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  Alexander Whitaker Summary
Whitaker sent this work from Henrico, Virginia, to his friend William Crashaw in England after 28 July 1612, and when it was published in 1613, it became the first American sermon to appear in print.
Alexander Whitaker died at the age of thirty-two in the spring of 1617.
Alexander Whitaker (1585-1616) was a Christian theologian, who settled in Virginia Colony in 1611, and established two churches near the Jamestown colony.
www.bookrags.com /Alexander_Whitaker   (521 words)

 Whitaker Family
A memorial tablet to William Whitaker was installed in the center of the anteroom of the New Chapel.
Whitaker in the Master's quarters at St. John's, one in the master's office, one in the guest bedroom.
William A. Whitaker married twice: first to _______ Culverwell, who was apparently mother of at least the oldest child, and second to Joan (Taylor) Fenner, widow of Dudley Fenner, mother to at least the youngest.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~madgenealogist/WhitakerFamily.html   (2014 words)

  Alexander Whitaker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Alexander Whitaker (1585 1616) was a Christian theologian, who settled in Virginia Colony in 1611, and established two churches near the Jamestown colony.
Born in Holme, Cambridgeshire, Whitaker was a popular religious leader with both settlers and natives, he was responsible for the baptism and conversion of Pocahontas.
His relative tolerance for the Native American population that the English colonists encountered can be found in his sermons, some of which were sent back to England to help win support for the new colonies in North America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alexander_Whitaker   (147 words)

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"Captain Jabez Whitaker, the brother of Alexander Whitaker, the early minister, was burgess in 1625 and afterwards in council.
Whitaker lived to be eighty-nine years old, out living every member of her family, except two grand-children and several greatgrandchildren.
Sketch of the Whitaker Place In Baldwin County, about twelve miles to the southeast of Milledgeville, lies the plantation known for many years as the "Whitaker Place." It was originally owned by Maj. Francis Boykin, a South Carolinian, prominent in the war of the Revolution, who moved to this county in 1800.
ftp.rootsweb.com /pub/usgenweb/ga/baldwin/history/other/gms333historyo.txt   (4092 words)

 Descendants of Thomas Lively, 1750
Alexander J. Whitaker [8647] was born on 14 Jul 1872.
Lena Jane Alexander [24868] was born on 16 Feb 1894 and died on 23 Jan 1987 at age 92.
Mitty Vilante Alexander [24869] was born on 7 Jan 1896 and died in 1917 at age 21.
www.livelyroots.com /oldtom/d5.htm   (9729 words)

 Fellow Whitaker Researchers
Mary BOUCHIER abt 1620 Lamberth Parish, County Surry, ENG [Jabez was brother to Rev Alexander WHITAKER and emigrated to Jamestown abt 1619 and was a member of the House of Burgess].
Henry Whitaker was born in Blair County, Pennsylvania December 30, 1843 and died in Lancaster 1921.
Brooke Whitaker is researching the line of James Whitaker; McMinn County,TN born 1832 and married to Sarah Minerva Lucinda Newberry, parents of Samuel Haskell Whitaker (born August 1892 died 1976) and Pearlie (later married Leander Newberry).
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Park/3741/fellow_whitaker_researchers.htm   (7451 words)

 God Blessed Jamestown ~ Part II
Alexander Whitaker was one such young man whose conscience was persuaded and severely pressed.
Alexander was a pastor for less than two years when he began to strongly "entertain a purpose of going to Virginia." For months he had "serious deliberations" and "many distractions and combats with himself" of "many inward temptations and outward discouragements and dissuasions" from friends.
Alexander requested of Crashaw to pray that his "ministration of the Gospel be powerful and effectual.
www.fortunecity.com /campus/bates/26/id45.htm   (870 words)

 Whitaker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is also a Whitaker, Pennsylvania and an unincorporated village in Washtenaw County, Michigan called Whitaker.
The Whitaker Foundation is an organization that supports biomedical engineering research and education.
Whitaker's Almanack is a reference book published in the U.K. This human name article is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that might otherwise share the same title, which is a person's or persons' name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Whitaker   (168 words)

 June 8th
Whitaker is celebrated for having founded a new school of topographical literature, or rather, we may say, revived an ancient one, that had been allowed to become extinct.
Whitaker was the first to redeem his favourite study from this state of degradation.
Whitaker's History of Craven, as to the probability of Henry Lord Clifford, first Earl of Cumberland, being the hero of the well-known and beautiful ballad, The Nut-Brown Maid, is worthy of notice.
www.thebookofdays.com /months/june/8.htm   (2268 words)

 Homestead & Mifflin Township Historical Society
The Reverend Alexander Whitaker came to Virginia in 1611, and was involved in the religious conversion of the Indian Princess Pochohontas and her subsequent marriage to John Rolfe.
In 1634, a Puritan man name Whitaker came to Virginia from England and settled in Jamestown, VA. He was said to have been related to the Reverend Alexander Whitaker.
In 1896, the Whitaker Volunteer Fire Company was established to protect the property and lives of the residents of the town of Whitaker.
www.mifflintownship.org /WHITAKER/Local/Early   (989 words)

