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               52         x. Susan Virginia Fittsxe "Fitts:Susan Virginia (1832-AFT 1897)" was born in Clarke Co., AL October 13, 1832.  Susanxe "Fitts:Susan Virginia (1832-AFT 1897)" died after 1897 in AL.  Shexe "Fitts:Susan Virginia (1832-AFT 1897)" married Lucien Van-Buren Martin (Col.)xe "Martin:Lucien Van-Buren, (Col.) (1829-1873)" October 16, 1850.  Lucienxe "Martin:Lucien Van-Buren, (Col.) (1829-1873)" was born in Belleview, Franklin Co., AL March 31, 1829.  Lucienxe "Martin:Lucien Van-Buren, (Col.) (1829-1873)" died March 22, 1873 in Tuscaloosa, AL.  He was the son of Judge Peter Martin and nephew of Gov. J. L. Martin. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY) Children: Emily Lee Martin b. 1852, m. George Woolsey VanHoose, of Tuscaloosa, AL; Harriette Martin 1853-1855 Tuscaloosa, AL; Sallie Bell Martin b. 1854 m. Gideon Fredrick Martin, of Little Rock, AR; Susan Fitts Martin 1859-1860 Tuscaloosa, AL; Lucia Martin b. 1863, m. James William Erwin of Washington, DC; Harry Pegues Martin 1869-1871 Tuscaloosa, AL. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

          9.  Henry3 Fitts (Oliver2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC 1800.  Henryxe "Fitts:Henry (1800-1821)" died 1821 in Tuscaloosa, AL. 

Henry Fitts supposedly died at the age of 21; he drowned in the Tennessee River, Tuscaloosa, AL. Descendants of Alfred Fitts show that Alfred was the son of this Henry Fitts. Age 21 was relatively young to be married and have a child; Annette Smith has been unable to find a marriage license or other records to prove this relationship. (LDS Ancestral File submitted by J. H. Arnold, Newman, GA; researcher Annette Smith met at Gadsden library also showed the same) James Harris Fitts shows no date of death for Henry, nor did he publish any information on him except that he was born in 1800.

          It is not proved that Henry Fittsxe "Fitts:Henry (1800-1821)" had the following child:

    +        53         i. Alfred4 Fittsxe "Fitts:Alfred (1822-1894)" was born August 4, 1822.

          11.  John Henry3 Fitts (Oliver2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC 1804.  Johnxe "Fitts:John Henry (1804-1882)" died December 13, 1882 in Clay Co., MS.  Hexe "Fitts:John Henry (1804-1882)" married Virginia Wilmonia Aylettexe "Aylette:Virginia Wilmonia (1813-1850)" 1830.  Virginiaxe "Aylette:Virginia Wilmonia (1813-1850)" was born April 23, 1813.  Virginiaxe "Aylette:Virginia Wilmonia (1813-1850)" died January 31, 1850 in Mobile, AL.  She was the daughter of William Aylett, Jr. (1775-1847) and Martha Posey (1778-1851); granddaughter of William Aylett & Mary Macon. William Aylett b.1743 King William Co. VA d. 1780 Yorktown, VA, served as deputy commissary general and as colonel of the Virginia troops, member of the Convention 1774-1776. (DAR #156550, of Mrs. Olive Aylett Fitts Neal, b. Clay Co., MS, wife of Thomas Albert Neal) Member of the House of Representatives from Washington Co., AL 1829 and Clerk of US District Court at Mobile. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

          John Henry Fittsxe "Fitts:John Henry (1804-1882)" and Virginia Wilmonia Aylettexe "Aylette:Virginia Wilmonia (1813-1850)" had the following children:

               54         i. Martha Aylette4 Fittsxe "Fitts:Martha Aylette (1831-dec.)" was born 1831.  Shexe "Fitts:Martha Aylette (1831-dec.)" married LaFayette Guild(Dr.)xe "Guild:LaFayette, (Dr.) ( -1870)" December 14, 1852.  LaFayettexe "Guild:LaFayette, (Dr.) ( -1870)" died July 4, 1870 in San Francisco, CA.  Dr. Guild was attached to the U.S. Army on the western frontier as a Surgeon. Having served with Lee in the 2nd U.S. Cavalry, Lee requested his appointment as Medical Director and Chief Surgeon of the Army of Northern Virginia following the battle of Seven Pines. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts Family, Ft. Orange Press, Tuscaloosa, AL) In 1896, when The Fitts book was written, Pattie was a widow and living in Washington, DC, working for the government.

               55        ii. Oliver Henry Fittsxe "Fitts:Oliver Henry (1834-1890)" was born in Uniontown, AL 1834.  Oliverxe "Fitts:Oliver Henry (1834-1890)" died July 30, 1890 in Birmingham, AL.  Oliverxe "Fitts:Oliver Henry (1834-1890)" served in the military in the Civil War.  At the age of 18, he went to Texas, where Fitts reports he was a "Texas Ranger. In 1861, he joined the 6th Cavalry Regiment of Texas under Col. L. S. Ross. At the battle of Corinth, he was severely wounded, after which he was promoted and sent to Enterprise, MS. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               56       iii. William Aylette Fittsxe "Fitts:William Aylette (1837-AFT 1897)" was born in Uniontown, AL January 12, 1837.  Williamxe "Fitts:William Aylette (1837-AFT 1897)" died after 1897 in Orlando, FL.  Hexe "Fitts:William Aylette (1837-AFT 1897)" married Eliza J. Wattxe "Watt:Eliza J. (1844-dec.)" April 5, 1866.  Elizaxe "Watt:Eliza J. (1844-dec.)" was born May 4, 1844.  She was the daughter of Col. Thomas Watt of South Carolina, and his wife, Harriet Gandy.

