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Updated 19-Dec-2004


usgenweb.gif (1550 bytes)Links to web sites of interest or assistance to McWh*rter researchers are listed below in the following categories.

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McWh*rter Specific Sites - Those web sites offering genealogical information about McWh*rter families.
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McWh*rter Research Sites - Those web sites offering help of particular interest to those researching McWh*rter families.
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General Research Sites - Those web sites found to be of the most help in general genealogical research.

The listings here, especially those for McWh*rter Specific Sites, are meant to be quite inclusive. Visitors who have suggestions for additions to the listings can contact me at:

Alan D. McWhirter at a.mcwhirter@att.net

 



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For those who know where they may be headed.
A detailed description of each of the links is provided  below.

McWh*rter Specific Sites

McWh*rter Research Sites

General Research Sites

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McWh*rter Surname DNA Project

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McWhirter Family of Marion co., IL from Wilson co., TN

Lauren Snellgrove's Genealogy Page


Genealogy Homestead


The McWorter Family


New Philadelphia, IL (Archaeology)

McWhorter Lives and Times

Camp Brule - Little Cascapedia River, Quebec, Canada

RootsWeb/Ancestry  BBS
McWhorter Queries

McWhirter Queries
McWherter Queries
McWhortor Queries
McQuarter Queries
McQuerter Queries
McQuirter Queries

CRWTH Pages
of J. Marshall Bevil, Ph.D.


Descendants of Thomas McWhorter


Norris McWhirter

Leslie Seich's Home Page


McWhirter's Marketplace
Brisbane, Australia

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Tricia Petitt's Home Page
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McWhorter-Campbell Family Genealogy
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The McWhorters of Delaware
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McWhorter Family Genealogy Forum
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Dr. Raymond M. Bell Anthology
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Peggy Loos' Home Page

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Quin McWhirter's Homepage
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Scots Origins

Maybole, Scotland

Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants
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Scotland GenWeb Project

GENUKI-Scotland
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Ayrshire, Scotland GenWeb Project

Wigtownshire, Scotland GenWeb Project

GENUKI-Wigtownshire
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GENUKI - Ayrshire

 

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet

Family Search


WorldConnect

Genealogy Gateway to the Web
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The USGenWeb Project
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The WorldGenWeb Project
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Surname Web
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McWh*rter Specific Links

 

new3.gif (144 bytes)   McWh*rter Surname DNA Project - A project is underway to use DNA samples of the male Y-chromosome to link the McWh*rter families of the globe.

new3.gif (144 bytes)   McWhirter Family of Marion County, Illinois from Wilson County, Tennessee - courtesy of Stephen P. H. Frakes

Camp Brule - Little Cascapedia River, Quebec, Canada. Four generations of McWhirters, descended from brothers Gilbert and Jock who came from Ballantrae, Scotland,  have worked as game wardens and guides of the Little Cascapedia River on the Gaspe Peninisula. The family currently runs a fishing lodge called Camp Brule.
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The McWorter Family - Selected Documents About an African American Family. The family and descendants of former slaves Frank McWorter and his wife Lucy, who founded the town of New Philadelphia, Pike co., IL in 1836.
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Genealogy Homestead - The family pages of Bonnie Walsh - including much information on John & Jane McWhorter of PA & OH. Robert and Jane had 12 children in Marion co., OH. The site includes obituaries and wills of many of the family.
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New Philadelphia, Pike co., IL - "The story of New Philadelphia is compelling and nationally significant. It is the earliest know incorporated town by an African American in the antebellum United States."
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Descendants of Thomas McWhorter - Thanks to Darwina Michael for posting five generations of descendants of Thomas McWhorter of New Jersey. His descendants spread to Orange co., NY; Avoca, Steuben co., NY; and, West Virginia.
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Norris McWhirter and his brother are best known for their publication of the Guinness Book of World Records. Thanks to the efforts of Rich Pettit, administrator for the Maybole, Scotland Home Page and McWhirter descendant, you can find out more about Norris and his achievements.
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McWhirter's Marketplace in Brisbane, Australia is the handy work of James McWhirter who left Maybole, Scotland for Australia. Thanks again to Rich Pettit, administrator for the Maybole, Scotland Home Page and McWhirter descendant, for the pictures and information.
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Tricia Petitt's Home Page - A must for all those descended from David McWhorter (1741-1789) and Mary Poston! Includes links to several pages of articles by George Tuberville McWhorter, Jr. plus photos.
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McWhorter-Campbell Family Genealogy - From Jim Keller who has researched his line of descent from his Great-great-grandfather William McWhorter (1803-1853) of Delaware who married Mary Ann Campbell.
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The McWhorters of Delaware - More from Jim Keller. Includes census records of Delaware McWhorters.
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McWhorter Family Genealogy Forum - A McWhorter Bulletin Board for posting and responding to queries and ideas.
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Dr. Raymond M. Bell Anthology - An article and register report from Dr. Bell, originally published in 1986, concerning Robert McWhorter (1769-1849) who married Elizabeth Toland and was first reported in Finley Township, Washington co., PA in 1800.
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Peggy Loos' Home Page - The descendants of William Mawhorter (1745?-1823) of Pennsylvania and Ohio who married Jane Boyd.

