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Mary Dortch, "Polly"[1]

Female 1785 - 1853  (68 years)


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  • Name Mary Dortch  [2, 3
    Suffix "Polly" 
    Born 1785  Nash County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    FamilySearch ID KVSG-5S7 
    FamilySearch URL https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KVSG-5S7 
    Died 6 Mar 1853  Troup County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7825  Main
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 

    Father Lewis Dortch, RS,   b. 1750, Edgecombe, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Nash, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Ann Whitehead,   b. 1758, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799  (Age 41 years) 
    Family ID F3820  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Pitman,   b. 1785, Halifax County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1831, Henry County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1810  Nash, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Nancy Louisa Pitman,   b. 21 Sep 1813, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1877, Troup, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Dempsey William Pitman,   b. 4 Nov 1814, N C Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1876, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. John Allen Pittman,   b. Abt 1816, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1844  (Age ~ 28 years)
     4. Isaac Henry Pitman,   b. 22 Apr 1821, , Heard County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1885, Corinth, Heard, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +5. Dr. Elisha Dortch Pitman, C. S. A.,   b. 18 Jun 1825, Henry County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1895, LaGrange, Troup, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Martha Dortch Pitman,   b. 13 Jan 1828, Henry, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1894, Heard County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1785 - Nash County, NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Mar 1853 - Troup County, GA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    2. [S1376] Clark Johnson Tree rc'd June 2006, Forrest Clark Johnson, III, (LaGrange, GA).

    3. [S1782] Histories of LaGrange and Troup County, Forrest Clark Johnson, (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."

    4. [S1701] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 23 Sep 2018), entry for Mary Dortch, person ID KVSG-5S7.
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