I thought I would post my info for Simeon B. Wilhite, born in Clay Co.Missouri Jan.15,1832. He is the son of Henry Wilhite and Sally(Sarah) Floria.Henry Wilhite migrated to Clay Co, in about 1827 with his brother Simeon and father Jesse M Wilhite(son of John, the revolutioney solder).
Simeon B. Wilhite married Jan. 15, 1851 in Clay, Co. Missouri Martha Elliott(b.April 4, 1834,Missouri and d. Dec. 13, 1899 Allen co.Ks.Simeon and Martha lived in Clay Co until the mid to late 1860's where they moved to Union Twp in Worth Co., Missouri near his uncle Simeon Wilhite. They then moved to Allen Co. Kansas in about 1878 where Simeon died Oct 1, 1912. Children of Simeon B. Wilhite and Martha Elliott are:
1.Archie Robert Wilhite b.July 27, 1853 Clay Co.,Mo. d. July 12, 1935, Woodson Co,Ks. Married Julia Etta Kilby, dau. of James Kilby and Caroline Wheadon Dec. 11, 1888 in Allen Co. Ks.
2.Thomas John Wilhite b.abt. 1855 in Clay Co.,Mo. d. 1939 in Worth Co.,Mo. Married Sarah E Watson Dec. 24, 1876 in Grant City, Worth Co., MO.
3.Octavia Wilhite b. Sept.25,1856 in Clay Co.,Mo. d. June 10,1937 in Longmont, Colorado. Married John Kimberline Simmons Dec.24,1874 in Grant City, Worth Co.,Mo.
4.Henry Clay Wilhite b.Oct.26,1858 Clay Co., Mo. d.Aug.14,1916(from heat stroke) in Chanute, Neosho Co., Ks.Married Rebecca Jane Moore Oct.26,1882 in Allen Co.,Ks.
5.Kate Wilhite b.abt 1859 Clay Co.,Mo d.abt 1899 Worth Co.,Mo.Married Marshall Nail Sept 25, 1879 in Worth Co.,Mo
6.James M.Wilhite b.Apr.19,1864 Clay Co.,Mo d.Oct.28,1925 Humboldt, Allen Co.Ks. Married Nannie F. Woods Mar. 17, 1890 in Allen Co.,Ks. Made the run in Oklahoma, homesteaded and sold to son and returned to Allen Co. abt 1916.
7.Mahala Jane Wilhite b.Sep.19,1865 Worth Co., Mo. d.Mar.13,1947 Humboldt, Allen Co.,Ks. Married William Riley Moore Oct.21,1884 in Allen Co., Ks.
8.Jesse Hoyt Wilhite b.Apr.5,1868 Worth Co.,Mo d.Aug.10, 1939 Fullerton,Orange Co.,Ca. Married Fanny Perry Dec.15,1892 in Allen Co.,Ks.
9.Martha E.Wilhite b.June 10,1879 Worth Co.,Mo. d.Apr.7,1936 Gas City,Allen Co.Ks. Married Eli W. Ellsworth Mar.26,1896 in Humboldt, Allen Co.,Ks.
10.Simeon Walter Wilhite b.May 10,1873 Worth Co.,Mo. d.Jan.2,1946 Olathe, Johnson Co.,Ks. Married Mae E Crawford June 5,1900 Iola, Allen Co.,Ks
11.John P.Wilhite b.Feb.14,1875 Worth Co.,Mo. d.May 3,1953 Humboldt,Allen Co.,Ks. Married Leila P.Wright Feb.1,1899 in Allen Co.,Ks
12.Clara V.Wilhite b.Aug.5,1881 Allen Co.,Ks d.July 27,1902 Gas City,Allen Co.,Ks. Married Joseph Oscar Shoemake June 22,1902. in Allen Co.,Ks. She died 1 month after her marriage and I speculate from apendicitis.
There were two other children according to Simeon obit who died in infancy.I have more info. concerning the children of Simeon B. and Martha Wilhite and will gladly share.