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Henry Clay (Wilhoit) Willhite (1808 - 1869)

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Henry Clay Willhite formerly Wilhoit
Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Clay County, Missouri, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Gallatin Twp, Clay County, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Mar 2015
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Henry was born in 1808. He is the son of Jesse Wilhoit and Catherine Stone. He passed away in 1869.

Sept - 3rd 1869[1] Inventory of all the real and personal estate of Henry Willhite - late of the Co. of Clay and State of Mo. deceased

One hundred and twenty acres of land west side of the township. Situation of the land: 50 acres in bluegrass, 70 acres in cultivation, good orchard, three wells, frame house - two rooms and a porch, the ell is made of logs. All said land under fence. Said land lies 7 1/2 miles north of Kansas City. The title of said land was made to said Willhite dec by his father Jesse Willhite and wife.

1 Black horse
1 Bay mare
1 Dure mare
1 Pony mare
1 yearling filly
2 sucking colts
3 work mules
2 yearling mules
1 two " mules
1 Black hack
4 cans milch [milk]
5 calves
26 head of hogs
25 head of sheep
25 acres corn
1 acre molasses [sugar beets] and potatoes
2 hay forks
6 or 8 bushels of wheat in the garner


  1. Inventory of real and personal property made Sept 3, 1869
  • John Willhoite (1745-1837) and His Descendants in Kentucky and Elsewhere Author: Earl and Leona Willhoite
  • Wilhite/Wilhoit & Allied Descendants of Johann Michael and Anna Maria (Hengsteler) Wilheit 1671-1994 Compiled by Mary F. Mickey
  • The Germanna Record, No. 13 - The Blankenbaker, Weaver, and Wilhoit Families, The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies, Inc., Publishers, 2006
  • Ancestor Chart prepared by Jack Willhite, March 1981
  • "United States Census, 1840," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 March 2015), Henry Willhoite, Not Stated, Clay, Missouri; citing p. 8, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 222; FHL microfilm 14,855.
  • "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 March 2015), Henry Willhoit, Gallatin, Clay, Missouri, United States; citing family 537, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 8 March 2015), Henry Wilhite, Galatin Township, Clay, Missouri, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; citing p. 168, household ID 1151, NARA microfilm publication M653, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 803,614.
  • DAR record: Ancestor #: A125471 [1]
  • Genealogical Notes from the Liberty Tribune; Author: Nadine Hodges & Howard W Woodruff, 1976
  • Marriage Records of Clay Co., Missouri, Record Number: 929.3, M69, C57m

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