Thomas WITHINTON, II

Male Abt 1768 - 1838  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Thomas WITHINTON 
    Suffix II 
    Born Abt 1768  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 3414AF90252840FD9EFDE69F6A4C926EE79F 
    Died 17 Apr 1838  Bridgeton, St Louis Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Ferdinand, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5577  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2001 

    Married Abt 1787  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nancy Ann WITHINTON,   b. 1788, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1821, St. Ferdinand, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     2. John WITHINTON,   b. 1789, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1851  (Age 62 years)
     3. Francis WITHINTON,   b. Mar 1792, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 18 Apr 1832  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. Thomas WITHINTON, Jr.,   b. 7 Nov 1793, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1863, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Theresa WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1795, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1861, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     6. Mary Marie WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1797, Prob MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1854  (Age ~ 57 years)
     7. Deborah WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1799,   d. Bef 3 Oct 1829, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years)
     8. James WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1800,   d. 22 Mar 1838, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)
     9. Anchage WITHINTON,   b. 14 Oct 1801, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Helen WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1802, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 14 Oct 1843, St. Ferdinand, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     11. Elizabeth WITHINTON,   b. Abt 1802, Prob MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 18 Apr 1838, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     12. Jacques WITHINTON,   b. 31 May 1806, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. William WITHINTON,   b. 1 Feb 1808, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1838, Florissant, St. Louis County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2000 
    Family ID F3261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1768 - Charles County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1787 - Charles County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Apr 1838 - Bridgeton, St Louis Co, MO Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Letter from Marjorie B. Helmholz dtd 8 May 1979 to Mrs. Fred Mullings, Pt 1 Box 295 Winslow, Ark, 72959 in which she extends information given in the Filson Report on origin of Carrico line from Margaret Elizabeth Carrico and Thomas Withington. She quotes records of the Withingtons in St Ferdinand Church in Florissant, MO. Copy of letter in possession of Dan H. Devaney. About 1795- Thomas Withington and family, two of his brothers, James and John Withington, Vincent Carrico and family and a sister, Tabitha Carrico, migrated to St Louis Co from MD, going thru KY on the way, where other
      Carrico Brothers and cousins had settled.

      !NOTE: A letter from Dorothy Altheimer dated 19 Oct 1993 to the Devaneys, states "as early as 1787 she found an entry in the MOORE genealogy which stated Thomas Withington; Vincent Carrico, a brother-in-law; and a fifteen year old bo by the name of Isadore Moore came to St Louis to look over the area".

      !SOURCE LAND RECORD: Courthouse in Lebanon, KY has a record of Thomas Withingto having sold his property in 1787 (Ref. letter to Mrs. E.
      G. Shields, 855 Eastweeod, Chicago, ILL dated 1918 discovered by Dorothy Altheimer in the Puclis Library of St Louis, MO.

      !SOURCE BIRTH, MIGRATION: Letter from Dorothy Altheimer P.O. Box 76, Definance, MO 63341. Gives date of birth as 1761 and states that Thomas came with his brother-in-law Vincent Carrico to St Louis Co around 1787. Records of the Withingtons in St Ferdinand Church in Florissant, MO. show that two of the Withington children, born in MD to Margaret Elizabeth Carrico, first wife of Thomas Withtington were baptised at the St Ferdinand Church at ages 3 and 6. Beginning 1800 there were four other children of Thomas Withington baptised there showing the wife as Tabitha Carrico, showing that Thomas Withington had married two Carrico sisters.

      !SOURCE-CHILDREN: "Withington Family 1700-1993" by Dorothy Withington Altheimer. P.O. Box 76, Defiance, MO. 63341 edited by Sula Rowe. p. 69. Thomas left MD before his father died. A record in the Leganon Courthouse, KY shows that Thomas Withington sold his property there prior to coming to St Louis.

      !NOTE: After the death of James Musick, Sr., Nancy Withington Musick took the three youngest children home to her father's house and they were raised Catholic. The three oldest children were taken by an uncle David Musick and were raised Baptist.

      !SOURCE: Family line of Mr. Earl G. Hanley copy in possession of Dan H. Devaney
      Mr. Hanley uses as a source Genealogies of KY Families, from the Filson Club History Quarterly submitted by Colonel Homer Carrico. He has Nancy as daughter of Thomas and Tabitha.

      !SOURCE: The Filson Club HIstory Quarterly Vol 28, Louisville, KY July 1851, No 3.

      !SOURCE: Catholicity in KY, Louisville, by Hon. Ben J. Webb., Charles A. Rogers 1884

      !SOURCE: History of St Louis Co, Vol I. Early settlers in St Ferdinand Township beginning on p. 46.

      !SOURCE: A History of MO., Vol. II.

      !SOURCE: Letter from Dorothy Altheimer 19 Oct 1993 who is working on a book on the Withingtons. Name has been mispelled as Weatherington, Withinton, Wethington, Witherington. Around 1802 Richard and Benjamin Withington left Cartwright Creek and moved south th Casey Creek along with other family members of their group. Afterwards they were joined by the James familyu, the Montgomerys as well as the Carricos. They all purchased land. Documenter by John A. Lyons, in his Historical Sketches of the Parish of St Bernard of Clairvauz on Casey Creek, Clementsville, KY, 1979. She also has a xerox copy i French stating that Thomas Withington bought his property in Maraid des Liards in 1798 during the Louisiana Purchase and signed it himself spelling his name, Thomas Withinton (without the g).

      !MILITARY: WAR OF 1812. Capt. David Mucick's Co of MTD Riflemen. Copy of Appendix in possession of Marilyn P. Devaney. Shows Francis, John as 1st Sgt, Thomas, and another Francis.

      !SOURCE: Florissant Vally Historical Society Quarterly of April 1972, by Mrs Russell (Carrico) Kaiser, Sr. "Thomas Wittinten of St Charles Co, MD, married Elizabeth Carrico, probable a sister of Vencent, Dennis, Theresa and Water Carrico, who came to St Louis Co in 1818. Thomas Wittinten was in Florissant at least by 1798.
      His two children were baptized into St Ferdinands's Catholic Church.
      Records show 28 Wittintens baptized into the church.