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Ancestors of Rhoda Atkinson Page 2
Generation No. 2 
 

2. Nathan Atkinson, born January 01, 1749/50 in Southampton Co., VA; died May 08, 1813 in Greene County, GA. He was the son of 4. Thomas Atkinson and 5. Patience ---. He married 3. Martha (Patsey) Whitehead Abt. 1775. 

3. Martha (Patsey) Whitehead, born April 1756 in VA; died Abt. 1828 in Greene County, GA. She was the daughter of 6. William Whitehead and 7. Abby ---
 

Notes for Nathan Atkinson

Joseph W. Watson - Abstracts of Early Deeds of Nash County, North Carolina, Books 1-6. p. 126 "Deed Book 3-443. Nathan Atkinson and Martha Atkinson 

(i. e., Martha Patsey Whitehead) of Nash County to Reuben Taylor of same, October 12, 1785 for 100 pds. a tract of 220 acres on Beach Run adjoining Thompson and Jenkins. Part of the said land was conveyed by William Whithead to Jacob Whitehead by deed dated June 6, 1750, part was was conveyed by Jacob Whitehead to William Whitehead by deed dated May 5, 1761, and part was granted to John Jenkins on May 1, 1762. Witness: Elisha Pope and Jeremiah Burge." 

Wilkes Co., GA Deed Book, HH, p. 341. 24 March 1791. NATHAN ADKINSON to Zachariah Thompson, both of Wilkes Co., for 5 pounds, 160 acres in Wilkes Co., in forks of Little River, adj Douglas Watson, Frederick Williams, Jacob Smith. 

Will recorded July , 1813 in Greene County, GA. Settlement of Estate, Greene Co., Estate Book, G., p. 372, appraisal 6 Feby. 1808. Full listing of household effects and land, etc. 
 

Notes for Martha (Patsey) Whitehead

Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Nash County, North Carolina, Books 1-6. p. 126. Deed Book 3, p. 443. "Nathan Atkinson and Martha Atkinson of Nash Co. to Reuben Taylor of same, Oct. 12, 1785, for 100 pds. a tract of 220 acres on Beach Run adjoining Thompson and Jenkins. Part of said land was conveyed by William Whitehead to Jacob Whitehead by deed dated June 6, 1750, part was conveyed by Jacob Whitehead to William Whitehead by deed dated Mary 5, 1761 and part was granted to John Jenkins on May 1, 1762. Wit: Elisha Pope and Jeremiah Burge". 
 

Children of Nathan Atkinson and Martha Whitehead are: 

i. James (c) Atkinson, born Abt. 1775 in Wilkes Co., GA; died 1863 in Greene Co., GA; married Rebecca Hart
 

Notes for James (c) Atkinson

Wilkes Co., GA, Deed Book HH, 25 August 1790, JAMES ATKINSON, apprentices with consent of the court of Wiles Co, GA to William West, maser of said county, carpenter and joiner... to dwell from this date until he becomes 19 years old to teach him to be a carpenter. 
 

Will recorded January 12 1864 in Greene Co., GA. Rebecca died after the date of writing of husband's will dated June 25, 1862. 
 

1 ii. Rhoda Atkinson, born October 20, 1777 in NC; died March 26, 1840 in Greene County, GA; married Hiram Rowland September 22, 1794 in Oglethorpe County, GA. 

iii. Thomas (b) Atkinson, born Abt. 1779; died Abt. 1801 in GA; married Rebecca Warren

iv. Elizabeth Atkinson, born Abt. 1780; married Nathan Wingfield

v. Patience Atkinson, born Abt. 1782; married Richard Smith

vi. Josiah Lazarus Atkinson, born Abt. 1791; died November 06, 1839 in Chambers Co., AL; married Mary Ellen Lane July 12, 1813. 
 
 
 

Generation No. 3 
 
 

4. Thomas Atkinson, born Abt. 1716 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died Abt. 1771 in Southhampton, VA. He was the son of 8. James Atkinson, Jr. and 9. Martha Williamson. He married 5. Patience --- Abt. 1737 in VA. 

5. Patience ---, born Abt. 1720; died Abt. 1770. 
 

Notes for Thomas Atkinson

Will probated 11 April 1771, Book 2, p. 377 Southampton, Va. 

resided in Isle of Wight County, Va. Southampton County, Va., and Edgecombe County, NC. Ref: Deed Book 1772-1775, p. 198 Edgecombe County, NC. 
 
