8.LEWIS MERITT5 WHALEY (DURRANTGREEN4, LEWIS[LOUIS]3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born March 12, 1856 in North Carolina, and died December 03, 1910 in North Carolina.He married MARIUM ALICE CROOM January 16, 1878 in Pender County, NC., daughter of AARON CROOM and MARY PIGFORD.She was born April 15, 1856 in Pender County, North Carolina, and died March 10, 1936 in Dover, North Carolina. Notes for LEWIS MERITT WHALEY: According to info by Jacqueline Boykin, the dates are on his tombstone in the Sarah Whaley Cemetery near Richlands, Onslow Co., NC. on State Road 1235. Notes for MARIUM ALICE CROOM: According to Jacqueline Boykin, Marium has a death certificate recorded in Craven Co., NC. at the Register of Deeds Office, in Book 1936, page 0481.She is buried in the Sarah Whaley Cemetery with dates on her tombstone. She is on the 1880 Census for Pender County, NC the Lincoln Township. She is on the 1900 Census for Onslow County, NC, the Upper Richlands Township. Children of LEWIS WHALEY and MARIUM CROOM are:
MYRTLE6 WHALEY, b. August 22, 1879; d. May 22, 1957, Onslow Co., NC; m. CADER R. SANDLIN; b. February 03, 1872; d. November 27, 1936, Onslow Co., NC.
Marriage Marriage Notes for MYRTLE WHALEY and CADER SANDLIN: Cader and Myrtle are buried in the Cader R. Sandlin Cemetery in Onslow Co., NC.
MARTER I. WHALEY, b. 1879.
Notes for MARTER I. WHALEY: She was on the 1880 Census at the age of 9/12.
CARRIE OCTAVIA WHALEY, b. September 27, 1883, Lenoir County, NC.; d. April 18, 1975.
LEWIS J. WHALEY, b. September 01, 1885, Duplin County, NC; d. February 17, 1968, Duplin County, NC.
Notes for LEWIS J. WHALEY: According to Jacqueline Boykin, the dates are from his Tombstone.
BATTIE C. WHALEY, b. February 03, 1887; d. May 27, 1928; m. KATIE UNKNOWN.
Notes for BATTIE C. WHALEY: Dates are from tombstone records.Whaley Cemetery, according to Death Certificate of May 29, 1928
DAVID A. WHALEY, b. 1890.
ROYAL DEEMS [DEEMES] WHALEY, b. September 10, 1893; d. February 14, 1963.
Notes for ROYAL DEEMS [DEEMES] WHALEY: According to Jacqueline Boykin, dates are from a tombsone record.
WILLIAM MCCAREY WHALEY, b. September 1898; d. December 1898.
9.WILLIAM DURANT GREEN5 WHALEY (DURRANTGREEN4, LEWIS[LOUIS]3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born August 15, 1863 in North Carolina, and died June 11, 1934 in Shady, Marion County, Florida.He married (1) NANCY ANN JONES.She was born December 26, 1869 in North Carolina, and died December 18, 1950 in Onslow Co., NC.He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH JONES.She was born November 13, 1832, and died November 21, 1898 in Onslow Co., NC.He married (3) IDA [WILLIAMS] SPENCER October 14, 1909 in Texar Kana, Bowie Co., Texas, daughter of JOHN SPENCER and REBECCA WILLIAMS.She was born 1884 in Near Tuscalossa, Alabama, and died in Florida. Notes for WILLIAM DURANT GREEN WHALEY: William left North Carolina after leaving the Baptist Ministry and moved to Bowie Co., Texas at Texar Arkana.From this prior info showed him bornin 1864.From his tombstone record, he is buried in the Whaley Cemetery in Richlands, Onslow Co., NC.He would have been 71 on his next birthday.Info by Carolyn Harmon. According to info by Carmen Lyons, he was a tobacco farmer and preacher in Onslow County, NC.He founded Whaley Chapel [Hargetts Crossroads] in Jones County, NC.He is supposed to have owned 1000 acres in Jones County.It is rumored that Nancy Ann his first wife was Mean as a Snake.It is told that on coming home from an extended preaching circuit that he found that his wife had given birth to a red-headed baby that looked much like the hired farm hand.Shortly after, William took a 100 pound salt bag that was full of Money and left for Texas.In Texas he met and married Ida Spencer and moved from there to Frog Level,Arkansas and then to Shady, Marion County, Florida.Supposedly he lost everything in the stock market crash. According to info by Pamela Griffin, her father-in-law gave a little bit more on the Whaley House in the picture.He believes it was built around 1900.He lived there with his first wife and she lived there until her death.Pamela's father-in-law was born there but never lived there.His mother, Robena Whaley Griffin went home to give birth with the help of her mother, Nancy.My father-in-law said that WDG did not die in NC., butwas sent back from Florida by his second wife to be buried in the family cemetery.He said he remembered seeing him in a coffin and that he was a 'very big man' and that he was around 6'4".According to the story Nancy passed on, and some of WDG and Nancy's children lived the house until they passed on.Nobody lives there now, but some descendents live next door.Pamela posed the question of exploring the house to her father-in-law, but he didn't respond.He was not sure how his extended family would feel about it.It looked like there were lots of things still in the house. Notes for NANCY ANN JONES: There was a Jerry Merritt born 1883, that lived with them in Richlands, Onslow Co., NC in 1900, from the 1900 Census ED 80, page 1. from a Soundex by Jackie Weeden.She is showed on a tombstone record buried with her husband William Durant Green Whaley in the Whaley Cemetery at Richlands, Onslow Co., NC., she would have been 81 on her birthdayin 8 more days. Marriage Marriage Notes for WILLIAM WHALEY and NANCY JONES: Nancy and William Durant Green Whaley are buried in the William Durant Green Whaley Cemetery, Onslow Co., NC. Notes for IDA [WILLIAMS] SPENCER: Ida was born on a farm near Black Warrior River near Tuscaloosa, Ala.Her family traveled by covered wagon to Bowie County, Texas when she was under 10 years of age.Info by Carmen Lyons. Children of WILLIAM WHALEY and NANCY JONES are:
HARDY ELDRIDGE6 WHALEY, b. December 02, 1889; d. November 13, 1962, Onslow Co., NC; m. LULA S. FOSTER; b. February 17, 1902; d. November 06, 1969, Onslow Co., NC.
