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Whatley Family Tree - Ornan Whatley
Ornan Whatley

Shirley Whatley (late 1600's-1779)
Ornan Whatley (1751-1798)
Rebecca Wharton (?)
Ornan B. Whatley (1785-1825)
John Thornton
Judith Thornton (1751-1842)
Elizabeth ?

Ornan Whatley was born on May 8, 1751 to Shirley and Rebecca Whatley .

Ornan married Judith Thornton in ?.

Ornan and Judith had 6 children:
son Ornan Bradley Whatley (b. 4-4-1785)
son Ornan (III) Whatley (?)
son Wilson Whatley (?)
son Burwell Whatley (?) married Polly Jarrald Whitlock
daughter Rebecca Whatley (?)
daughter Charity Whatley (?)
daughter Elizabeth Whatley (?)

Ornan died in Dec 1, 1798 in Ogelthorpe Co.,GA.

Other Information
Ornan first married Tabitha Green. It is thought that Ornan's children Wyatt and Tabitha (who later married John Whitlock) were by Tabitha Green and that his other children, listed above, were by Judith. Oran served in the Revolutionary War. He lived in both Richmond and Princess Ann, VA. In GA in lived in Walton and Wilkes (later Ogelthorpe) counties. For his service, he received Bounty Land Grants and his widow recieved land in Lee Co. Ornan gave land to a relative Samuel (1762-1826) to start Whatley's Mill Church. The church is now located in Greene Co. and named Bethesda.

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