WHITING

Information from "Windows Into Our Past A Genealogy of the Cowne, Gough & Associated Families, Volume 2", compiled by Judy Parsons Smith 1998.

"White Marsh" was the early seat of the Whiting family in Virginia .

Dr. Henry Whiting

Dr. Henry Whiting , d. 1693.  Dr. Henry Whiting  had:

Major Henry Whiting

Major Henry Whiting , son of Dr. Henry Whiting , b. 1680; d. ca. 1723-1732; m. Anne Beverley , daughter of Peter Beverley .  Maj. Henry & Anne ( Beverley )  Whiting  had:

Colonel Thomas Whiting

Colonel Thomas Whiting , son of Maj. Henry & Anne (Beverley)  Whiting, b. ca. 1730; d. 1772; m. 1754 to Elizabeth Thruston , daughter of Col. John & Sarah (Minn) Thruston , b. 27 Apr 1740 or 9 Nov 1740, at Landsdown, Gloucester Co., VA; d. 1776. 

Colonel Thomas Whiting  was of Elmington, Gloucester Co., VA.

Col. Thomas & Elizabeth (Thruston) Whiting  had eight (8) children[i]:

1.         Sarah Whiting , m. Robert Cowne .
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Anne Beverly Whiting , m. _____ Fremont .
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Sara Whiting

Sara Whiting, daughter of Col. Thomas & Elizabeth (Thruston) Whiting , m. Robert Cowne .

For Further Information See Cowne & Thruston


[i] The Virginia Cowne Family:  From its Origin in the Isle of Man to England and America" by Jonathan Augustine Cowne  and Janna Lee  Gough  Cowne, June 1981, pp. 1-51; His will mentions Sarah as one of eight surviving children.