Robert Ligon McWhorter and Nancy Pope Thurmond
Robert Ligon McWhorter, son of Hugh McWhorter and Helena Ligon, was born June 19, 1819 in Bowling Green. Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Robert was married to Nancy Winifred Janes who died four years after their marriage leaving one son Robert Ligon McWhorter, Jr.
Robert was married in 1849 to Nancy Pope Thurmond who was his second wife.Their five children were: James Vason, John Alexander, Hamilton, Julia Pope, and Jessie Boyd McWhorter.
Group/newspaper clipping - Herald-Journal of Greenesboro, GA - Feb. 24, 1899