                                       Williamxe "Fitts:William Aylette (1837-AFT 1897)" served in the military the Civil War.  Children: Cornelia Fitts b. 1867, m. 1889 Randolph Peyton of Orlando, FL; Margaret "Maggie" Fitts b. 1870 West Point, MS, m. 1897 Cruse Barnes of Orlando, FL; William Aylette Fitts, Jr. b. 1872; Elise Fitts 1875-1879 West Point, MS; Olive Aylett Fitts, b. 1878, Clay Co., MS, married Thomas Albert Neal lived at Orlando, FL; Philip Alston Fitts b. 1882 of Orlando, FL. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

    +        57       iv. Philip Augustus Fitts (Rev.)xe "Fitts:Philip Augustus, (Rev.) (1839-dec.)" was born April 19, 1839.

               58        v. Margaret Louisa Fittsxe "Fitts:Margaret Louisa (1841-AFT 1897)" was born May 1, 1841.  Margaretxe "Fitts:Margaret Louisa (1841-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Shexe "Fitts:Margaret Louisa (1841-AFT 1897)" married John James Harrisxe "Harris:John James (1837-dec.)" December 18, 1861.  Johnxe "Harris:John James (1837-dec.)" was born in Tuscaloosa, AL June 10, 1837.  Johnxe "Harris:John James (1837-dec.)" served in the military in the Civil War.  He was the son of Richard N. Harris and Amanda Banks. Living at Tuscaloosa, AL about 1897. Children: Richard Norfleet Harris b. 1863, m. 1892 Anna Watts Winslet, of Boligee, AL; John James Harris, Jr. 1864-1897, m. 1892 Lillie Purifoy, of Furman, AL; Virginia Aylette Harris, b. 1867, m. 1896 George W. Cousson, of Birmingham, AL; Amanda Banks Harris b. 1869, of Tuscaloosa, AL; Lucy Perine Harris 1872-1873 Tuscaloosa, AL; Margaret Gardner Harris 1875-1876 Tuscaloosa, AL; Cornelia Harris 1878-1881 Tuscaloosa, AL; William Fitts Harris 1879-1880 Tuscaloosa, AL. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               59       vi. Tempe Fittsxe "Fitts:Tempe (1847-AFT 1897)" was born August 1, 1847.  Tempexe "Fitts:Tempe (1847-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Shexe "Fitts:Tempe (1847-AFT 1897)" married James E. Hawkinsxe "Hawkins:James E. (1851-1895)" November 14, 1872.  Jamesxe "Hawkins:James E. (1851-1895)" was born in Jefferson Co., AL April 10, 1851.  Jamesxe "Hawkins:James E. (1851-1895)" died July 3, 1895 in Birmingham, AL.  Children all at Birmingham, AL about 1897: Maggie Welton Hawkins b. 1873; James Fitts Hawkins b. 1876; Sarah Hawkins b. 1878; Richard Nathaniel Hawkins b. 1880, Roberta Hawkins b. 1883; Julian Edward Hawkins b. 1886. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               60      vii. Sallie Fittsxe "Fitts:Sallie (1849-1868)" was born 1849.  Salliexe "Fitts:Sallie (1849-1868)" died August 2, 1868 in Clay Co., MS.

          12.  Oliver Harris3 Fitts (Oliver2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC about 1806.  Oliverxe "Fitts:Oliver Harris (ABT 1806-1881)" died February 11, 1881 in Tuscaloosa, AL.  Hexe "Fitts:Oliver Harris (ABT 1806-1881)" married Nancy Moorexe "Moore:Nancy ( -dec.)" in Harrison Co., TX.  (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

          Oliver Harris Fittsxe "Fitts:Oliver Harris (ABT 1806-1881)" and Nancy Moorexe "Moore:Nancy ( -dec.)" had the following children:

               61         i. John Henry4 Fittsxe "Fitts:John Henry (ABT 1840-1848)" was born about 1840.  Johnxe "Fitts:John Henry (ABT 1840-1848)" died 1848 in Henderson Co., TX.

               62        ii. Temperance Fittsxe "Fitts:Temperance (ABT 1842-dec.)" was born about 1842.  Shexe "Fitts:Temperance (ABT 1842-dec.)" married Joseph Johnsonxe "Johnson:Joseph ( -dec.)" in Singleton, AL, February 28, 1868.  Johnson children: Robert b. 1874, Sallie b. 1876, Amelia Elizabeth b. 1877, George Washington b. 1879, Emily b. 1881, Tempe Susan b. 1884, Hannah Jane b. 1886. Living at Singleton, AL. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               63       iii. Sarah Ann Fittsxe "Fitts:Sarah Ann (ABT 1843-1851)" was born about 1843.  Sarahxe "Fitts:Sarah Ann (ABT 1843-1851)" died 1851 in Singleton, AL.

