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Some Descendants of Thomas Whitehead

Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.5c
MARCUM Project Version 659
March 15, 1998

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Arrowood, Whitehead

First Generation

1. Thomas1 Whitehead birth date unknown.

He married Elizabeth Oaks.

Thomas Whitehead and Elizabeth Oaks had the following child:

Second Generation

2. James K.2 Whitehead (Thomas1) was born in Carter Co, TN January 27, 1840.(2) James died March 29, 1872 in Happy Valley, Blount Co, TN, at age 32.(3) His body was interred at Boone Cemetery in Happy Valley, Blount Co, TN.(4)

He married Frances (Fanny) Arrowood January 29, 1860 in Mitchell Co, NC.(5) Frances was born January 29, 1840 in Yancey Co, NC. See her father's family for more information. Frances was the daughter of John Arrowood and Frances (Fanny) Barrett.

Frances died March 28, 1935 in Rasar, Blount Co, TN, at age 95.(6) Her body was interred at Boone Cemetery in Happy Valley, Blount Co, TN.(7) Frances applied for a military pension June 14, 1872 in Blount Co, TN.(8) In the 1880 Census, Frances was listed as a head of household 1880 in Blount Co, TN. She was listed as John Granville Whitehead's mother in the 1900 Census in Blount Co, TN.

In the Census of 1860, James was listed as a head of household in Fork Mountain, Yancey Co, NC.(9) He was listed as a neighbor of John Arrowood in the Census of 1860 in Yancey Co, NC.(10) December 7, 1863, John enlisted in the 6th Indiana Cavalry Regiment, serving until after the end of the war in Companies A and F. During his service he contracted dysentery, which left him debilitated until the end of his life.

In the Census of 1870, James was listed as a head of household in Greeneville, Greene Co, TN.(11)

James K. Whitehead and Frances (Fanny) Arrowood had the following children:

Third Generation

3. John Granville3 Whitehead (James K.2, Thomas1) was born in Big Rock Creek, Yancey Co, NC November 8, 1860.(24)

He married Cynthia Smith.

In the 1900 Census, John was listed as a head of household 1900 in Blount Co, TN.

John Granville Whitehead and Cynthia Smith had the following children:

4. Sarah Elizabeth Ellen3 Whitehead (James K.2, Thomas1) was born in Crab Orchard, Carter Co, TN April 27, 1862.(25)

She married Henry C. Arrowood. Henry was born May 1855 in probably, Madison Co, NC. Henry was the son of James Arrowood and Lavicia Hunter. Henry died 1918 at age 63. In the 1900 Census, Henry was listed as a head of household 11 June 1900 in Blount Co, TN.(26)

Sarah Elizabeth Ellen Whitehead and Henry C. Arrowood had the following children:

