In the year 1670, a John Whatley who had received a land grant in Virginia in the Isle of Wight, wrote his will and passed 100 acres of land to his eldest son, John... "
page 2, Whatley Grandfathers Revised (c. 1990) by Mary Elizabeth Whatley Jones
The purpose of this site is to display the ancestary of my two sons (born in 1996 and 1998) with emphasis on the line back to Shirley Whatley and his father (and forefathers). At this time I am not sure of the link between Shirley Whatley (b.16??-1779) and John Whatley (d.1671), but will continue to look for it and post it when I find it.
Rev. William J. Whatley suggests the following on his site
Sir John Wheatleigh
Castle Bromwich, Leicestershi, England
Wife: Mary ???
Frome, Somerset, England
Married: Mary ??? About 1583
Married: Elizabeth Farrer
Capt. John Wheatley
Married: Lydia Talbot
Married: Frances Rolle
Married: Mary Shirley
Shirley Whatley I
Jamestown, James City, Virginia
Married: Mary Cherry
Married 2nd: Rebecca Wharton
Rev. Whatley furthers says on his site:
My Whatley Line goes back to the 1500's. We came came from Whatley, Somerset, England.
The Whatley name as I have found it dates back to 1084 and the spellings were as follows: No 1: Watileia: No 2: Watelega: No 3: Wateles: No 4: Watteleg: No 5: Hwatele: No 6: Whateleia: No 7: Whatele: No 8: Watele: No 9: Watteleghe; No 10: Whateley: No 11: Whately No 12: Whatleigh: No 13: Wattley; No 14: And of course, Whatley. The earliest Whatleys I have found was: Lambert de Watileia, 1084 GeldR (So); Martin de Watelega 1130 P (Nt); Roger de Wetelea 1182 P (St); Peter de Watteleg' 1196 P (Y); Elyas de Hwatele 1219 AssY; Peter de Watteleg' 1221 AssWa; Henry de Whateleia Hy 3 Colch (Ess); Walter de Whetele 1273 RH (Nt); Reginald de Watele, Robert Watteleghe 1296 SRSx. From Whateley (Warwicks), Whatley (Som), Wheatley (Essex, Lancs, Notts, Oxon, WRYorks), or Wattlehill Fm in Ewhurst (Sussex), all 'wheat-lea'. cf. Whiteley.
I am listing the oldest ancestors first ... The spelling will be as I have it in my records, which many of them came from either El Duane Whatley or Dallas Whatley Griffen.
Youngest Whatley:Nathan Whatley
Oldest Whatley:Shirley Whatley
List of Whatley's on this site
Much of the information on this site came from research I did several years ago. The file I used to store this infromation is below:
|bios.htm (w/ html paragraph breaks)||bios.txt (no html tags)|
Other Whatley Sites
House of Whatley's
El Duane Whatley Web Page
Family of Mary Cathrine Whatley (includes descendants of Samuel Whatley)
Descendants of Shirley Whatley
Whatley Family Genealogy Forum
WHATLEY Genealogy and Family Roots (includes other Whatley sites and a list of researchers)
desecandt's of William Jackson Smith who married some Whatley's
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