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Pitman-Longbottom timeline 1744-1803, births 1751-1785, Nash Co NC
Posted by: Guy (ID *****2524) Date: April 25, 2011 at 01:37:18
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7 Mar 1744 – Benjamin Pitman and wife Fortune were recorded in Isle of Wight Co VA (land deed)

12 Aug 1749 – Benjamin Pitman was recorded in Edgecombe Co NC (land deed)

2 Jun 1751 – Samuel Longbottom was recorded in Albemarle Parish, Surry Co VA, as godparent/sponsor

23 Aug 1755 – Mary Bottom (sic) was recorded in the will of her father, Benjamin Pitman, in Edgecombe Co NC

(Samuel Longbottom and Mary Pitman were married 1751-1755, after 2 Jun 1751 and before 23 Aug 1755)

May 1756 – the will of Benjamin Pitman was probated in Edgecombe Co NC (in the will the first son was Moses Pitman and first two daughters were Patience Faulk and Mary Bottom)

May 1756 – Crown Docket, The King vs Saml. Bottom, Moses Pitman & John Faulk, Edgecombe Co NC (Weynette Parks Haun transcribed Bottom as Bolton)

24 Aug 1769 – “Samuel Longbottom and Mary Bottom” sold the former land of Benjamin Pitman in Edgecombe Co NC (1)

(Samuel Longbottom and Mary Pitman had been married before 23 Aug 1755 and were still married on 24 Aug 1769)

5 Oct 1774 – Samuel Longbottoms (sic) was recorded in current-day Nash Co NC, then Edgecombe Co NC (land deed)

25 May 1780 – Samuel Longbottom married Cela/Celia Pitman in Nash Co NC

12 May 1803 - “Samuel Longbottoms” sold land to John L. Bottoms (witnessed by Olive L. Bottoms, transcribed by Watson as Oliver), Nash Co NC

(Samuel Longbottom, Sr. died after 12 May 1803, land deed above)

Births of children:

1752-1755 – birth of William L. Bottoms in Edgecombe Co NC (1800 FC, 45 or older, born in or before 1755 and born after 2 Jun 1751)

1761 – birth of Beulah (Buly Bottoms) Baker (83 years old in an 1844 court statement, Nash Co NC)

1768 or before – birth of Samuel L. Bottoms, Jr. as he was at least 14 when he was summoned to court as a witness in 1782 in Nash Co NC

1771 or before – birth of Lucy L. Bottoms as she was in court in 1792 (assuming she was at least 21 in 1792) for her illegitimate child born in 1788 in Nash Co NC

1770-1780 – birth of Fortune Pitman Longbottom (born before Samuel and Cela/Celia Longbottom were legally married in 1780 and after the death of Mary Longbottom, after 1769)

1770-1780 – birth of Olive Pitman L. Bottoms (born before Samuel and Cela/Celia Longbottom were legally married in 1780 and after the death of Mary Longbottom, after 1769)

1770-1774 – birth of John Pitman Longbottoms (the 1800 FC showed him born 1756-1774, the 1810 FC showed him born 1766-1784, combined he was born 1766-1774 and if he was born after the death of Mary Pitman Bottom, after 1769, he was born 1770-1774)

1775 or about – birth of Mrs. William Lindsey (estimated) as they appear to have been married before or about 1790

1780-1785 – birth of Sarah Longbottoms (estimated) as she was born after the marriage of Samuel and Cela/Celia Longbottom in 1780 and she was possibly at least 20 when she wrote her will in Jan 1805

1780-1784 – birth of Brittain L. Bottoms (the 1810 FC for him showed the oldest male born 1766-1784 and if he was born after the marriage of Samuel and Cela/Celia Longbottom in 1780 then he was born 1780-1784

1781-1784 – birth of Amos L. Bottoms (the 1810 FC showed him born 1766-1784, the 1820 FC showed him born 1775-1794 and the 1830 FC showed him born 1781-1790 – combined 1781-1784


Notes:
(1)_ The widow of Benjamin Pitman, Ann Pitman, sold Benjamin Pitman’s land to Jacob Pitman on 22 Sep 1763 (with witnesses, John Faulk and Aaron Baker); Jacob Pitman sold the land to Samuel Longbottom on 7 Mar 1764; Samuel Longbottom sold the land to David Pridgen on 9 May 1767; David Pridgen and his wife Mary sold the land to Samuel Longbottom on 23 Aug 1769; and the next day, 24 Aug 1769, Samuel Longbottom and Mary Bottom sold the land to Newit Pitman, who then sold it in a deed showing the land was “on the south side of Tar River and on Buck Swamp.”


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