          21.  Anderson F.3 Brame (Nancey2 Fitts, Henry1) was born 1795.  Andersonxe "Brame:Anderson F. (1795-1861)" died April 7, 1861 in Warren Co., NC.  Hexe "Brame:Anderson F. (1795-1861)" married Alice Milamxe "Milam:Alice ( -dec.)".  Alice was probably the daughter of John Milamxe "Milam:John ( -1816)" and Elizabeth Shortxe "Short:Elizabeth ( -dec.)".  Alice was living in Oakville, NC about 1897. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

          Anderson F. Bramexe "Brame:Anderson F. (1795-1861)" and Alice Milamxe "Milam:Alice ( -dec.)" had the following children:

               64         i. Anne Elizabeth4 Bramexe "Brame:Anne Elizabeth (ABT 1823-1889)" was born in Warren Co., NC about 1823.  Annexe "Brame:Anne Elizabeth (ABT 1823-1889)" died May, 1889.  Shexe "Brame:Anne Elizabeth (ABT 1823-1889)" married T. B. Reeks (Rev.)xe "Reeks:T. B., (Rev.) ( -dec.)" November 18, 1847.  Her children: Lucy M. Reeks; Lizzie Reeks; Alice R. Reeks b. 1848 of Steedsville, NC; Samuel Soule Reeks b. 1850, m. 1890 Lucy B. P. Jones of Brodie, NC; Thomas A. Reeks b. 1852 of Steedsville, NC; Pauline Reeks 1854-1888, m. Knox Hunter of Steedsville, NC; Lizzie Reeks b. 1856 of Oxford, Granville Co., NC; Tullia B. Reeks b. 1866 of Steedsville, NC; Ella M. Reeks, b. 1868. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

    +        65        ii. John M. Bramexe "Brame:John M. (1825-dec.)" was born January 17, 1825.

               66       iii. William Anderson Bramexe "Brame:William Anderson (1826-1864)" was born 1826.  Williamxe "Brame:William Anderson (1826-1864)" died November, 1864 in Trinity, NC.  Hexe "Brame:William Anderson (1826-1864)" married Ella O. Joynerxe "Joyner:Ella O. ( -dec.)" December 17, 1856.  His children were at Palmer Springs, VA. They were: Cassandria Brame b. 1860, m. 1884 E.P. Albea; William A. Brame b. 1864; Peter J. Brame b. 1868, m. 1892 Mary Z. Watson; John D. Brame b. 1870; Maurice M. Brame b. 1874 and Robert M. Brame b. 1876. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

    +        67       iv. Martha Bramexe "Brame:Martha (ABT 1829-1878)" was born about 1829.

               68        v. Emily Bramexe "Brame:Emily (ABT 1831-dec.)" was born about 1831.  Shexe "Brame:Emily (ABT 1831-dec.)" married John D. Newellxe "Newell:John D. ( -dec.)" about 1859.  She was living in Warren Co. in 1897. Her children: William A. Newell b. 1861 m. Alice Long and went to Palmer Springs, VA; Mary Pete Newell m. John F. J. Milam and went to Palmer Springs; Frank B. Newell b. 1867 m. Mrs. Columbia Egerston and lived at Macon, NC; John D. Newell lived at Oakville, NC. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               69       vi. Indiana Frances Bramexe "Brame:Indiana Frances (ABT 1833-dec.)" was born about 1833.  Shexe "Brame:Indiana Frances (ABT 1833-dec.)" married Edward F. Bobbittxe "Bobbitt:Edward F. ( -dec.)" November 23, 1853.  They were in Palmer's Springs, VA in 1897. Her children: Whitmel H. Bobbitt b. 1854, m. 1887 Sarah A. Coleman; Alice Bobbitt b. 1856, m. 1880 Charles Blackwell Scoggin of Palmer's Springs, VA; Edward Fletcher Bobbitt b. 1858, m. Susan C. Smith; Brame Bobbitt b. 1860; and Fletcher Bobbitt b. 1862, m. Eva B. Bracy. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               70      vii. Rebecca Dorothy Bramexe "Brame:Rebecca Dorothy (ABT 1835-dec.)" was born about 1835.  Shexe "Brame:Rebecca Dorothy (ABT 1835-dec.)" married B. F. Long (Rev.)xe "Long:B. F., (Rev.) ( -dec.)" about 1859.  They were living in Warrenton in 1897. Two of her sons were in Warrenton, NC: Levi A. Long b. 1861, and Benjamin F. Long b. 1889. Russell Long b. 1863 went to Colorado, Alice Long b. 1866 m. William A. Newell and lived at Palmer Springs, VA, and Nannie Long b. 1871 married William A. Campbell and lived at Rocky Mount, NC. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               71     viii. Patrick Henry Bramexe "Brame:Patrick Henry (ABT 1837-1838)" was born about 1837.  Patrickxe "Brame:Patrick Henry (ABT 1837-1838)" died 1838.

          29.  Nancy Ann3 Brame (Nancey2 Fitts, Henry1) was born October 17, 1817.  Nancyxe "Brame:Nancy Ann (1817-1898)" died January 17, 1898. 

