States: Georgia: Dade
It looks like they married in Dade Co., not Whitwell. I have Dade Co. marriage records from 1866-1888 and I found this record: Thomas H. Morrison m. Luticia Clark Dec. 18, 1882, p. 384. I have the 1860 and 1870 Dade Co. census in an indexed book. I did not find a Luticia Clark. I found a Benjamin Clark with a large family and in 1870 it listed a 6-year-old daughter named Lavinia. I wonder if this might be her and the transciber read the name wrong. Sometimes the hand-writing on the census is very difficult to read and I can see how Luticia and Lavinia might look a lot alike. This would make her about 18 when she married in 1882 which would be reasonable. What you need is a look at the original 1870 census, or the 1880 census. Here is the family, living at Morganville (northern Dade Co.) Benjamin, 48; Mary A., 48; James, 22; William I., 19; Nancy E.,17;Nathan, 16; Susan E., 14; Benjamin F.,12; George C., 9; Lavina, 6. Also, next door is a Thomas Clark, 25 and wife Ann, wife a baby David. Thomas is probably a child, too.
Also, from my 13-years' experience in genealogy, I would be very skeptical about the "full-blooded Indian" story. Those stories abound in everyone's family, but it goes against history. Remember the Indians were removed from this area in the Trail of Tears in the 1830's. I have heard stories of one or two finding his way back, but most of the time when I have researched an ancestor that was said to be Indian, I've found no evidence at all to support that.
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