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Lewis Dortch, RS[1]

Male 1750 - 1818  (68 years)


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  • Name Lewis Dortch  [2
    Suffix RS 
    Born 1750  Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID KV23-4YF 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KV23-4YF 
    Died 1818  Nash, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I10451  Main
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 

    Father William Dortch,   b. 1724, Mecklenburg, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1778, Nash County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Anna Hilliard,   b. Abt 1728, Mecklenburgh County, Va Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1790, Nash, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Family ID F3821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Whitehead,   b. 1758, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Dortch, "Polly",   b. 1785, Nash County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1853, Troup County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F3820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Notes from Histories of LaGrange and Troup County, in 3 volumes, Forrest Clark Johnson, 105 Waverly Way, LaGrange Ga. 30240:

      "John Pitman b. 1785 Halifax Co., N.C. d. 1831 Henry Co. Ga.He m. Mary "Polly" Dortch b. 1785 Nash Co., N.C. d 3-6-1853 Troup Co., Ga., daughter of Revolutionary Soldier Louis (Lewis) Dortch who d. 1818 Nash Co., N.C. and had married his cousin Ann Whitehead.Louis Dortch was the son of Revolutionary patriot William Dortch and Anna Whitehead.Louis Dortch's sister was Mollie Dortch who married Isaac Newsom and they were the parents of Troup Co. pioneer Joel Dortch Newsom (see Newsoms).John Pitman was a Lt. of Henry Co., Ga. militia.After he died, his widow -- Mary Dortch Pitman -- married David Cox on 1-24-1833 in that part of Henry Co., Ga. which had been taken to form Butts Co., Ga.The Cox husband moved the family to Heard Co., Ga."

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 25 Sep 2018), entry for Mary Dortch, person ID KVSG-5S7.