Zilpha Brantley

born Dec. 27,1790 Nash Co. NC, died 12-21-1883 in Habersham County, Georgia, buried Damascus Baptist Church, Banks Co. Ga.

married to Elisha Whitfield

bn: 1785 d. 1840 in Habersham Co. GA. son of William Whitfield, Sr. bn: 1739 in Isle of Wight Co. VA. and from there his family goes back to England.

Their children were: (info. from Shirley B. Whitfield)

Elisha moved to Habersham County, GA about 1819 (GA Headrights Act.)  Received land (640 a.).  Farm was included in Banks Co. when Banks was created in 1858. 

(Information in red from Evie Whitfield)

Elvina Whitfield

b. 6-30-1805 Nash Co. NC d. 12-23-1882 Banks Co. GA.

never married

Drucilla Whitfield

b. 1810 Nash Co. NC d. 1880 Habersham Co. GA.

married 3-30-1823 Nash Co. NC to Allen Acree b. 1800 Nash Co. NC d. 22 Jul 1877 Banks Co.


Ray Whitfield

(a twin) b. 2-9-1813 Nash Co. NC d. before 1-5-1863 Banks Co.GA.

 Married to Malissa b. abt. 1812 NC d. 1880
died in Monroe Co. TN


William Gray Whitfield

(a twin) b. 2-9-1813 Nash Co. NC d. 2-3-1882 Tate, Pickens Co. GA. 

married Annie Murray 8-19-1834 Franklin Co. GA. b. 5-10-1815 in NC.


Hines Berry Whitfield

b. Sept. 1819 Nash Co. NC d. 1903

married to (1) Martha Bradley abt. 1840 b. abt. 1820 in NC

(2) married  2/14/1852 to Susan Waycaster


Asbury Whitfield

b. 1817 Nash Co. NC d. 1903 Banks Co. GA.

 Married to

 (1)  Nancy Allred abt. 1839 Franklin Co. GA. B. 7-29-1821 NC d. 19 Dec 1860 Banks Co., GA

(2) Rebecca A. Murray b. 10-21-1832 Banks Co. GA. d. 29 Nov 1890


Wiliam (Bill) Whitfield

b. abt. 1820 in NC

married Hannah Crump 10-20-1843 Franklin Co. GA. B. abt. 1820 Franklin Co. GA. Had two children.