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Seek Information Regarding brothers Caleb & Dandridge Witt
Posted by: Wayne Witt Bates (ID *****7673) Date: January 31, 2004 at 12:52:04
  of 1955

Seek information leading to parents of brothers Caleb
Witt b ca 1805 and brother Dandridge Witt b ca 1812.

First records for Caleb Witt b ca 1805 in Bedford Co., VA

1813
Order Book 16 Page 146
"22 March 1813: "Court. Overseers of the Poor ordered to
bind CALEB WITT to Abner Dobyns and CHARLES WITT and
STREET HALE to Benjamin Witt, according to law."
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1830
26 September 1830
CALEB WITT married Jane Lee
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1832
Order Book 23 Page 474
26 March 1832: Court. On motion of CALEB WITT, a
commission appointed for a proposed alteration of the
road to near the head of Gladys branch and report
to court as to advisability.
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1850
1850 Census of Macon Co., TN
142-38
CALEB WITT AGE 45 (b ca 1805 in VA) Farmer
Jane 40 (b ca 1810 in VA)
William 11 (b ca 1839 in TN)
(ABOVE BIRTH PROVES RESIDENCE IN TN ON OR BEFORE 1839)

1850 Census of Smith Co., TN (adjoins Macon Co.)
517-654
DANDRIDGE WITT age 28 (b ca 1812 in VA)
Elizabeth 29 (b ca 1811 in TN)
Virginia 4
Cyrus J. 2
Derius 1
Brockett, Manerva F. age 7
Overstreet, James P. age 19
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1860
1860 Census of Smith Co., TN (adjoins Macon Co.)

59-309 (NOTE THIS NUMBER ALSO PERTAINS TO DANDRIDGE WITT)

CALEB WITT age 50 with no family members appears to be
in houshold of his brother Dandridge Witt

53-309 (NOTE THIS NUMBER SAME FOR CALEB WITT)
D. A. (DANDRIDGE) WITT age 39 (b ca 1811 in VA
Elizabeth age 39
Virginia J. 14
Cyrus J. 12
Darius 11
Martha 9
Sarah E. 7
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1870 Census of Macon Co., TN

CALEB WITT age 65
Mary J (wife) 26
Margaret J. 01

1870 DANDRIDGE WITT age 48 (Still in Smith Co., TN)
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1880 Census of Macon Co., TN (Caleb Witt with 2nd Family)
CALEB WITT age 72? born VA
Mary J. (wife) 35 born TN (father born VA Mother NC)
Margaret J. 11
Sarah E. 8
George W. 5
James C. 3
Cora E. 1

1880 Census of Smith Co., TN (with 2nd family)
117-21
Dandridge Witt age (not legible - born in VA)
Harriet age 40 (b ca 1840 in TN)
James 14
Lizzie 11
Maggie 9
Lon 8
Ira 6
Wesley W. 4
Haywood 2
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Visit Witt web site

http://www.witts-end.org

"Witt's End" quearterly newsletter provides much coverage
of Witt who originated in Bedford Co., VA. Descendants
of Bedford Co., VA Witt are donors in the Witt-Whitt
Family DNA Project.











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