Shexe "Brame:Nancy Ann (1817-1898)" married Joshua Pike Harrisxe "Harris:Joshua Pike (1814-1856)" in Warren Co., NC, October 27, 1835.  Joshuaxe "Harris:Joshua Pike (1814-1856)" was born in Warren Co., NC 1814.  Joshuaxe "Harris:Joshua Pike (1814-1856)" died September 28, 1856 in Warren Co., NC.  He was the son of Leonard Harris and Mary Pike. (birth shown as 1815 - James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY; exact dates - notes of Nola Duffy)

          Nancy Ann Bramexe "Brame:Nancy Ann (1817-1898)" and Joshua Pike Harrisxe "Harris:Joshua Pike (1814-1856)" had the following children:

               72         i. Anna4 Harrisxe "Harris:Anna (1836-1886)" was born July 12, 1836.  Annaxe "Harris:Anna (1836-1886)" died 1886 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Harris:Anna (1836-1886)" married William Walkerxe "Walker:William ( -dec.)".

               73        ii. Indiana J. Harrisxe "Harris:Indiana J. (1836-dec.)" was born July 24, 1836.  (notes of Nola Duffy)

               74       iii. Nancy C. Harrisxe "Harris:Nancy C. (1837-dec.)" was born December 4, 1837.  She married twice.  Shexe "Harris:Nancy C. (1837-dec.)" married John Harrisxe "Harris:John ( -dec.)".  Shexe "Harris:Nancy C. (1837-dec.)" married Charles Saddlerxe "Saddler:Charles ( -dec.)".  She was in Littleton, NC in 1897.

               75       iv. William Harrisxe "Harris:William (1839-dec.)" was born September 25, 1839.

               76        v. James A. Harrisxe "Harris:James A. (1842-1864)" was born July 6, 1842.  Jamesxe "Harris:James A. (1842-1864)" died June 3, 1864.  Jamesxe "Harris:James A. (1842-1864)" served in the military in the Civil War.  He was killed in battle. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY; notes of Nola Duffy show his date of birth as August 6, 1842)

               77       vi. George Marcus Harrisxe "Harris:George Marcus (1844-dec.)" was born July 23, 1844.  (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               78      vii. Nathaniel J. Harrisxe "Harris:Nathaniel J. (1847-1887)" was born October 13, 1847.  Nathanielxe "Harris:Nathaniel J. (1847-1887)" died December 27, 1887.  Hexe "Harris:Nathaniel J. (1847-1887)" married Rebecca Bakerxe "Baker:Rebecca ( -dec.)".  (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               79     viii. Henry Brame Harrisxe "Harris:Henry Brame (1849-dec.)" was born August 11, 1849.  Hexe "Harris:Henry Brame (1849-dec.)" married Dolly Steavinxe "Steavin:Dolly ( -dec.)" 1871.  (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

               80        ix. Young Harrisxe "Harris:Young (1853-dec.)" was born May 9, 1853.  (Nola Duffy)

          30.  Mary Parham3 Fitts (Henry2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC January 31, 1799.  Maryxe "Fitts:Mary Parham (1799-1856)" died March 1, 1856 in Boydton, VA.  She married twice.  Shexe "Fitts:Mary Parham (1799-1856)" married Zachariah Milamxe "Milam:Zachariah ( -BEF 1823)" in Warren Co., NC, August 14, 1819.  Zachariah was the son of John Milamxe "Milam:John ( -1816)" and Elizabeth Shortxe "Short:Elizabeth ( -dec.)".  Zachariahxe "Milam:Zachariah ( -BEF 1823)" died before 1823.  Shexe "Fitts:Mary Parham (1799-1856)" married George Rogers (Col.)xe "Rogers:George, (Col.) (ABT 1795-AFT 1897)" in Warren Co., NC, March 14, 1823.  Georgexe "Rogers:George, (Col.) (ABT 1795-AFT 1897)" was born in Mechlenburg Co., VA about 1795.  Georgexe "Rogers:George, (Col.) (ABT 1795-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Mary Fitts who married Zachariah Milam, license of August 14, 1819, Warren Co., NC. (descendants-James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY) Lived at Boydton, Mecklenburg Co., VA.

          Mary Parham Fittsxe "Fitts:Mary Parham (1799-1856)" and George Rogers (Col.)xe "Rogers:George, (Col.) (ABT 1795-AFT 1897)" had the following children:

               81         i. Emily Ann4 Rogersxe "Rogers:Emily Ann (1823-dec.)" was born September 30, 1823.  Shexe "Rogers:Emily Ann (1823-dec.)" married Benjamin Drewxe "Drew:Benjamin ( -dec.)" November 6, 1850.  He was from Southampton Co., VA. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts Family, Ft. Orange Press, Tuscaloosa, AL) They moved to Surry Co., VA.

               82        ii. Thomas Henry Rogers (Dr.)xe "Rogers:Thomas Henry, (Dr.) (1824-1860)" was born March 16, 1824.  Thomasxe "Rogers:Thomas Henry, (Dr.) (1824-1860)" died April 22, 1860 in Boyton, VA.

