3. Elijah Whaley, b. c. 1800 Georgia; d. bet. 1850-1860.  He married  Susan Bridges 11 Dec 1838 in Upson Co., GA.

  4. Nancy Whaley

  5. John Whaley, b. bet. 1791 and 1800 in Georgia; d. 6 July 1863 in Magnolia, Columbia Co., AR.  He married  Martha Smith 19 Dec 1823 in Jasper Co., GA.

  6. Elizabeth/ Betsy Whaley, b. ? m. possibly  Richard Kates.

  7. James P? Whaley, b. bet. 1791 and 1800 in Georgia; d. 1850 in Tallapoosa Co., AL.  He married  Sarah/Sally Strickland 17 Dec 1820 in Jasper Co., Georgia.

  8. Sarah Whaley, b. bet. 1801- 1810 Georgia; m. possibly  Asa H. Smith 8 May 1823 Jasper Co., GA.

  9. George Whaley, b. c. 1805; d. bet. 1850-1860.  He married  Elvira J.

  10. Mary Whaley, b. c. 1811-1812 in Georgia; m.  John Martin 14 Dec 1825 Upson Co., Georgia.

  11. Isaac Whaley, b. c. 1801 Georgia; d. 7 Nov 1858 Pike Co., AL. 

  12. Isham/Isom M Whaley, b. March 1812 Georgia; c. aft. 1900 in Falls Co. or McLennan Co., Texas.  He married  Caroline Brown 15 March 1835 in Upson Co., GA.

Generation 18

Isaac Whaley18, (Nathaniel17, Elias16, Nathaniel15, Edward14, Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1)) b. c. 1811-1812 in Georgia; d. 7 Nov 1858 in AL; buried Whaley Family Cemetery, Pike Co., Alabama. He Married Ruth Smith b. c. 1807 Georgia and died 22 Feb 1877; buried Whaley Family Cemetery in Pike also.   

Children of Isaac and Ruth Whaley:

  1. Elijah Smith Whaley, b. 7 July 1826 GA; d. 21 Aug 1907 Pike Co., AL; buried Whaley Family Cemetery, Pike Co., AL.  He married  Serena N. Whaley 1856 in Talbot Co., GA.

  2. William W Whaley, b. c. 1828; m.  Mary Glaze 8 Dec 1850 Chambers Co., Alabama.

  3. Joseph Augusta Whaley, b. b. c. 1832 Georgia; c. 15 Sep 1870 in Columbia Co., AR.  He married  Lucinda/Lucy A Carter 28 Oct 1857 in Pike Co., Alabama.

  4. James Mack Whaley, b. c. 1834 Georgia; d. 7 Dec 1889 Pike Co., AL and buried Beulah.  He married Mrs. Mary E (Massey) Moore 25 Nov 1865.

  5. Mary Narcissa Whaley, b. c. 1839 Georgia m . Anthoney Milton King 22 Nov 1860 in Pike Co., Alabama.

  6. Elizabeth Parthena Whaley, b. c. 1842 Alabama.

  7. Martha Jane Whaley, b. c. 1843 Alabama; she never married.

  8. Laura C Whaley, b. c. 1845 Alabama; m. (1) William L Botsford 19 March 1868 Pike Co., AL., m. (2) James F Devane 1871.

  9. Isaac R Whaley Jr., b 10 May 1846 Alabama; d. 29 Nov 1911; burial Woodside Cem. Grand Saline, TX.  He married  Angie B Lee 13 Feb 1873 in Pike Co., Alabama.

Generation 19

Elizabeth Parthena Whaley19, (Isaac18, Nathaniel17, Elias16, Nathaniel15, Edward14, Edward13, Richard12, Thomas11, Richard10, Thomas9, Richard8, Henry7, Henry6, John5, John4, Eustace3, Wyamarus2, Unknown1b. c. 1842 in Alabama; m. Pleasant P Massey Jr. 7   28 Dec 1859 in Pike Co., Alabama.

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