Notes and References

1. Betty Boone Best, "Fanny Arrowood Whitehead's Struggle to Prove Her Claim to a Civil War Pension as Widow of James Whitehead, Researched by Robert L. Arwood," The Blount Journal Vol. XIII, No. 2 (Marysville, TN: Blount County Genealogical & Historical Society, Fall 1996): pp. 57-68, (hereafter cited as Best, Fanny Whitehead's Struggle).
2. Ibid.
3. Ibid.
4. Ibid.
5. Ibid.
6. Ibid.
7. Ibid.
8. James Whitehead, widow Frances Whitehead; A & F 6 Ind Cav, 1872 June 14 widow application 204,303, certificate 261,880; U. S. General Index to Pension Files 1861 - 1934; Series T-288, Roll 513; National Archives, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as T288, Roll 513, John Whitehead Pension Index).
9. James Whitehead, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Fork Mountain P.O.), P.892 L.31, National Archives, Washington, DC: James Whitehead 21 b.TN Farmer RE$50 PE$30; Fanny 20 b.NC (hereafter cited as R1860 census, P.892 L.31, Yancey Co. NC).
10. John Arrowoodd, 1860 US Census, Yancey Co. NC (Fork Mtn. P.O.), P.892 L.23, John Arrowoodd, 63 m, b.NC Farmer RE$1000 PE$350; Fanny 58 f; Sarah 28 f; Barbary 22 f; Washington 18 m Farmer; Wesley 15 m Farmer; Pinckney 12 m; William 4 m. Next to daughter Fanny and son Sam (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.892 L.23, Yancey Co. NC).
11. Jas. Whitehead, 1870 US Census, Greene Co. TN (Civil Dist No 8, Greeneville P.O.), P.248B L.10 H F.24, Series M-593, Roll 1531, National Archives, Washington, DC: Whitehead Jas 30 b.TN Farmer RE$400 PE$225 col.19; Fannie 30 b.NC Keeping house; John G 9 b.NC, Sarha (sic) E 8 b.TN, Fannie T 7 b.NC, Soloman 4 b.TN, Mary A 1 b.TN; Arwood Fannie 68 b.NC At home col.16,17 (hereafter cited as R1870 census, P.248B L.10, Greene Co. TN).
12. Best, Fanny Whitehead's Struggle.
13. Ibid.
14. Ibid.
15. Ibid.
16. Ibid.
17. Ibid.
18. Ibid.
19. Ibid.
20. Ibid.
21. Ibid.
22. Ibid.
23. Ibid.
24. Ibid.
25. Ibid.
26. Henry C. Arrowood, 1900 US Census, Blount Co. TN (8th Civil Dist), ED.19 S.6 L.55 H F.104, Series T-623, Roll 1558, National Archives, Washington, DC: Arrowood Henry C May 1855-45 m.12 b.NC f,m.b.NC Farmer YNYOFF 78; Sarah E wife Apr 1867-32 m.12 4/3 b.NC f,m.b.NC; Albert O son Jun 1888-11 Farm laborer 35YNY; James S son Apr 1890-10 35YNY; Fannie E dau June 1895-4, all ch. b.TN f,m.b.NC (hereafter cited as R1900 census, ED.19 S.6 L.55, Blount Co. TN).



Arrowood, Albert O. (i3080), b.1888-
Arrowood, Fannie E. (i3100), b.1895-
Arrowood, Frances (Fanny) (marriage to James K. Whitehead) (i770), b.1840-d.1935
Arrowood, Henry C. (marriage to Sarah Elizabeth Ellen Whitehead) (i1991), b.1855-d.1918
Arrowood, James S. (i3092), b.1890-


Boone, William M. (marriage to Fanny Theodora Whitehead) (i3072), b.1863-


Hearon, Gilbert G. (marriage to Nancy Virginia Catherine Whitehead) (i3079)


Marine, Joseph (marriage to Mary Belle Whitehead) (i3077)


Oaks, Elizabeth (marriage to Thomas Whitehead) (i5207)


Potter, Sarah Caroline (marriage to Solomon Thomas Whitehead) (i3075), b.1867-d.1944


Smith, Cynthia (marriage to John Granville Whitehead) (i3064)


Whitehead, Charles A. (i3068), b.1894-
Whitehead, Daniel S. (i3066), b.1890-
Whitehead, Fanny Theodora (i3071), b.1864-
Whitehead, James K. (i2126), b.1840-d.1872
Whitehead, John Granville (i3063), b.1860-
Whitehead, Mary (marriage to Solomon Thomas Whitehead) (i3074)
Whitehead, Mary Belle (i3076), b.1868-
Whitehead, Matilda A. (i3065), b.1888-
Whitehead, Nancy L. (i3067), b.1892-
Whitehead, Nancy Virginia Catherine (i3078), b.1871-
Whitehead, Sarah Elizabeth Ellen (i3070), b.1862-
Whitehead, Solomon Thomas (i3073), b.1866-d.1938
Whitehead, Thomas (i5206)

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