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From: "jlw" <>
Subject: James E Whittington & son John W Whittington of MS>LA>TX
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 08:38:31 -0500
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Hello Family Seekers

I have some data back to 1166, however my late husband was Marvin Eugene Whittington,born 03 16 1931 in Wyandotte,Ok, Ottawa County, where he resided all his life until his passing 02 02 1996, buried in Williams Timberhill Cemetery, 6 miles West of Miami,Ok in Craig County, OK. His Father was William Whittington, his Mother Elsie Wallace,they are buried in the Wyandotte,Ok Cemetery, Ottawa County,OK and his grandfather was George Washington Whittington, buried in Wyandotte Cemetery also, married to Mary Elizabeth Bert. His Great Grandfather Elbert H Bert
who is buried near Cassville, Barry County, MO,
Where do we meet?

I hope we can be of help to one another.

Have a Great Day & May God Bless.

Jimmye Lou Whittington

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I recently lost my father, Shannon Glenn Whittington, and will be picking up where he left off in regards to the family history. We have a tremendous amount of information going back a couple hundred years. Unfortunately, we only have real knowledge after about 1850.

In this data, your James Elem shows up as my Great-Great-Grandfathers brother, born in 1809 in Amite CO., Miss. They had what looks to be 4 brothers and 2 sisters, all born there in Miss.

Some time around 1860 Moses moved his family to Texas and the Oklahoma territory where we had all stayed until my father began to move us due to job opportunities in the 70's.

Though I don't know much more about what seems to be your part of our family, it sounds as if James either followed or led Moses to Texas. There we have all lived, related to one another, without even being aware. What a small world we live in.

Hope this helps, I may have questions of my own in the days ahead.

Shannon Mark Whittington

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