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 Edward Wightman -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Edward Wightman (December 20, 1566 - April 11, 1612), a (Follower of Baptistic doctrines) Baptist, was the last person to be (additional info and facts about executed) executed for heresy in (A division of the United Kingdom) England by (Execution by fire) burning at the stake.
Edward Wightman was born at (additional info and facts about Burton-upon-Trent) Burton-upon-Trent, (additional info and facts about Staffordshire) Staffordshire.
Wightman refused to make a formal retraction and continued to preach his "heresies"; he was a few weeks later again tied to the stake and his body burned on April 11, 1612 at (additional info and facts about Lichfield) Lichfield.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ed/edward_wightman.htm   (410 words)

 Edward Wightman
Edward Wightman grew up during the reign of Elizabeth I and knew very well the dangers of religious non-conformity.
Some of Edward Wightman's beliefs were consistent with the Baptists who first organized in England under that name in 1611.
Edward presented a manuscript to King James I as he passed through Royston in March 1611, after which the King ordered that Edward be questioned on his opinions that did not conform to the Established Church.
homepage.mac.com /nicksnews/Genealogy/Deb/Shevlin/EdwardWightman/EdwardWightman.html   (717 words)

 Pane-Joyce Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Edward was a minister of the Six-Principle Baptist Church, closely related to the First Baptist Church of Providence, founded in 1638.
Edward sentenced 14 Dec 1611 by Richard Neale for nonconformity.
Neale commenced with "a sermon and confutation of Wightman's blasphemies against the Trinity".
aleph0.clarku.edu /~djoyce/gen/report/rr01/rr01_313.html   (153 words)

 The Whitman/Wightman Family in America
Most of the Whitmans or Wightmans of Rhode Island and their descendants are the progeny of one of five Baptist brothers (Farnam 1890) to have traveled from England to Rhode Island during the mid-seventeenth century.
This Edward Wightman is supposedly the son of John Wightman of Leicestershire, Burbage, England born sometime in the mid-sixteenth century.
Edward Wightman has the unique distinction of being the last martyr to be burned at the stake on English soil.
www.whitmania.com /pdpdpd/Riwights.htm   (681 words)

 BURRAGE Chapter 8, Section 2, Champlin Burrage, The Early English Dissenters In the Light of Recent Research ...
We learn that Edward Wightman was a draper of the parish of Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire in the diocese of Coventry and Lichfield, and that he was tried for heretical depravity, having written with his own hand and delivered to the king a certain book in manuscript covering eighteen leaves.
Wightman's trial, it should be said, is simply, and, so far as the present writer can judge, impartially described.
That yow the sayd Edward Wightman are that Prophett spoken of in the.18.th Chapter of Deutronomy, and the.3.
www.la.utexas.edu /research/poltheory/burrage/burrage.c08.s02.html   (1876 words)

 WIGHTMAN of Rhode Island
That he the said Edward Wightman is that prophet spoken of in the eighteenth of Deuteronomy in these words, 'I will raise them up a prophet,' andc.
And that he the said Wightman is that person of the Holy Ghost spoken of in the Scriptures; and the Comforter spoken of in the 16th of St. John's Gospel.
John Wightman was a Baptist, his name and that of Jane, his first wife, appearing in the membership of the rural Six-Principle Baptist Church, called Stony Lane Church, situated about five miles to the northeast in North Kingstown.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ethyln Wightman Whittier of Minneapolis looks through an old calfskin notebook and decides that food rationing, Hitler and even World War II are as transient and fleeting as the butterfly that lives only a summer.
In 1611, Edward Wightman was designated as a "blasphemous and condemned heretick" in a royal warrant which commanded the sheriff of Litchfield to "cause the said Edward Wightman to be committed to fire in some public and open place."
Wightman's second book, The Wightman Ancestry begins by reprinting the original work of Mary Ross Whitman that was first published in 1939 following her death.
www.wightmanfamily.com /wadex.html   (1353 words)

 History of the Wightman or Whiteman Family
Edward Wightman, of Burton-upon-Trent, who had the distinction of being the last martyr by fire condemned for heresy on English soil, was convicted Dec.
A DANIEL WIGHTMAN is believed to have settled in Newport, and it is thought that he was one of the twenty-one persons who broke off from the First Baptist Church in that place, and established the Second in 1656.
George Wightman (doubtless father of John) purchased this land of Samuel Wilbur or heirs, it being a part of lot No. 5 of a Pettaquamscutt division, which extended from the headline of the purchase, or Queen's river, on the west, to the 'Wolf Hill' on the east.
www.rootsweb.com /~rigenweb/article228.html   (1547 words)

