Seeking info Whitman's of NC or SC. Robert Whitman b. abt. 1805 married to Ridley b. abt 1807 rumored to be Cherokee Indian (no documentation) Children: Nancy, Bennett (My gggrandfather), Harriett, Jincey, Narcissa, Mary, Martha, Smithey (fem), Lemuel, Emily, Sarah.
Bennett was married to: Francis M Andrews AL, Francis' parents are Martins from NC. Francis married William Andrews of SC. Rumor is that she was visiting SC met William Andrews they married and moved to DAle County, AL about 1825. Her family, Benjamin Martin and family of Byrds came to Dale County to join. The Andrews, Martins, Byrds were among first settlers of Dale County, AL
I would appreciate any info and documentation regarding the Whitmans and Martins.