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Antebellum Son...First Born...William Howell

 William Howell Pittman was the first born of Rene Marion and Mary Ann Howell Pittman of Cobb County Georgia.  He was a Veteran of the Civil War serving as a Lieutenant in the Georgia First Regiment Infantry.  Brothers, William Howell and George Washington were Volunteer Soldiers in the Confederacy, and after the War the Veteran Brothers headed West.  Both found their way to West Texas.  George Washington settled in Ward County where the Sixth Generation of his descendants reside today. 
 
 
As they made their way to Texas, William and George's journey took them through the Southern states between Georgia and Texas.  William Howell met and married Louisa Emalissa Walker in Polk, Arkansas on November 10, 1867.  William and Louisa settled in Eastland County where he and Louisa raised Six Daughters.
 
William Howell Pittman
Born - February 2, 1842 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Died - August 30, 1909 in Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas
Buried - Rising Star Cemetery
Louisa Emalissa Walker Pittman
Born - September 2, 1851 in Rankin County Arkansas
Died - October 16, 1930 in *Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
Buried - Rising Star Cemetery
 
 The daughters of William Howell Pittman and Louisa Emalissa Walker Pittman.
Texanna, Sallie, Susanna, Fannie, Ann and Josephine.
 
*The April 1930 Census showed Louisa, age 78, living with daughter Fannie Marshall, seven months before her death.
Daughters of William Howell and Louisa Walker Pittman.
Texannah Pittman Fleming
Born - December 30, 1868 in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas
Died - November 18, 1951 Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas
Buried - Pioneer Cemetery in Eastland County Texas
Married Samuel Alexander Fleming
September 23, 1894
Children
William Robert Fleming 1895 – 1966
Callie Alexander Fleming 1898 – 1959
Kate Fleming 1901 – 1996
 Samuel Frank Fleming 1903 – 1975
Leonard Ross Fleming 1906 – 1969
Joseph Alton Fleming 1909 – 1993
Mary Josephine Pittman Watkins
Born: October 1, 1872 in Arkansas
Died:  March 31, 1910 in Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas
Buried:  Rising Star Cemetery
 
Married Julius Cisero Watkins in 1895
Children:
Henry Pittman Watkins - 1896-
Ralph Cicero Watkins - 1899-1947
Sallie Savannah Pittman Boone
Born:  June 9, 1895 in Arkansas
Died:  January 5, 1943 in San Angelo, Texas
Buried:  Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Texas
 
Married Daniel Green Boone in 1893
Children
Howell Crockett Boone  1894 – 1895
 Ethel L Boone  1896 – 1983
Mary J Boone  1900 – 1989
 Daniel S Boone  1905 –
 Margaret Audrey Boone  1909 – 1947
Savannah Jeanette Boone  1912 – 1997
Joseph Keyes Boone  1916 – 2001

Fannie Pittman Marshall
Born:  April 1, 1878   Mena, Polk County, Arkansas
Died:  May 13, 1967  Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas
Buried:  Pioneer Cemetery, Eastland, Texas
 
Married Benjamin Ira Marshall  December 27, 1896
Children
Lura Dean Marshall  1898-1922
Lucy J. Marshall  1900-1991
Maud Marshall  1903
Willard Ross Marshall  1904-1986
Mabel Marshall  1908
Howell Marshall  1910-1984
Lessie Bell Marshall  1915-2000

Susanna 'Susie' Pittman Fore
Born:  October 8, 1880 in Ozark, Polk, Arkansas
Died:  October 18, 1961 in Pioneer, Easland County, Texas
Buried:  Pioneer Cemetery, Eastland, Texas
 
Married Ambrose Calier Fore 
Children
Ada Estelle Fore  1902
Vera U Fore  1906
William Garland Fore  1909

Ann Charlie Pittman Fore
Born:  January 1882 in Ozark, Polk County, Arkansas
Died:  October 18, 1961 in Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas
(? as is the same date as sister Susannah)
Buried:  unconfirmed as Pioneer Cemetery, Eastland County, Texas
Married Marion Lee Fore  (unconfirmed relative of Susannah's husband Ambrose)
Children
Howell Green Fore
JC Fore
Zack L. Fore
Alva Fore
Alzie Floyd Fore

1 comment:

Wendy said...

Six daughters! My dad told my husband that no man has lived until he raised 2 daughters. Your ancestor REALLY lived then!