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Rev William McWhorter
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1811
Walhalla
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1884
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA

Son of John Bayles McWhorter, Sr. and Elizabeth Wilson McWhorter.
Brother of James Baxter McWhorter, David McWhorter, Martha M. McWhorter Rogers, Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) McWhorter McClure, John Bayles McWhorter, Jr., Ezekiel Andrew McWhorter, Samuel McWhorter, Sarah (Sallie) McWhorter Langston, and Andrew Brown McWhorter.
Husband of Margaret McElroy Kyle McWhorter.
Father of John Samuel McWhorter, two other sons, and two daughters.
Liscensed by the Presbytery of SC in 1837. Ordained the Chickasaw Presbytery in Poncotoc, MS (his wife's home)in 1838. He preached in Laurens, Anderson, Abbeville, Oconee, Pickens, and Andrew Counties in SC. He taught classics in private institutions and at Erskine College. He was a commissioner to the Presbyterian Church at Philadelphia, PA in 1841. He was a staunch supporter of the Confederacy, and three sons fought for the C.S.A.. One son, John Samuel McWhorter, died at the Battle of Franklin, TN at the age of 18. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Bayles McWhorter (1768 - 1855)
  Elizabeth Willson McWhorter (1776 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret McElroy Kyle McWhorter (1809 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  William David McWhorter (1838 - 1895)*
  Louisa Jane McWhorter Lesley (1839 - 1919)*
  James Kyle McWhorter (1844 - 1917)*
  Eliza Waugh McWhorter (1849 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  James McWhorter (1796 - 1841)*
  Martha Matilda McWhorter Rogers (1800 - 1873)*
  Elizabeth Ann McWhorter McClure (1803 - 1889)*
  John Bayles McWhorter (1804 - 1874)*
  Ezekiel Andrew McWhorter (1807 - 1891)*
  Samuel McWhorter (1809 - 1886)*
  William McWhorter (1811 - 1884)
  Andrew Brown McWhorter (1815 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Retreat Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Oconee County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Leigh Williams Kitchens
Record added: Jul 18, 2010
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Rev William McWhorter
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- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
Rest in peace, 4th Gr. Uncle.
- Leigh Williams Kitchens
 Added: Jul. 18, 2010
 
 
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