 

Children of Thomas Atkinson and Patience --- are: 

2 i. Nathan Atkinson, born January 01, 1749/50 in Southampton Co., VA; died May 08, 1813 in Greene County, GA; married Martha (Patsey) Whitehead Abt. 1775. 

ii. Thomas AtkinsonIII, born Abt. 1738; died 1803 in Greene County, GA; married (1) Flora Wingfield in Greene County, GA; married (2) Elizabeth Speed

iii. Priscilla Atkinson

iv. Michael Atkinson, born Abt. 1741; died April 12, 1781 in Will probated. 

v. Lucy Atkinson

vi. Easter Atkinson

vii. Sarah AtkinsonII

viii. Celia Atkinson

ix. James Atkinson, born Abt. 1745. 

x. Ann Atkinson
 

6. William Whitehead, born Abt. 1730; died January 14, 1765 in Halifax, Co., NC. He was the son of 12. Jacob Whitehead and 13. Patty ---. He married 7. Abby --- Abt. 1752. 

7. Abby ---
 

Notes for William Whitehead

Margaret M. Hofmann. Genealogical Abstracts of Wills, 1758 through 1824, Halifax County, North Carolina by Margaret M. Hofmann Will # 111, p. 162 Halifax Co., NC, dated January 24, 1765, approved in Court 1765. Names children as listed, including Martha Whitehead, and names wife, Abby and brother Tobias Whitehead along with James Smith as executors. 
 

Joseph W. Watson. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1759-1772., 1966. p. 171. Deed Book C, p. 312. William Whitehead and wife Abby Whitehead of Halifax Co., NC to Moses Cox of Edgecombe Co, Jan. 17, 1764, for 26/12/4 Proc. money a 150 acre plantation on the north bank of Swift Creek adjoining Arthur Johnson, granted to said Whitehead dated March 25, 1749. Wit.: Samuel Sorsby, Jno. Whitaker. AND, also page 312. William Whitehead and wife, Abby of Halifax County, NC to Samuel Sorsby of Edgecombe Co, Jan. 17, 1765 47 pounds, 10s. Proc. Money, a 190 acre plantation on the south bank of Swift Creek. granted to said Whitehead by deed dated March 25, 1749. Wit:: Moses (X) Cox, Jno. Whitaker. 
 

Children of William Whitehead and Abby --- are: 

3 i. Martha (Patsey) Whitehead, born April 1756 in VA; died Abt. 1828 in Greene County, GA; married Nathan Atkinson Abt. 1775. 

ii. Arthur Whitehead

iii. Cullen Whitehead

iv. Lewis Whitehead, born Abt. 1760. 

v. Sarah Whitehead, married --- Marriott
 

Notes for Sarah Whitehead

Listed in father's will "and daughter Sarah Marriott cow and calf and nothing else". 
 

vi. Rachel Whitehead

vii. Rebeckah Whitehead

viii. Temperance Whitehead

ix. Priscilla Whitehead
 
 

Generation No. 4 
 

8. James Atkinson, Jr., born Abt. 1690 in Surry Co., VA; died Abt. 1739 in Isle of Wight County, VA. He was the son of 16. James Atkinson, Sr. and 17. Mary Holleman. He married 9. Martha Williamson Bef. 1691 in Isle of Wight County, VA. 

9. Martha Williamson, born Abt. 1690; died Abt. 1740 in Isle of Wight Co, VA. She was the daughter of 18. Francis Williamson and 19. Ann Exum
 

Notes for James Atkinson, Jr.

Will probated 23 Dec. 1723, Isle of Wight 1723. Married before 1691: Weddings of Isle of Wight Co., VA. 
 

Children of James Atkinson and Martha Williamson are: 

4 i. Thomas Atkinson, born Abt. 1716 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died Abt. 1771 in Southhampton, VA; married Patience --- Abt. 1737 in VA. 

ii. Timothy Atkinson, born Abt. 1720; married Elizabeth [a] ---

iii. James AtkinsonIII, born Abt. 1722. 

iv. Mary Atkinson, born Abt. 1725. 

v. Druscilla Atkinson, born Abt. 1727. 

vi. Sarah Atkinson, born Abt. 1729; married William Ingram
 
 

12. Jacob Whitehead, born Abt. 1710 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died Aft. 1730 in Edgecombe Co., NC. He was the son of 24. William Whitehead and 25. Rachel ---. He married 13. Patty ---

13. Patty ---
 

Notes for Jacob Whitehead

Watson, Joseph W. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1759-1772, 1966. Deed Book 00-39. Jacob Whitehead of Edgecomb County to his son, William Whitehead, Junior, of same September 26, 1759, for love and affection and 5s. a tract of 200 acres lying on both sides of Beach Run, which land was conveyed by William Whitehead to the said Jacob Whitehead by deed bearing date June 6, 1750. Wit.: Wm. Haywood, Jacob Hilliard. 
 