Leslie Seich's Home Page - Stories, pictures and more on her descent from David McWhorter of Lancaster co., PA & Abbeville co., SC.
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Quin McWhirter's Homepage -Updated genealogy and a whole lot of fun!
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Lianne Bailey's Genealogy - 578 McWh*rters are listed here as Lianne traces her family from John McWhorter of Albemarle co., VA down the line leading to Weakley co., TN and her great-grandparents George Chester McWherter & Zeala Mae Brundige. Includes a searchable database.
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CRWTH Pages of J. Marshall Bevil, Ph. D. - Includes abstracts "The Welsh Crwth, Its History, and Its Genealogy" & "Some Observations Regarding Crwth Performance". Dr. Bevil is author of a 1973 thesis on the ancient instrument from which the surname McWh*rter is derived.

McWhorter Lives and Times - The surveys and grant of Eleanor McWhorter of Albemarle co., VA and NC plus the Revolutionary War Pension Files of John McWhorter of Casey co., KY. Courtesy of Karen McWhorter Wilhelm
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McWh*rter Research Links
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Scots Origins - Search online the indexes of the Government Register Office for Scotland. Civil records, parish registers, some census records - fee charged.
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Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants - A great place to explore for descendants of Henry McWhorter (1760-1848) who removed to Hacker's Creek, VA (now WV) from Orange co., NY. The site includes GEDCOMs, text files of area families and links to the Central West Virginia Genealogy & History Library and its searchable catalog.
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Maybole, Scotland Home Page - Thanks to the efforts of Rich Pettit, site administrator and McWhirter descendant, those searching for McWhirter ancestors in Maybole have a new source of info about the town. Included on the site are articles about Norris McWhirter, author of the Guinness Book of World Records, and James McWhirter who left Maybole for Australia in the 19th century and established McWhirter's Marketplace, a Brisbane, Australia landmark.

GENUKI-Scotland - GENealogical Information Services for the United Kingdom and Ireland, a great list of information and resources for your research throughout Scotland.

GENUKI - Ayrshire - A description of the towns, villages and parishes of Ayrshire; a list of archives; a surname interests database and much more.

GENUKI-Wigtownshire - A description of the towns, villages and parishes of Wigtownshire; a surname interests database and much more.
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Scotland GenWeb Project - Part of the EuroGenWeb Project which is part of the World GenWeb Project. Provides links and vital information for researching ancestors throughout Scotland.

Ayrshire, Scotland GenWeb Project - Post Ayrshire queries. Links to genealogical resources in Ayrshire.
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General Research Links

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet - The Best! From here you can discover thousands of genealogy sources you never even dreamed of.   cyndiplak2.gif (2587 bytes)
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Genealogy Gateway to the Web - Another powerful research aid! Discover just how fast the world of internet genealogy research is growing.    gengate3.gif (1957 bytes)
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The USGenWeb Project - A volunteer effort to provide free of charge genealogical resources from all over the country.   usgenweb.gif (1550 bytes)
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The WorldGenWeb Project - A volunteer effort to provide free of charge genealogical resources from all over the world. From here you can go just about anywhere!

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Surname Web - The Genealogical Project of Surname Resource Centers. This site includes links to Surname Resource Centers or websites devoted to the posting of world wide information on individual surnames. The site includes a searchable Registry consisting of over 12,000 surname links. The McWh*rter Genealogy Website has been named as a Resource Center for the Surname Web.  surnaweb.gif (1455 bytes)

Family Search - Family Search Internet Genealogy Service is an offering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This service allows you to search the Ancestral File collection of the church as well as the International Genealogical Index of both the British Isles & North America; plus more.
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World Connect - Another NEW service from the folks that make up RootsWeb. With the modest goal of connecting all people worldwide, WorldConnect is a place for posting GEDCOMs that can be searched free of charge by anyone the world over. Moreover the contributor retains control over his/her contribution and can remove, amend or add to the GEDCOM records at any time.


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