Person:Hezekiah Whitt (3)

Hezekiah Whitt
d.29 March 1849 probably Virginia
  1. Ablijah Whitt1757 -
  2. Hezekiah Whitt1761 - 1849
  • HHezekiah Whitt1761 - 1849
  • WRachel Scaggsabt 1765 - after 1846
m. abt 1784
  1. James Whitt1782 - 1855
  2. Griffith "Griffy" Whittabt 1785 - 1853
  3. Susannah Whittabt 1785 -
  4. Jonas Whittabt 1785 -
  5. Rebecca Whitt1785 -
  6. Jonathan Whittabt 1785 -
  7. Richard Nelson "Devil Dick" Whitt1791 - 1855
  8. John Bunyon Whitt, Sr.1795 - 1867
Facts and Events
Name Hezekiah Whitt
Gender Male
Alt Birth[2] 1760 South Carolina, United Statesaccording to his pension application
Birth[1] 1761 Virginia, USA
Military[2] 1776 or 1777 Virginia, USAwas drafted to go to the relief of Island Creek Fort, against the Indians
Military[4] 1779 Nautical Campaign against the Cherokees of Chickamauga
Marriage abt 1784 Montgomery County, Virginia, USAto Rachel Scaggs
Property? 4 Dec 1792 Washington, Virginia, United States85 acre land grant next to Thomas Mastin
Pension[2] 27 March 1844 Pension Application
Alt Death[5] 27 Mar 1846 Cedar Grove,Wythe County,Virginia, USA
Death[1] 29 March 1849 probably Virginia
Military[2] Revolutionary War
Burial[1] Whitt-Lowe Cemetery, Cedar Bluff, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA

He was a friend of Thomas Mastin.

Tazewell Land Survey 1792

Henry Lee Esquire governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings: Know ye that by virtue of a Certificate in right of Settlement given by the Commissioners- for adjusting the Titles to unpatented Lands in the District of Washington and Montgomery, and in Consideration of the Ancient Composition of ten Shillings Sterling paid by Hezekiah Whitt into the Treasury of this Commonwealth there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Hezekiah Whitt Assignee of John Hankins a certain tract or parcel of Land, containing eighty four Acres by Survey bearing date the twenty sixth day of April one thousand seven hundred and eighty three Lying and being in the County of Washington on the waters of Clinch River in the Baptist Valley and bounded as followeth towit: Beginning at two white oaks on a hill thence South forty degrees East Sixty seven poles to a large sugar tree at the foot of Kents Ridge and along the same North fifty three degrees East two hundred and twenty six poles to a Lynn on Major Thomas Mastin land and along his line North thirty one degrees West fifty seven poles crossing a branch to a large Chestnut oak on a high ridge corner to said Mastins land, thence leaving Mastins line and a long the said ridge South fifty five degrees West two hundred and thirty six poles to the beginning: with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Hezekiah Whitt and his Heirs forever. In Witness whereof the said Henry Lee Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety two and of the Commonwealth the Seventeenth. Page 137

Hezekiah Whitt

Washington County

Tazewell Land Survey March 20, 1820

page 190

Surveyed for Hez Whit 120 acres of land by virtue of an entry made the 20th March 1820 a part of a land office treasury warrant assigned to him by Hez Harmon assignee of John Cally and part of warrant No. 5334 for 500 acres dated the 6 January 1814 being in Tazewell Co. on Indian Creek a branch of Clinch River and bounded as follows; Beginning at a black oak W oak and cucumber on the top of Ready Ridge a corner of James Whitts and with the same line S 63 E 48 poles to 3 W oaks S 9 W 40 poles to a W oak on a hillside S 30 E 40 poles crossing a cabin branch to a white poplar on the point of a ridge S 86 W 80 poles to a buckeye in a rich hollow N 56 W 44 poles to a sugar sapling on a rich hillside N 80 W 60poles crossing Indian Creek to 3 sp pines in an island S 65 W 66 poles crossing said Creek to a dogwood N 8 E 32 poles crossing the creek to two birches N 53 W 10 poles to 3 black gums on top of the ridge N 7 to 50 poles to a red oak N 70 E 80 poles crossing Loone Creek to a !W oak and birch in a bottom S 84 E 120 poles to the beginning March 24, 1820.

Isaac Brown Sur

for Hez Harmon S.T.C.

Image Gallery
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave.

    Hezekiah Whitt Hand-made stone headstone reads: "Hezekiah Whitt was born 1761 departed this life March 1849 29" DAR plaque next to headstone reads: "VA Militia Revolutionary War Indian Wars 1761 1849"

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Whitt, Hezekiah. Revolutionary War Pension Application. (Tazewell County, Virginia: National Archives, 27 March 1844).
  3.   Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System.

    Which # is this Hezekiah Whitt? I have not located his page at the online DAR database. user:cthrnvl

  4. Aronhime, Gordon. Thomas Mastin: important unknown of the early Clinch River Settlement.

    He served under Thomas Mastin in the Nautical Campaign against the Cherokees of Chickamauga

  5. McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals
  6. Rev Richard P Whitt (b. 1730, d. April 25, 1812)