 Rathbone genealogies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Wightman Ancestry, vol 1, by Wade Wightman : 2.
The Wightman Ancestry, vol 1, by Wade Wightman : 5.
The Wightman Ancestry, vol 1, by Wade Wightman : 7.
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 Twenty First Century Truth and Testimony -- Sermons--Early English & American Baptist
Valentine Wightman was born in North Kingston, R.I., in 1681.
He was a descendant of Edward Wightman, the Baptist martyr of Lichfield, England, who was burned because he denounced "infant baptism." His father was one of five brothers who came to this country, all of whom were Baptists, - two preachers, two deacons, and one a private member.
Wightman's writings show that he was a student of the Scriptures, with a well balanced mind, of calm but decided spirit, of sound judgment, clear convictions, warm heart, plain and transparent speech, a wise man in laying foundations.
www.21tnt.com /archives_sermons/englishandamericanbaptist.htm   (779 words)

 Valentine Wightman
WIGHTMAN, Valentine, clergyman, born in North Kingston, Rhode Island, in 1681; died in Groton, Connecticut, 9 June, 1747.
He was a descendant of Edward Wightman, the Baptist, who was burned for heresy in Lichfield, England, in 1612.
Wightman was also the author of a "Letter on singing Psalms" (1725).
www.famousamericans.net /valentinewightman   (333 words)

 The Wightman Ancestry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
All women who were born with the Wightman name are wanted as well as there children and grandchildren.
Allen Wightman pens a short-lived journal of his "trip to the West"--and in 1868 a later Wightman, politically minded, pastes into the book a now-yellowed newspaper clipping showing returns in the '68 presidential election.
The Rest of the Story:-- My son, Gerald Wightman, was a teacher at Subic Bay when the Philippine government and the volcanic eruption caused the base to be closed.
www.wightmanfamily.com /temp/wadexold.html   (1991 words)

 Hatcher Skeletons
From Angela Harrell as told to her by her Uncle Casper: Two cousins, Edward Hatcher and Rube Ammons were living around Monks Corner, SC at the time.
Edward was apprehended and taken back to SC where he was tried and hung.
Nicholas John Wightman, when, after a full hearing of evidence, and of the arguments of counsel on both sides which lasted till five o’clock, the jury returned a verdict, that Robert Stacey, Josiah Jordan, John George, Thomas Smith, Ann Connolly and Edward Hatcher, were guilty; and Andrew Keating, Ann Jones, Rebecca Stacey, not guilty.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~nhatcher/hatskel.htm   (1638 words)

 Wightman Family Genealogy Forum (Page 2)
Re: WIGHTMAN's in New York/Canada - MARILYN 12/18/00
Re: WIGHTMAN's in New York/Canada - MARILYN 3/15/01
Re: WIGHTMAN's in New York/Canada - Ronald Wightman 6/02/01
genforum.genealogy.com /wightman/page2.html   (1887 words)

 Lichfield   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
At the time of the Domesday survey, Lichfield was held by the bishop of Chester, where the see of the bishopric had been moved in 1075: it is not called a borough, only a small village.
The lordship and manor of the town were held by the bishop of Chester until the reign of Edward VI, when they were leased to the town corporation.
Edward Wightman from Burton-upon-Trent was burnt at the stake in the Market Place on 11 April 1612.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/Lichfield.htm   (1447 words)

