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Subject:Thomas McKee connected with Whitsett/Whiteside
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6. JAMES3 WHITESIDE (WILLIAM2, SAMUEL1) was born Bef. 1715 in Probably Ireland, and died 1761 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He married ANN Est. 1735. She was born 1711, and died December 13, 1777 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

More about James Whiteside
1735 May 16 Church Records Rebekkah, daughter of James and Margery Whitesides is born; baptized in 1751 in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Church Records, Is it possible this is our James? 1742 Tax List James Whitesides, value of estate listed as 12 pounds, 2 shillings; Ben Salem Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. 1744 Tax List James Whitesides, Ben Salem Twp., Bucks County, Pa. His estate is valued the same as in 1742.

1746 Aug. 15 Land Warrant
James Whiteside, warrant for 100 acres in Lebanon Twp., Lancaster County, Pa.; the warrant was issued in Philadelphia in 1746 to James Whiteside. It seems likely that James was living in Philadelphia at the time. 1747 Mar. 1 Survey James Whiteside, survey for warrant dated 15 Aug. 1746, warrant issued in Philadelphia on that date. 1751 June 2 Baptism Rebekka Whitesides, born 16 May 1735, daughter of James and Margery Whitesides baptized in Philadelphia as an adult (see 1735); Adult Christening recorded in Christ Church and St. Peters, Philadelphia. (from research of William R. Whiteside) 1754 Feb. 2 Will "I James Whiteside of Lebanon Township and Lancaster County Weaver being very sick and Weak in Body but of perfect mind and Memory.." names wife Ann and son John; states he has seven children "now living." Executors Ralph Whiteside, James McNees, Thomas Hammersley. Witnesses Jno. Allen, Mary A. Wyland, Isabel Hamersley; James and wife Ann signed with their mark. 1761 April 21 Probate James Whiteside's will proven in court at Carlisle, Cumberland Co., Pa. by Ralph Whiteside, accompts(?) signed by Ralph Whiteside; Cumberland Co. Will Book A pg 83 1761 Dec. 1 Probate James Whiteside will; Accompts of Ralph Whitesides and Thomas Hammersley filed in Cumberland County court; "Will of James Whitesides late of Cumberland County dec'd. " 1761 Dec. History William Henry Egle, "Notes and Queries," (1883), "James Whitesides, of Carlisle, d. prior to 1761, as in December of that year, his widow was the wife of John Giles." 1762 Tax List Allen Township, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania; John Giles on list of taxable's along with Thomas McGee, Peter Tittle and Ralph Whiteside

More About ANN:
Burial: Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cem., Mecklenburg Co. NC
William R. Whiteside, historian for the Whiteside Family Association has done considerable research on this family in North Carolina. It appears that the widow Ann married John Giles after James' death and the entire family removed from Pennsylvania to Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Children of JAMES WHITESIDE and ANN are:
i. JOHN4 WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1736, Probably Pennsylvania; m. RACHEL BIGHAM about1754, probably in Pennsylvania.

Will: 1754, Mentioned in will of his father James Whiteside of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

ii. WILLIAM WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1743, Probably Pennsylvania; d. Bet. 1758 - 1780, North Carolina.

iii. SAMUEL WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1740, Probably Pennsylvania.
iv. JAMES WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1745, Probably Pennsylvania.

v. ALICE WHITSETT, b. Est. 1742; m. THOMAS MCKEE, August 26, 1760, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. A marriage record in Cumberland Co., Pa. lists the marriage of Elyse Whiteside and Thomas McKee; is "Elyse" a form of Alice?


vii. ELIZABETH WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1749.

viii. ANN WHITESIDE, b. Est. 1750.