WHERRET in Westmoreland Co. VA early 1700s
Seeking information on (first name unknown) WHERRETT who d.bef. 1744 in Westmoreland Co. VA.He left a widow, Elizabeth WHERRET, who is named in her 1744 will of her father, Nicholas MINOR.
There was a Silas WHERREY [sic] in Loudoun Co. 1800-1830 who may be related, since the MINOR family were amoung the founders of Leesburg, the seat of Loudoun Co., in the 1750s.
There was an earlier WHERRY family in the Chesapeake area in the 1700s; they are associated with Chester Co. PA, Cecil Co. MD, Alexandria VA, Richmond city, and the town of Manchester, in Chesterfield Co. VA.