Joshua WHEDBEE, a well-known citizen of Gates County, N.C., died suddenly today in Perquimans county, near the town of Hertford. He was attacked with paralysis or heart trouble and expired suddenly, aged 80 years. Mr. WHEDBEE was visiting the family of his daughter, Mrs. John David PARKER. The burial will take place tomorrow near Gatesville, NC.
The deceased leaves two daughters and three sons – Mrs. J.D. PARKER, Perquimans county, N.C.; Mrs. James PARKER, Gates County, N.C.; L.H. and R.H. WHEDBEE, Suffolk; Joshua WHEDBEE, Gates county. He was an uncle of Mrs. Junius T. PARKER andb of Suffolk.
Source: Virginian-pilot. (Norfolk, Va.), 23 Nov. 1900. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071779/1900-11-23/ed-1/seq-8/>