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grandfather was ALEXANDER MCWHORTER (b. 1813 in
Summit twp., Henderson co., KY). In 1832 he fought in the Black Hawk war. I have his war
records. His commander was Capt. Samuel Houston. ALEXANDER m. MARGARET LOY 12-Jul-1836 in Watson twp., Effingham co., IL. He lived there until his
death 23-Dec-1896. I have a photo of him. I know of two sons; JOHN (b.
28-May-1837) and CLINTON DWIGHT (b. 1840my
great grandfather). I would like to find out who ALEXANDERs
researching and searching for documents, dates and information on JOHN
BARR MEWHIRTER, possibly
known as Barr. He filed a will 10-May-1826, I have that. The will was probated
5-Jun-1826. He m. MARY ANNE REED (dau. of JOHN
FREDERICK REED) on
30-Jan-1821, filed on 23-Jan. I have been unable to find exact date of death or place.
They had two child.; FREDERICK and WILLIAM. JOHN
BARR MEWHIRTERs mother was JANE BARR and father
MCWHIRTER/MCWHORTER. The family
most likely migrated from Westmoreland co., OH. I do not have actual death date and burial
BARR MEWHIRTER. By all
indications they lived in Green twp., Harrison co., OH. MARY ANNE and two sons,
FREDERICK & WILLIAM, later
migrated to Van Wert, OH.
Thomas L. Mewhirter
Chapel Hill, NC
husbands grandparents were ARTHUR ALONZO MCWHORTER and PERSIS (JAMESON?) MCWHORTER. We know a
little about ARTHUR; nothing
about PERSIS, except that
they had two children, JEAN
mother-in-law) and brother ARTHUR. Trying to
locate info on uncle ARTHUR. Believe he
was born in or near Huron SD around 1922-1925.
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