The Whitakers family tree wiki: All you need to know about the inbred story

The Whitakers are rated as the most inbred family in the United States because every one of them is related; however, recent records have revealed that their parents were cousins and not brother and sister as was earlier made to be believed.

Owing to the fact that the Whitakers are genetically and biologically related to one another, it has made it impossible for anyone to come up with their family history.

Also, the Whitakers family are secretive about their family history and are protected by the community where they reside, who have made it hard for anyone to interact with them.

However, a horror video of the life of the Whitakers went viral in 2020 after a channel named Soft White Underbelly shared the video.

Since then, attention has fallen on the Whitakers, leaving many wondering what could have happened to the family.

To know more about the Whitakers family, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Name The Whitakers
Father John Whitaker
Place of residence Odd, West Virginia
Video uploaded by Soft White Underbelly
Date July 4 2020
Video made by Mark Latia
Family member Lorraine, Ray, and Timmy

The Whitakers Family

The Whitaker family are from Odd, West Virginia, where they currently reside. They are considered the most popular inbred family in the United States.

According to the record, The Whitaker family made it to the spotlight after a photographer named Mark Laita photographed them for his book titled Created Equal in 2004.

Mark Laita would revealed that he faced threats from neighbors while trying to photograph the family and had to explain why he was doing so before the locals gave him permission to do so, this is proof that the Whitakers are well protected in Odd, West Virginia.

In 2020, Mark Latia went to Odd, Virginia and visited The Whitaker family again and this time he made a video of his visit, which went viral.

Mark Latia titled the video “Inbred Family: The Whitakers,$ and the video has amassed over 19 million views and 250 thousand likes while over 12,000 people disliked the video.

The video showed the Whitakers, a British family with members of an older generations living in a small town in the Appalachian region, and working at their father’s farm.

However, from the look of the video, the Whitakers we’re struggling to make a living in their modest house with several dogs.

The Whitakers as of now comprises of three siblings and a cousin named Ray, Lorraine, Timmy, Freddie, and an unnamed sister. However, it is believed that there are a few more individuals of the family who have not been addressed.

As of now, no medical examination as been done on The Whitakers, but there are claims that their health issues arise from inbreeding.