Margaret Ann Steedley

ID# 15053, b. 14 March 1926, d. 17 April 2013
Birth*Margaret Ann Steedley was born on 14 March 1926 in Bamberg, Bamberg Co., SC; Her father was Wheeler W. Steedley and Sadie Morris.1 
Marriage*She married Hythe Harold Whisenhunt, son of Norton Hayden Whisenhunt and Lula Viola Griffith, on 20 July 1946 in Orangeburg Co., SC.2 
Death*Margaret Ann Steedley died on 17 April 2013 in North Charleston, Charleston Co., SC, at age 87.1 
Burial*She was buried in Carolina Memorial Park Cem., North Charleston, Charleston Co., SC, 32.928056,-80.040556
Obituary*
Residence* In November 2011 Margaret lived in North Charleston, Charleston Co., SC

Family

Hythe Harold Whisenhunt b. 28 May 1920, d. 25 June 1988
Children
  • Debra Ann Whisenhunt
  • Hythe Harold Whisenhunt+ b. 6 Sep 1947, d. 26 Dec 1986
  • Randall Wheeler Whisenhunt
  • Joyce Lynn Whisenhunt

Citations

  1. [S428] Obituary.
  2. [S122] Letter, Rex James Whisnand to Raymond C. Whisnant, 1992.

Lillie Campbell

ID# 15057, b. 13 March 1901, d. 1936
Father*James Monroe Campbell b. 14 Nov 1867, d. 1 Aug 1939
Mother*Marinda Isabell Whisenhunt b. 1 Oct 1878, d. 11 Sep 1905
Birth*Lillie Campbell was born on 13 March 1901 in AR
Death*She died in 1936.1 
Burial*She was buried in Redmen Cem., DeQueen, Sevier Co., AR, 34.036944,-94.357778
Census*Lillie Campbell appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 in Bear Creek, Sevier Co., AR, age 9. 

Citations

  1. [S28] Tombstone.

William J. McBeth

ID# 15059, b. 8 August 1859, d. 25 February 1923
Birth*William J. McBeth was born on 8 August 1859 in Richmond Co., GA
Marriage*He married Alice Wilhelmina Whisenhunt, daughter of Lewis Peter Whisenhunt and Ann J. Fogle, on 20 May 1890 in Orangeburg Co., SC.1 
Death*William J. McBeth died on 25 February 1923 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, at age 63. 

Family

Alice Wilhelmina Whisenhunt b. 25 August 1873, d. 6 June 1897
Children

Citations

  1. [S122] Letter, Rex James Whisnand to Raymond C. Whisnant, 1992.

Elisha D. Whisenant

ID# 15061, b. 12 August 1907, d. 30 August 1989
Father*Amos Pierce Whisenant b. 19 Apr 1881, d. 27 May 1952
Mother*Hester Annie Orders b. 28 Feb 1881, d. 16 Oct 1957
Birth*Elisha D. Whisenant was born on 12 August 1907 in Burke Co., NC.1 
Death*He died on 30 August 1989 in Marion, McDowell Co., NC, at age 82; never married.2 

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1910Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 2
1920Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 12
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 23, single, living at home
1940Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 31, single, completed 3 years of school. He is employed on the farm. He resides with his parents.

Citations

  1. [S46] Letter, Jane Elizabeth Ward to Raymond C. Whisnant.
  2. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.

Edward Orders

ID# 15062, b. 14 June 1902, d. 29 March 1970
Father*Amos Pierce Whisenant b. 19 Apr 1881, d. 27 May 1952
Mother*Hester Annie Orders b. 28 Feb 1881, d. 16 Oct 1957
Birth*Edward Orders was born on 14 June 1902 in NC.1,2 
Death*He died on 29 March 1970 in Morganton, Burke Co., NC, at age 67; divorced.2 
Burial*He was buried in Glen Alpine Cem., Glen Alpine, Burke Co., NC, 35.728056,-81.784722.2 

Citations

  1. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  2. [S25] Death_Certificate.

Mary Ella Kate Whisenant

ID# 15065, b. 7 October 1916, d. 2005
Father*Amos Pierce Whisenant b. 19 Apr 1881, d. 27 May 1952
Mother*Hester Annie Orders b. 28 Feb 1881, d. 16 Oct 1957
Birth*Mary Ella Kate Whisenant was born on 7 October 1916 in Burke Co., NC.1,2 
Death*She died in 2005. 

