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Timeline of Records: James Whitehead and his wives Elizabeth Markham and Martha Coats


1804; James Whitehead married Elizabeth Markham, daughter of Mary Markham; Surety - Peter Markham. Married by Rev David Nowlin; 7 Jan 1804.
[source] Marriages of Pittsylvania County Virginia, Knorr.

1811; Elizabeth Markham Whitehead is named in the action recorded in the Court Record Books of Pittsylvania County Virginia; 15 Jul 1811. James Whitehead and wife, formerly Elizabeth Markham.

1810 Census of Pittsylvania county Virginia; James Whitehead; 2 white, 1 slave, 3 horses.

1812; James Whitehead stands as surety to the marriage of Catherine Markham and James Callaway.

1816; James Whitehead and wife Elizabeth to William S Lewis. Selling property to Lewis that adjoins William H Markham; 6 May 1816.
[source] Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia; Book 20, page 39.

1816; James Whitehead and wife Elizabeth and William H Markham are selling property in Pittsylvania co; 20 April 1816. note - possibly part of their inheritance from John Markham.
[source] Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia; Book 20, page 41

1816; Abraham Shelton, James Whitehead (first) William H Markham (second). Shelton and Whitehead selling for $515 the tract of land on which William H Markham now lives in Pittsylvania county on the waters of Buck Branch, 105 acres; 3 January 1816.
[source] Deeds of Pittsylvania County Virginia; Book 21, page 282.

1820; James Whitehead stands as surety to the marriage of Rebecca Markham and Joel Barber.

1820 Census of Pittsylvania County Virginia; James Whitehead; 2m 0-10; 1m 10-16; 1m 26-45; 2f 0-10; 1f 10-16; 1f 16-26; (children 3m, 3f).

1830 Census of Pittsylvania County Virginia; James Whitehead; 2m 0-5; 1m 5-10; 2m 15-20; 1m 40-50; 1f 0-5; 1f 15-20; 2f 20-30; (children 5m, 2-3f).

1840 Census of Pittsylvania County Virginia; James Whitehead; 2m 0-5; 1m 5-10; 1m 10-15; 2m 15-20; 1m 50-60; 1f 10-15; 1f 30-40.

1850 Census of Pittsylvania County Virginia
James Whitehead; 67 (1783)
Martha Whitehead; 49 (1801)
Paul Whitehead; 22 (1828); laborer
James Whitehead; 16 (1824); laborer
John Whitehead; 14 (1826)
David Whitehead; 12 (1828)
1850 Slave schedule shows James Whitehead with eighteen slave, eleven of whom are children.


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Timeline of Records for James Whitehead and his wives Elizabeth Markham and Martha Coats; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett for Markham of Chesterfield website; 2014.