Eleanor Whiteneck was the 2nd child of Benjamin Whiteneck(b. Sept. 21, 1772 in Franklind Co., MD) and Martha Wimmer.Eleanor was b. Mar.11,1800 in Roanoke,VA, d. Aug. 17, 1863 in Lawrence, Douglas Co., KS. She married James E. Higdon abt. 1836-37 and had three children.Rumor has it that she was previously married (name not known)before she married Higdon. From her first marriage she had two little girls, but nothing can be found on this family. We would like to know the name of her first husband.