America’s Most Inbred Family: A Story of Triumphs and Struggles

America’s Most Inbred Family: A Story of Triumphs and Struggles

...By Judah Olanisebee for TDPel Media.

Disappointed Woman from America’s Most Inbred Family Laments Lack of Family Visits


Betty, a 71-year-old woman from the Whittaker family, famously known as America’s most inbred family, expressed her dismay over the fact that their relatives no longer visit their four-bedroom house in West Virginia.

The Whittakers gained attention in 2004 after a documentary about their lives was released on YouTube.

The family’s history dates back to the early 1900s when twin brothers allowed their children to marry each other, resulting in 15 children.

Today, five siblings and Lorene’s son Timmy still live together in the town of Odd.

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The Whittakers’ Story: A Recap

The Whittaker family has a long history that dates back to the early 1900s.


Twin brothers Henry and John allowed their children to marry each other, which resulted in the birth of 15 children.

Over a century later, the family still lives together in a run-down four-bedroom property in the town of Odd, West Virginia.

Lorene and Timmy’s Contribution to the Community

Although the Whittaker family struggles with certain issues, including inbreeding, some of its members are able to keep jobs and marry spouses outside of their genetic family.

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Lorene and her son Timmy have been members of their local church for many years, and they regularly attend services and participate in activities.

Betty’s Hope for a Renovated Family Home

Despite the family’s fame, Betty reveals that none of their relatives visit them anymore, which makes her sad.

However, she says that she enjoys living in the home where she has lived since she was little.


Betty hopes to renovate their family home using the money raised from a recent GoFundMe campaign for a new roof.

She believes that once the renovations are complete, their relatives may return to visit them.

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The story of the Whittaker family is a fascinating one, filled with both triumphs and struggles.

While the family gained fame for their inbreeding, some members have been able to lead normal lives outside of their genetic family.

Betty’s hope for a renovated family home is heartwarming, and it shows her love for the place where she has lived for most of her life.

Perhaps the renovations will attract more visitors to their home, including their relatives who have been absent for some time.

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