 Marshall Stuckey Garrett Phillips families - pafg39 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Valentine I Wightman [Parents] was born on 16 Apr 1681 in Quidnessett, Washington County, Ri.
Susannah Holmes.Susannah married Valentine I Wightman on 10 Feb 1702 in North Kingston, Washington County, Ri.
Daniel Wightman [Parents] was born on 2 Jan 1667/1668.
www.jelcwcm.com /web/pafg39.htm   (252 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
Edward Geoffrey Smith Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby
Edward William Spencer Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire
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 Section ALL: Descendants of Thomas Wightman
Edward Wightman is said to have been the last to suffer death by burning for heresy in England according to legal procedure.
This tradition represents George Wightman as the son of John and grandson of Edward Wightman of Burton-on-Trent, co. Stafford, Eng.
Mary Ross Whitman, "George Wightman of Quidnessett, R.I. and Descendants", Chicago, Illinois, 1939, p.1.
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Edward I Allyn Colver, born 1610 in Middlesex, Suffolk, England; died 1685 in Mystic, New London County, CT. He was the son of 5152.
Edward I Allyn Colver, born 1610 in Middlesex, Suffolk, England; died 1685 in Mystic, New London County, CT; married (1) Alis Luicone; married (2) Anne Ellis 19-Sep-1638 in Dedham, Suffolk County, MA.
Edward Wightman, born 20-Dec-1566 in England; died 11-Apr-1612 in Staffordshire, England.
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 Chapter XXVII:  The Pioneers of Unitarianism in England, to 1644   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A hundred thousand copies of it were in circulation within about twenty years, and the reading of it not only helped on the Reformation among the people, but eventually, as we shall see, paved the way for further reform of doctrine.
Their theology was not settled, but they took only the Bible for their authority; and upon this some of them built extravagant and fantastic doctrines, while some of them revived old heresies as to the Trinity or the person of Christ, or invented new ones of their own.
Wightman, feeling the pain of the fire, recanted and was set free, but later refused to confirm his act and was burnt.
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 Deaths   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
She was born September 15, 1909 in Wirt, New York, the daughter of La Verne and Jennie (Pierce) Wightman.
Miss Wightman was employed by Richburg Central as a fourth-grade teacher for several years.
Surviving are two brothers, Howard Wightman of Friendship and Edward Wightman of Marietta, Ohio; four sisters, Wayne (Lucile) Baldwin of Friendship, Stanley (Laura) Smith of Orlando, Florida, Morris (Dude) Lyman of Bolivar, New York, and George (Jean) Whitman of Latham, New York.
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Edward Wightman was convicted on December 14, 1611 before the Bishop of Litchfield and, after being delivered to the secular powers, was burned at Litchfield on April 11th, 1612.
In his "Lives of the Puritans," Benjamin Brook mentions the some sixteen distinct heresies Edward Wightman was convicted of perpetrating, some of which are those of the Ebionites, Arians, Cerinthians, and Anabaptists.
Edward Josiah Colvin, A Genealogy of the Descendants of John Colvin (1940).
www.whitmania.com /pdpdpd/roywhit.htm   (964 words)

 Marshall Stuckey Garrett Phillips families - pafg25 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Edward Wightman [Parents] was born on 20 Dec 1566 in England.
Frances Darby was born in 1569 in Leicestershire, England.
She married Edward Wightman on 15 Sep 1593 in Leicestershire, England.
www.jelcwcm.com /web/pafg25.htm   (454 words)

WIGHTMAN, Ella Inette Spouse of Elbert Born 3-8- 1854 Died 10-27-1931 Dau.
WIGHTMAN, Marvin A. Spouse of Nellie J Born 8-3-1872 Died 3-28-1925 Son of Henry J. and Theressa A. Tiffany Wightman
WIGHTMAN, Nellie A. Spouse of Marvin A. Born 10-13- 1872 Died 10-12-1943 Dau.
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 Did King James Burn Baptists at the Stake?
It is not true that Bartholomew Legate or Edward Wightman were "Christians" in the orthodox sense of the word.
That he the said Edward Wightman is that prophet spoken of in the eighteenth of Deuteronomy in these words, 'I will raise them up a prophet,' &c.
For maintaining these opinions, Wightman lawfully convicted as an heretic, under the appropriate laws governing same, and subsequently sentenced by the court to be burned (see Fleta and Briton).
www.jesus-is-lord.com /guilty.htm   (1754 words)

 My Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
She was married to David Edward WIGHTMAN JR.
Rebekah Jade Wightman was born Becky Jade Quinlan after her mother was divorced from her father, Kenneth Quinlan, of Emmett, Idaho.
Wendy Jo WIGHTMAN was born in Hanou, Germany.
home.earthlink.net /~iaseyb/d6.htm   (716 words)

 Annotated Bibliography Contents for Letter L More...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The publisher Edward Moxon was found guilty of blasphemous libel in publishing the works of Shelley.
Legate and Wightman were burned to death in 1612 for their heretical and blasphemous opinions on Church doctrine.
Legate was the last person to be burned in London, Wightman the last to die in England for religious beliefs and writings.
www.lib.siu.edu /cni/letter-l1.shtml   (4891 words)

Cauthen, Charles Edward - South Carolina Goes to War, 1860-1865.
Nash, Charles Edward - Biographical sketches of Gen. Pat Cleburne and Gen. T.
Wightman, Edward King - From Antietam to Fort Fisher : the Civil War letters of Edward King Wightman, 1862-1865.
www.americancivilwar.org.uk /library/library.htm   (1951 words)

 FRANCIS E WIGHTMAN JR - Maine Album Page from the Bangor Daily News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
He was born Oct. 24, 1931, in Carroll, N.H., the son of Alice (Malito) and Francis E. Wightman Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Mihlik of Florida; his son, Edward Wightman of Georgia; his sister, Miriam Perry and her husband, Edward, of Prospect.
He was predeceased by his parents; his daughter, Jeannie Wightman; his sister, Marian Ashworth; his half brother, Herb Beer.
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