 Man pleads not guilty in slaying of officer - gainesvilletimes.com
Whitaker formally was charged with the Dec. 29 murder of Officer Chris Ruse, a 45-year-old law enforcement veteran.
Whitaker silently sat next to defense attorney Bruce Harvey during the brief proceedings, answering only "yes, sir" and "no, sir" to questions from the judge.
At the time of the shooting, Whitaker was free on bond following a conviction in Gwinnett County of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, carrying a concealed weapon and three counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20050825/localnews/8428.shtml   (383 words)

 Guide to the Charles Whitaker Papers, 1895 - 1896
Charles Whitaker was a student at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in the mid-1890s.
The Charles Whitaker Papers consists of a letter, a booklet, and two photographs related to Whitaker's time as a student at the College.
The Charles Whitaker Papers consists of a letter, a booklet, and two photographs related to Whitaker's time as a student at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /findingaids/mss00015   (357 words)

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Whitaker was the Anglican minister of Henrico parish.
In the introduction Whitaker interprets the text to command the readers to charity and liberality.
The portion given here is the application of the biblical text, and Whitaker invites his readers to consider the inhabitants of Virginia as worthy objects of charity.
smith2.sewanee.edu /courses/391/DocsEarlySouth/1613-AlexWhitaker.html   (718 words)

 Descendants of Joshua Whitaker
WHITAKER was born abt 1680, and died May 01, 1729 in Prince Georges Co Md. He married (1).
WHITAKER (JAMES, MARK) was born April 08, 1750 in Rowan Co NC, and died 1842 in Lincoln Co TN.
I, John Whitaker, of the county of Lincoln and state of Tennessee, being weak in body but of sound mind, and knowing that man has once to die, do make this my last will and testament, revoking all others.
members.aol.com /shelveston/Whit.html   (655 words)

 Naked Ownership: Shreveport Archives
The Shreveport Times reports that subcontractors to Whitaker Construction are still owed in excess of $1.4 million for their work on the expansion of the Independence Bowl in 2001.
The City of Shreveport plans to appeal a jury verdict awarding their general contractor, Whitaker Construction, $764,000 for additional work that the was performed by contractors on the stadium outside the scope of the contract.
Whitaker, who was preparing to leave today to assume the position of senior advisor to the Iraqi Minister of Health, was arrested in El Paso, Texas on allegations of "contractors' misapplication of payments." Whitaker's company, Whitaker Construction, was once Louisiana's third-largest construction firm, but was forced into bankruptcy last year.
www.nakedownership.com /archives/cat_shreveport.html   (6243 words)

 Ancestors, Cousins, Potential Cousins, etc of Garril Kueber - Person Page 739
She married John J Whitaker, son of John Whitaker and Martha Willcockson, on May 3, 1806.
She was the daughter of John J Whitaker and Sarah Hammond.
She married George Whitaker, son of John J Whitaker and Sarah Hammond, on September 2, 1847.
kueber.us /p739.htm   (1370 words)

 Alexander Whitaker
WHITAKER, Alexander, clergyman, born in Cambridge, England, in 1585 ; died in Henrico county, Virginia, after 1613.
Alexander was graduated at that university, took orders in the Church of England, and for several years was rector of a parish in the north of England.
Whitaker published "Good News from Virginia." which was one of the first books that were written in that colony (London, 1613).
www.famousamericans.net /alexanderwhitaker   (292 words)

The plantation parish of Henrico began in 1611 with the Rev. Alexander Whitaker as its first rector.
In 1617 plans were made for the "University and Colledge" of Henrico, and in 1619 ten thousand acres were granted for the college.
Whitaker baptized Pocahontas, the first Indian convert to Christianity.
www.episcopalchurch.org /19625_12409_ENG_HTM.htm   (210 words)

 smith - smi24.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Nancy Ethel Whitaker was born 23 Dec 1896 in Greenwood, SC.
Varina Manette Whitaker was born 4 Jul 1906 in Greenwood, SC.
Floris Augusta Whitaker was born in Greenwood, SC.
hometown.aol.com /oldp2/smith/smig24.htm   (1715 words)

 Civil War Florida -- Message Board Comment: Civil War Florida Message Board
Further information on J.P. Benjamin and Whitaker Bayou, Sarasota: Alexander Whitaker was the clergy to Governor Dale in Jamestown.
The Whitaker family in Sarasota gave birth to the first white child in the area at a time of Indian Conflict, so to a child was born to Pocahontas and Rolf.
Alexander Whitaker who lives in history under the title of the Apostle of Virginia.
www.civilwarflorida.com /site/comments/read_comment.php?commentREF=2543   (410 words)

 Richmond, Virginia: St. John's Church
Alexander Whitaker was appointed director for this first Henricopolis church.
Whitaker gained fame as the minister who baptized Pocahontas giving her the Christian name of Rebecca and who in 1613 or 1614 married her to John Rolfe.
Tragedy befell Rev. Whitaker in 1617 and he was drowned in the James River.
www.ego.net /us/va/ric/tts/history.htm   (1058 words)

