Valentine Wightman-Whitman (1627-1701) married Mary Wightman-Whitman (c.1627-1718), probably a cousin? They had a daughter, Susannah Whitman (1658-1734) married Nehemiah Ballou (1652-1741) July 20, 1683 in Providence, Rhode Island. Valentine Wightman-Whitman father John Wightman (1598-1669)born Burton-on Trent, Staffordshire, England. Name of wife is unknown? They are my direct ancestors in the Wightman-Whitman-Ballou lines. Valentine Wightman-Whitman was a Commisioner to the General Court of Rhode Island in 1658.