Child of Jacob Whitehead and Patty --- is: 

6 i. William Whitehead, born Abt. 1730; died January 14, 1765 in Halifax, Co., NC; married Abby --- Abt. 1752. 
 
 

Generation No. 5 
 

 16. James Atkinson, Sr., born Abt. 1660 in Surry Co., VA; died December 23, 1723 in Isle of Wight County, VA. He was the son of 32. Thomas AtkinsonI and 33. Susannah Gwaltney. He married 17. Mary Holleman Abt. 1683 in Isle of Wight County, VA. 

17. Mary Holleman, born Abt. 1655; died Abt. 1723 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. She was the daughter of 34. Christopher Holleman and 35. Mary ---
 

Notes for James Atkinson, Sr.

Married before 1691. Ref. Weddings of Isle of Wight County, VA 

John is probably his son, based on fact that he and his brother married sisters, 
 

Children of James Atkinson and Mary Holleman are: 

8 i. James Atkinson, Jr., born Abt. 1690 in Surry Co., VA; died Abt. 1739 in Isle of Wight County, VA; married Martha Williamson Bef. 1691 in Isle of Wight County, VA. 

ii. Mary [b] Atkinson, born Abt. 1695. 

iii. John Atkinson, born Abt. 1660; married Ann Holleman 1691 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. 
 
 

18. Francis Williamson, born Abt. 1654 in Surry Co., VA; died May 14, 1745 in NC?. He was the son of 36. Robert Williamson and 37. Jane Allen. He married 19. Ann Exum Abt. 1689. 

19. Ann Exum, born Abt. 1658. She was the daughter of 38. --- Exum and 39. Mary ---
 

Notes for Francis Williamson

Wills and Administration of Isle of Wight Co., V A, v. 2, page 116 (Reese Library) original page 47. "Williamson, Francis, Leg. Wife Ann, sons Arthur, Joseph, Benjamin, granddaughter Mourning Williamson, daughter MARTHA ATKINSON, grandson, Francis Williamson, Arthur Williamson and Burwell, Joseph, Hardy, Absolom, Benjamin and James Williamson. Executors Arthur and Benjamin Williamson. Died May 14, 1743, Recorded August 22, 1743." 
 

Children of Francis Williamson and Ann Exum are: 

9 i. Martha Williamson, born Abt. 1690; died Abt. 1740 in Isle of Wight Co, VA; married (1) John Price, Jr.; married (2) James Atkinson, Jr. Bef. 1691 in Isle of Wight County, VA. 

ii. Francis Williamson, Jr., married Martha Harris

iii. Arthur Williamson, died 1772; married Ann Exum

iv. Joseph Williamson, died 1753; married Hannah Branch

v. Benjamin Williamson, died 1772; married Martha Branch
 
 

24. William Whitehead, born Abt. 1690 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died 1750 in Edgecombe Co., NC. He was the son of 48. Arthur WhiteheadIII and 49. Unknown. He married 25. Rachel --- Abt. 1710. 

25. Rachel ---
 

Notes for William Whitehead

Ref: Joseph Watson - Estate Records of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1730-1820, . "Col. William Whitehead, inventory taken by William Whitehead and Jacob Whitehead, adms., [no date] Large inventory included estate at home plantation and at Swift Creek; also sundry merchandise and accounts at the Swift Creek Store. Cattle were at the plantations of Jacob Whitehead and Arthur Whitehead, August Court 1750. Account of sale by John Bradford, Deputy Sheriff, October 3, 1751. Buyers were Jacob Whitehead, William Whitehead, Joseph Whitehead, Abraham Whitehead, and Lazarus Whitehead, November Court 1751. 
 

Child of William Whitehead and Rachel --- is: 

12 i. Jacob Whitehead, born Abt. 1710 in Isle of Wight Co., VA; died Aft. 1730 in Edgecombe Co., NC; married Patty ---
 

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