               83       iii. George Oliver Rogers (Dr.)xe "Rogers:George Oliver, (Dr.) (1826-1857)" was born October 15, 1826.  Georgexe "Rogers:George Oliver, (Dr.) (1826-1857)" died March 5, 1857 in Macon, NC.  Hexe "Rogers:George Oliver, (Dr.) (1826-1857)" married his cousin Mary Ann Drakexe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" in Warren Co., NC, June 4, 1850.  Maryxe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" was born in Warren Co., NC May 29, 1830.  Mary was the daughter of Mathew Mann Drakexe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" and Winefred Fittsxe "Fitts:Winefred (1802-1870)".  Maryxe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" died February 14, 1853 in Warren Co., NC.  George and Mary Ann were cousins. Dates taken from headstone at the Fitts family cemetery at the Henry Fitts homestead (now Perkinson farm) on Oakville Road in Warren Co. Two headstones are marked "Infant Rogers" without names or dates.  SEE #93 MARY ANN DRAKE

               84       iv. Adeline Fitts Rogersxe "Rogers:Adeline Fitts (1830-1893)" was born December 21, 1830.  Adelinexe "Rogers:Adeline Fitts (1830-1893)" died December 7, 1893 in Fayette, MO.  Shexe "Rogers:Adeline Fitts (1830-1893)" married O. Y. P. Corprewxe "Corprew:O. Y. P. ( -dec.)" July 5, 1854.  He was a Professor at Randolph Macon College, VA and Central College, Fayette, MO. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts Family, Ft. Orange Press, Tuscaloosa, AL)

          31.  Susan3 Fitts (Henry2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC 1800.  Susanxe "Fitts:Susan (1800-AFT 1852)" died after 1852 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Fitts:Susan (1800-AFT 1852)" married John Eldrige Twitty (Sr.)xe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" in Warren Co., NC, December 15, 1821.  Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" was born in Franklin Co., NC about 1800.  John was the son of William Twitty (Sr.)xe "Twitty:William, (Sr.) (ABT 1762-1817)" and Anna "Nancy" S. Turnbullxe "Turnbull:Anna Nancy\" S. (1782-1853)\"".  Hexe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" married Caroline Mary Nicholsonxe "Nicholson:Caroline Mary (ABT 1810-AFT 1885)" in Warren Co., NC, January 15, 1866. Caroline died in 1885 and was the daughter of George Nicholson d. 1818.  Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" died before April, 1874 in Warren Co., NC.  (Twitty Family In America 1671-1976, 1976).

1850 Warrenton, Warren Co., NC (p.42): John E. Twitty, 50, farmer; Susan, 50; William E., 24; Mary 22; Sarah F., 19; Caroline M., 10; John E., 12. They are living next to Joshua Harris and that house away from Susan's brother, Oliver Fitts.

1850 Slave Schedule shows John E. Twitty, p. 789 or 792. J. E. Twitty is slaveholder on 1860 Slave Schedule, p. 54, and recorded on page following Henry Fitts, son of Oliver Duke Fitts, and next to H. E. Thrower.

A Joshua P. Twitty, age 26 in 1880, is living in the household of John's 2nd wife, Carolyn M. (Nicholson) Twitty, and she calls him grandson. His father is not known.

John E. Twitty is recorded in the history of Hebron Methodist Church as one of the men who helped build the church with Henry Fitts, Nathan Milam and John Boyd. (hand-written history written for the first homecoming, most probably by Mary Ann Twitty Palmer about 1890) Marriage license granted December 15, 1821, Warren Co., NC. (Brent H. Holocomb, "Marriages of Warren & Bute Cos., NC," 1991)

          Susan Fittsxe "Fitts:Susan (1800-AFT 1852)" and John Eldrige Twitty (Sr.)xe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" had the following children:

               85         i. Mary S.4 Twittyxe "Twitty:Mary S. ( -1852)".  Maryxe "Twitty:Mary S. ( -1852)" died 1852 in Warren Co., NC.

    +        86        ii. Henry Fitts Twittyxe "Twitty:Henry Fitts (1823-1887)" was born October 2, 1823.

               87       iii. William E. Twittyxe "Twitty:William E. (1825-BEF 1852)" was born 1825.  Williamxe "Twitty:William E. (1825-BEF 1852)" died before February, 1852 in Warren Co., NC.  He was constable for Warrenton District 1848-1849. Will dated November 10, 1851, proved at February Court, 1852. (Lewis Joel Gregory, Twitty Family In America 1671-1976, 1976)

               88       iv. Mary Ann Twittyxe "Twitty:Mary Ann (ABT 1827-BEF 1852)" was born about 1827.  Maryxe "Twitty:Mary Ann (ABT 1827-BEF 1852)" died before August, 1852 in Warren Co., NC.  1850 census, age 22. Will dated March 19, 1852, proved at August Court, 1852. (Lewis Joel Gregory, Twitty Family In America 1671-1976, 1976) Will named brothers Henry F. and John E., sister Sally F., grandfather Henry Fitts dec'd., mother Mrs. Susan Twitty and Father John E. Twitty.

               89        v. Caroline M. Twittyxe "Twitty:Caroline M. (ABT 1829-AFT 1850)" was born about 1829.  Carolinexe "Twitty:Caroline M. (ABT 1829-AFT 1850)" died after 1850 in Macon, NC.

    +        90       vi. Sally Fitts Twittyxe "Twitty:Sally Fitts (1831-1862)" was born 1831.

