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
Bloomington-Normal Genealogical Society, Old Family Records Number Four, compiled by Milo Custer, 1914
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65J-R3N : 9 November 2014), Eliel T Wilhaite, Owen county, part of, Owen, Kentucky, United States; citing family 109, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6HJ-9SD : 17 October 2014), Thomas Willhoit, Illinois, United States; citing p. 14, family 99, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,758.
"Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJ9-9KYQ : accessed 25 September 2016), Thomas Wilhoite and Polly Richey, 19 Dec 1832; citing Owen, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 272,771.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Eliel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: