The Whitehead Family  circa 1872 - 1935
The Whitehead Family circa 1872 - 1935



Will was born in 1872 and he died in 1935 after a brief illness.  Will was a hard worker,  and a good farmer and businessman.  He  lost a  considerable  amount of his savings in the bank foreclosure ordered by President Roosevelt when he took office in 1932. 
A conservative estimate of about $20,000
was lost.  Will married Mary Hoffman on January 2, 1896 at Fort Hull.  The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev. Whitehead (according to a copy of the marriage certificate on file in Macon County Courthose).  Will and Mary had the following children: Herschell, Berry, Eloise, Jesse (Darby) and Rosa.