               91      vii. John Eldridge Twitty (Jr.)xe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" was born November 7, 1837.  Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" died May 21, 1864 in Spottsylvania, VA.  Hexe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" married Sallie Duke Drakexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" in Warren Co., NC, December 31, 1862.  Salliexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" was born July 28, 1835.  Sallie was the daughter of Mathew Mann Drakexe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" and Winefred Fittsxe "Fitts:Winefred (1802-1870)".  Salliexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" died July 26, 1923.  After her husband's death, she took a position as a school principal at Luray Female Institute in Page Co., VA (Wilson Daily Times, November 23, 1973, by Robert Burton House; (James Harris Fitts, Fitts Family, Ft. Orange Press, Tuscaloosa, AL) SEE #95 SALLIE DUKE DRAKE

                                "Sallie D. Twitty dressed in mourning and during the remainder of her life never wore anything but black, and never remarried. She dedicated her life to teaching: Warrenton Female College 1867-1869, of which she was a graduate; Mesdames Jones and Twitty's School 1869-1873; Governess in the family of Gov. Elias Carr; Wilson Collegiate Institute; and was Lady Principal of Oxford Female seminary (later Oxford College) for more than 25 years, retiring in 1915. She served as President of the Warren Co. Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy from 1916-1921. (Lewis Joel Gregory, The Twitty Family in America 1671-1976, 1976)

                                       Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" served in the military in in Civil War.  He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 12, 1864, he died nine days later at Carver Hospital, Washington, DC. He had a will which named his wife, Sallie Drake Twitty and brother, Henry F. Twitty. He is buried at the family cemetery on Oakville Road, Warren Co., NC.

          32.  Winefred3 Fitts (Henry2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC May 3, 1802.  Winefredxe "Fitts:Winefred (1802-1870)" died October, 1870 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Fitts:Winefred (1802-1870)" married Mathew Mann Drakexe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" in Warren Co., NC, November 23, 1825.  Mathewxe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" was born June 6, 1798.  Mathew was the son of Caswell Drake (Rev.)xe "Drake:Caswell, (Rev.) (1776-AFT 1851)".  Mathewxe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" died January 11, 1865 in Warren Co., NC.  Matthew was named guardian to George Collins Fitts.

1840 census, Warren Co., NC: 1M-5, 1M5-10, 1M10-15, 1M20-30, M40-50, F-5, F10-15, F30-40; slaves: 3M-10, 5M10-24, 2M24-36, 5F-10, 2F10-24, 2F24-36. Matthew is enumerated next to John "P or R" Nicholson and four houses from Nathan Milam (p.36)

1850 census, Warrenton, Warren Co.: Matthew M. Drake, 52, property 2,860; Wineford 49; Henry 22; William A. 17; John 13; and James F. Scoggin, age 6, in their household. Matthew & Winefred are living three houses away from Winefred's brother, Oliver. (p. 42) Marriage license granted November 3, 1825, Warren Co., NC. (Brent H. Holocomb, "Marriages of Warren & Bute Cos., NC," 1991)

          Winefred Fittsxe "Fitts:Winefred (1802-1870)" and Mathew Mann Drakexe "Drake:Mathew Mann (1798-1865)" had the following children:

               92         i. Henry Fitts4 Drakexe "Drake:Henry Fitts (1828-1852)" was born in Warren Co., NC June 28, 1828.  Henryxe "Drake:Henry Fitts (1828-1852)" died June 24, 1852.

               93        ii. Mary Ann Drakexe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" was born in Warren Co., NC May 29, 1830.  Maryxe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" died February 14, 1853 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Drake:Mary Ann (1830-1853)" married her cousin George Oliver Rogers (Dr.)xe "Rogers:George Oliver, (Dr.) (1826-1857)" SEE #83 GEORGE OLIVER ROGERS

    +        94       iii. William Caswell Drake (Mjr.)xe "Drake:William Caswell, (Mjr.) (1832-1907)" was born August 31, 1832.

               95       iv. Sallie Duke Drakexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" was born July 28, 1835.  Salliexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" died July 26, 1923.  Shexe "Drake:Sallie Duke (1835-1923)" married her cousin John Eldridge Twitty (Jr.)xe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" in Warren Co., NC, December 31, 1862.  Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" was born November 7, 1837.  John was the son of John Eldrige Twitty (Sr.)xe "Twitty:John Eldrige, (Sr.) (ABT 1800-BEF 1874)" and Susan Fittsxe "Fitts:Susan (1800-AFT 1852)".  Johnxe "Twitty:John Eldridge, (Jr.) (1837-1864)" died May 21, 1864 in Spottsylvania, VA.  SEE #91 JOHN ELDRIGE TWITTY, JR.

               96        v. John Oliver Drakexe "Drake:John Oliver (1837-AFT 1897)" was born in Warren Co., NC October 4, 1837.  Johnxe "Drake:John Oliver (1837-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Hexe "Drake:John Oliver (1837-AFT 1897)" married Annie H. Finlyxe "Finly:Annie H. ( -1877)".  Anniexe "Finly:Annie H. ( -1877)" died April 27, 1877.  She was the daughter of Rev. Dr. Finly of the Virginia conference.

                                       Johnxe "Drake:John Oliver (1837-AFT 1897)" served in the military in the Civil War.  He settled at Shocco Springs on land which he and his sister inherited from their uncle, Joseph. He was Justice of the Peace for many years at Warren County, living at Warrenton.