The Plantagenets were a line of kings occupying the throne of England from 1154-1485.
The Whitakers were in Virginia 9 years before the Mayflower landed at Plymouth Rock.
Alexander Whitaker was the clergyman who baptized Princess Pocahontas, and performed the marriage ceremony of Pocahontas and Sir John Rolph in April of 1614.
www.janissaries.net /janissary/scot.htm   (801 words)

 Stanford Jazz Workshop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A fixture at the venerable New York all jazz nightclub Smoke, Alexander has released nearly a score of albums and appeared on recordings by numerous artists, including Cecil Payne, Irene Reid, Jim Rotondi, Little Jimmy Scott, Pat Martino, and Randy Johnston.
In the early 1990s Alexander threw himself into the whirlwind life of a professional jazz musician.
Alexander returns to the Stanford Jazz Festival for an evening of energetic straight-ahead jazz with longtime bandmates Harold Mabern and Joe Farnsworth, and the great Detroit bassist Rodney Whitaker.
www.stanfordjazz.org /artist/08_01alexander.html   (241 words)

 Man pleads guilty to killed Pendergrass police officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Officer Chris Ruse had been chasing Richard Alexander Whitaker, 27, and another man in a pickup truck, which wrecked during the chase.
Madison said at the time of the killing that Whitaker was free on an appeal bond after being convicted in Gwinnett County for firearms charges and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
Authorities said Whitaker and Nolan Leon Chavin IV of Dacula were en route to commit a burglary when Ruse tried to pull them over for a traffic violation.
www.northwestgeorgia.com /statenews/local_story_102100123.html/resources_printstory   (207 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A trial for Richard Alexander Whitaker, 27, of Flowery Branch, likely would not be held until late in the fall or early winter, District Attorney Tim Madison said Friday.
Madison said the case met two of 10 circumstances in state law that allows prosecutors to seek the death penalty: A police officer was killed during the performance of his duties and that Whitaker allegedly was trying to escape from being arrested.
Whitaker also allegedly committed the crime while free on an appeal bond after being convicted in Gwinnett County for firearms charges and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, Madison said.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=61157   (376 words)

 DA says suspect in Jackson killing could face death - gainesvilletimes.com
Chauvin, 18, of Dacula pleaded guilty Friday to les-ser charges of conspiracy to commit a burglary, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and possession of a sawed-off shotgun, according to court records.
His testimony against Whitaker is part of the plea agreement, Madison said.
Whitaker and Chauvin were driving to commit a burglary at an unspecified location on the night of Ruse's murder, according to court records.
www.gainesvilletimes.com /news/stories/20050331/localnews/89862.shtml   (285 words)

 Re: Alexander Whitaker, Apostle of Virginia
In Reply to: Re: Alexander Whitaker, Apostle of Virginia by Ann McAllister
I have not documentation, but the source they quoted was the Whitaker Family Chart in the files of the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester, PA.
The original chart was evidently prepared by C. Pearle Matthews Burkholder, Daughter of Pricilla Whitaker and William Leonard Matthews who was born in 1870.
genforum.genealogy.com /whitaker/messages/3914.html   (318 words)

 Charles 'Slim' Whitaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Above from L-to-R are Chester Gan, Bill Patton, Whitaker, Lucille Lund, and the bare-chested Reb Russell in FIGHTING THROUGH (Kent, 1934), one of Russell's starring westerns for producer Willis Kent.
Herman Hack is on the left with arms raised; Silver Tip Baker has the handlebar moustache; Robert Walker (as the sheriff) is the on the horse in far right background; in the right foreground, Frank Rice has a hold on an unidentified player.
Whitaker occasionally got to portray a good guy, and here he is on the rocks with Lee 'Lone Ranger' Powell in ROLLING DOWN THE GREAT DIVIDE (PRC, 1942), one of the Frontier Marshals trio series.
www.surfnetinc.com /chuck/slimw3.htm   (211 words)

 KJV Complete Bible on Audio CD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The world's best-loved translation of the Bible is brought to life in this powerful, word-for-word, voice-only narration by renowned British dramatist Alexander Scourby.
Alexander Scourby's moving narration of the Bible has touched and inspired the hearts of millions.
Best known for his magnificent voice, Scourby was a noted Broadway Shakespearean actor, a radio and movie actor, and a narrator of classic TV documentaries.
www.thebereancall.org /products/bt006.php   (181 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A near-relative of Lincoln’s argument appears in one of the first doc'uments of colonial American history, Alexander Whitaker’s Good Newes From Virginia of 1613.
Whitaker urges that the Indians be well treated; after all, “One God created us, they have reasonable soules and intellectuall faculties as well as wee; we all have Adam for our common parent: yea, by nature the condition of us both is all one.”
There is also a remarkable similarity between Lincoln’s thought and a rabbinic midrash according to which a phrase in Genesis—“these are the archives of Adam’s descendants”—is the single greatest statement in the Torah.
www.frontpagemag.com /gopostal/commentdetail.asp?ID=10633&commentID=494036   (275 words)

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