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1920Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 3
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 12
Residence* In 1997 Mary lived in Shelby, Cleveland Co., NC

Family

John Cook

Citations

  1. [S46] Letter, Jane Elizabeth Ward to Raymond C. Whisnant.
  2. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.

Azlee Dallas Whisenant

ID# 15066, b. 21 May 1918, d. 22 February 2006
Father*Amos Pierce Whisenant b. 19 Apr 1881, d. 27 May 1952
Mother*Hester Annie Orders b. 28 Feb 1881, d. 16 Oct 1957
Birth*Azlee Dallas Whisenant was born on 21 May 1918 in Burke Co., NC.1,2 
Marriage*She married Ralph Barnes
Death*Azlee Dallas Whisenant died on 22 February 2006 in Catawba Co., NC, at age 87.2 

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1920Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 2
1930Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 11
1940Morganton, Burke Co., NCage 22, single, completed 6 years of school. She is not employed, but works on the farm. She resides with her parents.
Note*Azlee Dallas Whisenant Her married name was also Cardwell. 
Residence* In 1997 Azlee lived in Hickory, Catawba Co., NC

Family

Ralph Barnes b. 3 September 1922, d. 29 September 1991
Marriage*She married Ralph Barnes
Children

Citations

  1. [S46] Letter, Jane Elizabeth Ward to Raymond C. Whisnant.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi

Wilma Mae Moore

ID# 15089, b. 29 December 1902, d. 16 November 1997
Birth*Wilma Mae Moore was born on 29 December 1902 in Telephone, Fannin Co., TX.1,2 
Marriage*She married Bishop Garland Whisenhunt, son of Ira French Whisenhunt and Virginia J. Bishop, on 31 May 1925 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.1 
Divorce*Wilma Mae Moore and Bishop Garland Whisenhunt were divorced before April 1940.3 
Death*Wilma Mae Moore died on 16 November 1997 in Carrollton, Dallas Co., TX, at age 94.4,2 
Burial*She was buried in Forest Grove Cem., Telephone, Fannin Co., TX, 33.790000,-95.999167

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Dawson Co., TXage 27, md., 1st. md. age 22
1940Fannin Co., TXage 37, divorced, completed 3 years of college. She is employed as a school teacher in a public school. Her wage last year was $784. She rents a farmhouse for $5. [e.d. 74-31, sheet 4B, household #70]
Obituary*

Family

Bishop Garland Whisenhunt b. 21 September 1905, d. 2 June 1948
Marriage*Wilma Mae Moore married Bishop Garland Whisenhunt, son of Ira French Whisenhunt and Virginia J. Bishop, on 31 May 1925 in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.1 
Divorce*Wilma Mae Moore and Bishop Garland Whisenhunt were divorced before April 1940.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S63] Letter, Dee Edward Whisenhunt to Raymond C. Whisnant, 1992.
  2. [S28] Tombstone.
  3. [S4] 1790 to 1930 Federal Census Population Schedule, National Archives, Washington, DC.
  4. [S11] Misc. Death Certificate Index.

Mavis Dafene Whisenhunt

ID# 15090, b. 26 February 1927, d. 5 April 2008
Mavis D. Burns
(Obituary Photo)
Father*Bishop Garland Whisenhunt b. 21 Sep 1905, d. 2 Jun 1948
Mother*Wilma Mae Moore b. 29 Dec 1902, d. 16 Nov 1997
Birth*Mavis Dafene Whisenhunt was born on 26 February 1927 in Windom, Fannin Co., TX.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married Richard Calvin Burns
Death*Mavis Dafene Whisenhunt died on 5 April 2008 at age 81.1 
Burial*She was buried in Mount Olivet Cem., Tarrant Co., TX, 32.791944,-97.311944

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Dawson Co., TXage 3
1940Fannin Co., TXage 13, completed the 6th. grade. She resides with her mother.
Obituary*
Residence* In 1997 Mavis lived in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX

Family

Richard Calvin Burns b. 19 April 1923, d. December 1988
Marriage*She married Richard Calvin Burns
Children
  • Richard Calvin Burns Jr.
  • Jerry Ray Burns
  • Susan Gale Burns
  • Amy Jane Burns

Citations

  1. [S428] Obituary.
  2. [S63] Letter, Dee Edward Whisenhunt to Raymond C. Whisnant, 1992.
  3. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.

Garland Bishop Whisenhunt Jr.