          34.  Caroline3 Fitts (Henry2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC December 13, 1803.  Carolinexe "Fitts:Caroline (1803-1846)" died September, 1846 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Fitts:Caroline (1803-1846)" married Horace Palmerxe "Palmer:Horace (1801-1882)" in Warren Co., NC, May 24, 1838.  Horacexe "Palmer:Horace (1801-1882)" was born in Mecklenburg Co., VA October 12, 1801.  Horace was the son of Amasa Palmer (Dr.)xe "Palmer:Amasa, (Dr.) (1750-ABT 1827)" and Judith Micheaux Hendrickxe "Micheaux Hendrick:Judith (ABT 1780-dec.)".  Hexe "Palmer:Horace (1801-1882)" married Susan T. Russellxe "Russell:Susan T. ( -BEF 1838)" in Mecklenburg Co., VA, June 30, 1827.  Horacexe "Palmer:Horace (1801-1882)" died May 9, 1882 in Warren Co., NC.  It is not proved that Dr. Amasa Palmer was the father of Horace.

Horace Palmer is recorded in the history of Hebron United Methodist Church as giving an acre of land for the church, adding to the acre given earlier by Henry Fitts. (hand-written history written for the first homecoming, most probably by Mary Ann Twitty Palmer about 1890)

There are several Chancery Court cases in Mecklenburg Co., VA, where Horace Palmer & Co. is shown as defendant.

1850 census, Warren Co., NC, p. 44. 1860 Merry Mount, Warren Co., NC (p. 290): H. Palmer, 59; R. Palmer (male) 26; W. Palmer (male), 15, all born in Mecklenburg Co., VA. 1860 Slave Schedule, p. 57 & p. 75; on page 75 are also N. Milam and W. C. Drake.

1880 Six Pound Dist., Warren Co., NC (p.18B), Horace Palmer, age 78, b. VA, is called father-in-law and living in home of Sophie F. Palmer.

In 1837, Horace Palmer posted bond for the marriage license of Henry Green Fitts & Lucy E. M. Davis, daughter of Ann. Horace didn't marry Henry Green Fitts' sister, Caroline, until 1838. It is not known when Horace's first wife, Susan Russell, died. The 1850 census of S. Dist., Halifax Co., VA shows a James E. M. Palmer b.c. 1814. The father of Horace Palmer is not proved and his siblings are, at this time, unknown. It is just a guess that Ann Davis may have been a sister of Horace Palmer and why he would have posted bond for his orphaned niece and that James E. M. Palmer is a brother, with the middle initials "E.M." having some family meaning and being used by Ann for her daughter, Lucy. IF Henry Green Fitts married Horace Palmer's niece in 1837, it would be logical that Horace Palmer would marry Henry's sister, Caroline, after his wife died.

NOTE: further research on this family may reveal inter-relationships with the Davis and Plummer families of Warren Co. NC and Mecklenburg Co., VA. There is most probably a relationship to the Palmers in Halifax Co., VA, which adjoins Mecklenburg County. Of interest, the given names "Amasa" and "Horace" are used for generations in an early Palmer family in Connecticut.

The relationship is not proved, but highly likely that there is a relationship between Horace Palmer and Benjamin R. Palmer b.c. 1832, who was living in Palmer Springs, Mecklenburg Co., VA in 1880, possibly uncle (Horace) and nephew (Benjamin). For purposes of this report, and until more information can be found, this relationship is being used so as to include the family of Rosa O. Palmer, daughter of Benjamin, as she marries into the Fitts family. Marriage bond May 19, 1938 Warren County posted by James O'K Mayfield, witness, Edward W. Best, Clerk.

          Caroline Fittsxe "Fitts:Caroline (1803-1846)" and Horace Palmerxe "Palmer:Horace (1801-1882)" had the following children:

    +        97         i. Sarah Fitzhenry4 Palmerxe "Palmer:Sarah Fitzhenry (1840-AFT 1897)" was born August 16, 1840.

               98        ii. William Hendrick Palmerxe "Palmer:William Hendrick (1844-AFT 1897)" was born in Mecklenburg Co., VA August 20, 1844.  Williamxe "Palmer:William Hendrick (1844-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Hexe "Palmer:William Hendrick (1844-AFT 1897)" married his cousin Alice Fitts Scogginxe "Scoggin:Alice Fitts (1843-AFT 1897)" about 1866.  Alicexe "Scoggin:Alice Fitts (1843-AFT 1897)" was born in Warren Co., NC March 16, 1843.  Alice was the daughter of James Lewis Scogginxe "Scoggin:James Lewis (1810-1876)" and Ann Eliza Fittsxe "Fitts:Ann Eliza (1820-1844)".  Alicexe "Scoggin:Alice Fitts (1843-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  SEE #130 ALICE FITTS SCOGGIN.  Their children: Horace William Palmer b. 1866; John Twitty Palmer b. 1868, m. 1893 Ella F. Carter of Buffalo, NY; Annie Fitts Palmer 1870-1891 Churchill, NC; James Lee Palmer b. 1872 of Suffolk, VA. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY) A William Hendrick Palmer enlisted October 10, 1862 from Warren Co., NC, CSA. May be the William H. Palmer, Co. C, 12th NC Infantry.

