Henry Whitehead

Male, #10238, (between 1750 and 1760 - )
Father*Nathan Whitehead (c 1719 - b Apr 1779)
Mother*Rahab Culpepper (s 1744 - c 1815)
Birth*between 1750 and 1760 Henry was born at Edgecombe Co., North Carolina, between 1750 and 1760. 
Deed*24 Oct 1772 He was granted a deed by Erasmus Culpepper of Nash Co., NC, witnessed by Thomas Whitehead and Isabell Whitehead on 24 Oct 1772 at Edgecombe Co., North Carolina,

Book 2, page 29, deed date 24 Oct 1772, recorded Nov Ct 1772. Erasmus Culpepper, Edgecombe Co., to Henry Whitehead, for love and affection for my nephew, the said Henry Whitehead and me hereunto moving, a tract of 312 acres on Mochason Creek granted by Granville on 3 July 1760 beginning at a sassafras below his plantation then north 160 poles to two pines then west 312 poles to a white oak then south 160 poles to a gum then the various courses of the creek east 312 poles to the first station, signed Erasmus Culpepper, wit. Thomas Whitehead, Esabel Whitehead (X) (her mark).1 
Will20 Mar 1778 Henry named as heir(s) in the will of Nathan Whitehead at Nash Co., North Carolina, on 20 Mar 1778.2 
Will12 Feb 1788 Henry named as heir(s) in the will of Elizabeth (?) at Nash Co., North Carolina, on 12 Feb 1788.3 
Biography* Nash Co. Deed Bk 1, p. 68: Benjamin Whitehead, Thomas Whitehead, David Nicholson, William Sandeford, Erasmus Culpepper, Green Bell, and Tomkins Sandeford, joint gift to Henry Whitehead, son of Nathan Whitehead, deceased, April 5, 1779. Henry Whitehead is mentioned as "son" in his mother Rahab's will. He was apparently Rahab's only son, as her will mentioned only Henry and his four daughters. 


ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited31 Dec 2011


  1. Abstracted 5-23-05, NCA film C.037.40005, CTC.
  2. Nash Co., NC Record of Wills, Book 1, 1776-1872, LDS #041949, #5, Page 4.
  3. Transcribed by Lew Griffin from LDS Film: 1577511 Item 2.