This Whitmell was not the Whitmell who died in Talbot Co Ga in the early 1830s leaving a will there.Whitmell who married Elizabeth Traywick died in 1857 in Tallapoosa Co Al.I found the estate settlement in the Tallapoosa courthouse last year. Wife Elizabeth died prior to Whitmell, and the settlement papers mention the names of their children as: 1. Abner 2. Martha 3. Robert T. 4. Chloey Williams (widow of Robert Williams) 5. Lydia Martin (widow of Daniel Martin) 6. Ashley 7. Ithiel 8. Isaac
This posting is for anyone interested in this family, and I can provide additional information.