                                1880 census, Six Pound Dist., Warren Co., NC: William H., 35; Alice F., 37; Horace, 13; John T., 12; Ann I., 10; James L., 8; and Lula Twitty, age 22 b. LA, cousin, living in household. (Note: Thomas Turnbull Twitty was in Louisiana and this Lula us very probably a granddaughter of Thomas & Caroline Fitts Twitty)

          35.  Elizabeth3 Fitts (Henry2, Henry1) was born in Warren Co., NC November 23, 1805.  Elizabethxe "Fitts:Elizabeth (1805-1884)" died August 14, 1884 in Warren Co., NC.  Shexe "Fitts:Elizabeth (1805-1884)" married Nathan Milamxe "Milam:Nathan (1802-1870)" in Warren Co., NC, September 4, 1827.  Nathanxe "Milam:Nathan (1802-1870)" was born January 25, 1802.  Nathan was the son of John Milamxe "Milam:John ( -1816)" and Elizabeth Shortxe "Short:Elizabeth ( -dec.)".  Nathanxe "Milam:Nathan (1802-1870)" died October 16, 1870 in Greenbacks, NC.  He served as administrator for the estate of Dr. John P. Nicholson. He was guardian to his nephew, James Henry Fitts, son of Henry Green Fitts.

He is recorded in the history of Hebron United Methodist Chuch as one of its builders, along with Henry Fitts, John E. Twitty, and John Boyd. (hand-written history written for the first homecoming, most probably by Mary Ann Twitty Palmer about 1890)

1840 census of Warren Co., NC shows Nathan Milam living 3 houses from John P Nicholson and four from Matthew M. Drake. Nathan Milam: M5-10, M30-40, 2F-5, F30-40, F40-50; slaves: 4M-10, 7M10-24, 1M24-36, 5M36-55, 5F-10, 4F10-24, 1F24-36, 2F36-55.

1850 Slave Schedule, about page 863. 1860 Slave Schedule shows N. Milam on p. 75-76; Horace Palmer and W. C. Drake are also on p. 75. Marriage license granted August 22, 1827, Warren Co., NC. (Brent H. Holocomb, "Marriages of Warren & Bute Cos., NC," 1991)

As Elizabeth Milam, she is age 74, b. NC, called mother-in-law, and living in the home of Horace J. & Harriet O. Palmer, 1880, Six Pound Dist., Warren Co., NC (p.17D)

          Elizabeth Fittsxe "Fitts:Elizabeth (1805-1884)" and Nathan Milamxe "Milam:Nathan (1802-1870)" had the following children:

               99         i. John4 Milamxe "Milam:John (1830-1835)" was born February 7, 1830.  Johnxe "Milam:John (1830-1835)" died August 4, 1835.

             100        ii. Henry Duke Milamxe "Milam:Henry Duke (1831-AFT 1897)" was born December 3, 1831.  Henryxe "Milam:Henry Duke (1831-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Hexe "Milam:Henry Duke (1831-AFT 1897)" married Martha Ann Savagexe "Savage:Martha Ann ( -AFT 1897)" October 26, 1858.  Marthaxe "Savage:Martha Ann ( -AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  He was living in Greensboro, NC. Their children lived at Greensboro and Oakville, NC: John Felix Jefferson Milam b. 1860, m. 1887 Mary Pete Newell; Nathan Young Milam 1863-1864; James Henry Milam b. 1865; Mary Winnefred Milam b. 1868; Sallie Elizabeth Milam b. 1870; Nathan Milam b. 1873; Corday Savage Milam b. 1875; Nannie Twitty Milam b. 1878; Sophia Perry Milam b/d 1881; Ruby Milam b/d 1882; and Maggie Perry Milam b. 1883. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts or Fitz Family in America, 1897, Fort Orange Press, Albany, NY)

             101       iii. Jesse Milamxe "Milam:Jesse (1834-1835)" was born May 6, 1834.  Jessexe "Milam:Jesse (1834-1835)" died August 27, 1835.

    +      102       iv. Sarah Emily Milamxe "Milam:Sarah Emily (1836-1870)" was born September 10, 1836.

             103        v. Elizabeth Milamxe "Milam:Elizabeth (1838-AFT 1897)" was born July 7, 1838.  Elizabethxe "Milam:Elizabeth (1838-AFT 1897)" died after 1897.

             104       vi. Mary E. Milamxe "Milam:Mary E. (ABT 1839-dec.)" was born in Warren Co., NC about 1839.  A Mary E. Milam is called sister-in-law, age 41, b. NC, in the household of Horace J. & Harriet O. Palmer, 1880, Six Pound Dist., Warren Co., NC (p.17D).

             105      vii. Winnefred Milamxe "Milam:Winnefred (1840-1892)" was born April 28, 1840.  Winnefredxe "Milam:Winnefred (1840-1892)" died December 30, 1892 in Halifax Co., NC.  Shexe "Milam:Winnefred (1840-1892)" married John R. Burneyxe "Burney:John R. ( -AFT 1897)" May 12, 1858.  Johnxe "Burney:John R. ( -AFT 1897)" died after 1897.  Their children: Elizabeth Burney b. 1861 m. Edward Johnston lived at Littleton, NC; Ella Lee Burney b 1863 d. 1881. (James Harris Fitts, Fitts Family, Ft. Orange Press, Tuscaloosa, AL)

    +      106     viii. Harriet Oliver Milamxe "Milam:Harriet Oliver (1844-AFT 1897)" was born April 28, 1844.

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