ID# 15091, b. 17 August 1929, d. 28 July 1996
Father*Bishop Garland Whisenhunt b. 21 Sep 1905, d. 2 Jun 1948
Mother*Wilma Mae Moore b. 29 Dec 1902, d. 16 Nov 1997
Birth*Garland Bishop Whisenhunt Jr. was born on 17 August 1929 in Telephone, Fannin Co., TX.1,2,3 
Death*He died on 28 July 1996 in Dallas, Dallas Co., TX, at age 66.4,3 
Burial*He was buried in Hilltop Memorial Park Cem., Carrollton, Dallas Co., TX, 32.961944,-96.896944

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1930Dawson Co., TXage 8 months
1940Fannin Co., TXage 10, completed the 6th. grade. He resides with his mother.
Obituary*
Residence* In 1995 Garland lived in Carrollton, Dallas Co., TX
Note*He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at Texas A & M University, class of 1949. He served as First Lieutenant in Germany with the Seventeenth Armored Engineer Battalion of the Second Armored Division. After spending four years on active duty, he returned to Texas A & M and received a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1955, and was elected a member of Phi Kappa Phi. He enjoyed a very successful 38 year career in the Aerospace industry working for Lockheed Martin Vought Systems and its predecessor companies. His career which was initiated with contributions to fighter jet aircraft programs extended into the space age with participation in the early NASA manned space flight program, the Apollo Lunar Landing program, the Scout satellite launch vehicle, the currently operational Space Shuttle Orbiter and the emerging International Space Station Program. He participated in all program phases from concept definition through product delivery as well as operational flight support. He was highly respected by his many professional colleagues in the contractor and government customer community. He received many honors and commendations including, NASA's Public Service Award. In 1994, he retired from his position as Director of Space Programs. 

Family

Joan Marie Crawford
Children
  • John Crawford Whisenhunt
  • Mark Allan Whisenhunt
  • James Garland Whisenhunt

Citations

  1. [S32] Letter to Raymond C. Whisnant.
  2. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  3. [S28] Tombstone.
  4. [S11] Misc. Death Certificate Index.

Ray Moore Whisenhunt

ID# 15096, b. 11 July 1931, d. 13 December 2002
Father*Bishop Garland Whisenhunt b. 21 Sep 1905, d. 2 Jun 1948
Mother*Wilma Mae Moore b. 29 Dec 1902, d. 16 Nov 1997
Birth*Ray Moore Whisenhunt was born on 11 July 1931 in Dawson Co., TX.1 
Death*He died on 13 December 2002 in Slidell, St. Tammeny Parish, LA, at age 71.2 
Obituary*
Census*Ray Moore Whisenhunt appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 in Fannin Co., TX, age 8, completed the 3rd. grade. He resides with his mother. 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 6 March 1951 U.S. Navy enlistment. 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 4 March 1955. 

Family

Nancy Whipple
Children

Citations

  1. [S19] Index to Vital Statistics.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi

William Thomas Whisenhunt

ID# 15097, b. 3 February 1914, d. 6 February 1983
Father*Ira French Whisenhunt b. 6 Mar 1878, d. 7 Apr 1948
Mother*Virginia J. Bishop b. 17 Jan 1883, d. 14 Jul 1947
Birth*William Thomas Whisenhunt was born on 3 February 1914 in Fannin Co., TX.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Laddomada before April 1940. 
Death*William Thomas Whisenhunt died on 6 February 1983 in Los Angeles Co., CA, at age 69.2,1 
Burial*He was buried in New Hope Cem., Ivanhoe, Fannin Co., TX, 33.747778,-96.125556

Census Data

YearLocationNotes concerning census
1920Fannin Co., TXage 5
1930Census record not found.
1940Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CAage 26, md., completed 2 years of high school. He is employed as a bus boy at a restaurant. His wage last year was $1000. He rents a home for $16. [e.d. 60-1044, sheet 11B, household #242]
Residence* On 1 April 1935 William lived in Bonham, Fannin Co., TX.3 

Family

Mary Laddomada b. 18 December 1917, d. 29 December 1996
Marriage*He married Mary Laddomada before April 1940. 
Children
  • William Thomas Whisenhunt Jr.
  • Michael Whisenhunt
  • Timmy Jack Whisenhunt
  • Robert Carl Whisenhunt+ b. 27 Apr 1952, d. 2 Jul 1988

Citations

  1. [S412] California Death Index, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1940-97.
  2. [S20] Social Security Death Index, online http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
  3. [S4] 1790 to 1930 Federal Census Population Schedule, National Archives, Washington, DC.