Notes for HARDY ELDRIDGE WHALEY: Hardy's tombstone record shows him dying on the same day as Ronald Dean Whaley and Velma Grace Whaley.They are buried in the William Durant Green Whaley Cemetery in Onslow Co., Richlands, NC.
JUNIE MAE [JENNIE M.] WHALEY, b. June 25, 1893; d. November 14, 1963, Onslow Co., NC; m. WILLIAM WEBSTER [W. W.] MURPHY; b. July 23, 1888; d. August 12, 1923, Onslow Co., NC.
Notes for JUNIE MAE [JENNIE M.] WHALEY: Junie is buried with her husband W. W. Murphy in the William Durant Green Whaley Cemetery at Richlands, Onslow Co., NC.
Notes for WILLIAM WEBSTER [W. W.] MURPHY: W. W. Murphy is buried in the William Durant Green Whaley Cemetery at Richlands, Onslow Co., NC.
JOSEPHINE WHALEY, b. December 25, 1895; d. July 10, 1941, Onslow Co., NC.
ANNIE BELL WHALEY, b. February 03, 1898; d. July 10, 1946, Onslow Co., NC; m. TOBE FRANKLIN JONES; b. January 27, 1895; d. October 15, 1949, Onslow Co., NC.
Marriage Marriage Notes for ANNIE WHALEY and TOBE JONES: Annie and Tobe are buried in the William Durant Green Whaley Cemetery in Onslow Co., NC.
ROBENA [ROBANA] WHALEY, b. May 11, 1900; d. July 12, 1966, Onslow Co., NC; m. GUY C. GRIFFIN; b. June 03, 1899; d. October 05, 1956, Onslow Co., NC.
WILLIAM G. [WILLIE] WHALEY, b. June 24, 1902; d. July 29, 1904, Onslow Co., NC.
Notes for WILLIAM G. [WILLIE] WHALEY: Willie is showed on a tombstone with info showing him being the son of W.D.G. Whaley. He is buried in the Whaley Cemeteryin Onslow Co., NC.
Children of WILLIAM WHALEY and IDA SPENCER are:
MARY SAMANTHA [MARYA]6 WHALEY, b. 1912, Frog Level, Arkansas.
Notes for MARY SAMANTHA [MARYA] WHALEY: She went by Marya and raised her brother Tammy's son after his wife died.Info by Carmen Lyons.
WILLIAM TAMMIE WHALEY, b. 1914, Texas?.
Notes for WILLIAM TAMMIE WHALEY: William was possibly born in Texas, moved to a country community named Shady, 8 miles south of Okala, Marion County, Florida.After his wife's death, their son was raised by his sister, Marya.Tammy was imprisoned after his wife's death.There is a possibility, he was involved with her death.
LUCIEN ORVILLE GAYLE WHALEY, b. 1923, Okala, Marion County, Florida.
10.JOEL5 WHALEY (DURRANTGREEN4, LEWIS[LOUIS]3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1860.He married ANNA LEE Abt. 1891.She was born Abt. 1869. Notes for JOEL WHALEY: He lived in the Kenansville Community of Duplin Co., NC.Joel was recorded on 1910 Census Family No. 126, page 125.He was a tobacco Farmer. Children of JOEL WHALEY and ANNA LEE are:
ERNESTINE6 WHALEY, b. Abt. 1890.
MANLY P. WHALEY, b. Abt. 1892.
ALTON W WHALEY, b. June 02, 1894; d. May 1964.
Notes for ALTON W WHALEY: His SS # 239-58-3944 [issued in 1955].
WILLIAM B. WHALEY, b. November 23, 1896; d. April 15, 1985, Onslow Co., NC; m. NELL BRINSON; b. February 09, 1900.
MARY B. WHALEY, b. Abt. 1899.
Notes for MARY B. WHALEY: She is buried in Kenansville somewhere.
OTIS GLENN WHALEY, b. September 01, 1901; d. April 09, 1975, Chowan Co., NC..
Notes for OTIS GLENN WHALEY: He was married and buried in the state.
IMA L. WHALEY, b. Abt. 1904.
Notes for IMA L. WHALEY: She lived in Kenansville, NC.
CHESTER WHALEY, b. Abt. 1908.
ELMER SAMUEL WHALEY, b. October 15, 1899; d. February 22, 1976, Goldsboro, NC.
Notes for ELMER SAMUEL WHALEY: He is buried in the State.