West Virginia Pioneers

Thomas Buffington Dewitt

Male 1832 - 1891  (59 years)


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  • Name Thomas Buffington Dewitt 
    Born 27 Mar 1832  Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Oct 1891  Selma, Fresno, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Census Place: Polk, Adair, Missouri
      Source: FHL Film 1254671 National Archives Film T9-0671 Page 110C






      Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      T. B. DEWITT Self M M W 49 W VA
      Occ: Farmer Fa: W VA Mo: W VA
      Madlane DEWITT Wife F M W 40 MO
      Occ: Keeping House Fa: --- Mo: ---
      Nancy E. DEWITT Dau F S W 25 W VA
      Occ: At Home Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Mary E. DEWITT Dau F S W 17 MO
      Occ: At Home Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Leuella E. DEWITT Dau F S W 16 MO
      Occ: At Home Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Wm. H. DEWITT Son M S W 14 MO
      Occ: At School Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Oscar DEWITT Son M S W 13 MO
      Occ: At School Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Florence DEWITT Dau F S W 11 MO
      Occ: At School Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Viola DEWITT Dau F S W 8 MO
      Occ: At School Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Aldo DEWITT Son M S W 6 MO
      Occ: At School Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Sharon DEWITT Son M S W 3 MO
      Occ: At Home Fa: W VA Mo: MO
      Thomas B. DEWITT Son M S W 4M MO
      Occ: At Home Fa: W VA Mo: MO
    Person ID I2539  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2007 

    Father Thomas Dewitt,   b. Abt 1790, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1879, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Mary Magdalene Buffington,   b. Abt 1797, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1886  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Notes 

    • JCDR shows Thomas Dewitt died 3/12/1879, 88 years, d Muses Bottom
      Gravestone shows died 3/16/1879, age 90y
      ~~~
      from Michael Anthony:
      Thomas DeWitt was born about 1791 in Pennsylvania. He died on
      12 Mar 1879 in Muses Bottom, Jackson, West Virginia.1

      Mary Magdalene Buffington (daughter of Joel Buffington and
      Elizabeth Logan) was born about 1797 in Virginia. She died in
      1886 in Jackson County, West Virginia.
      ~~~
      1820 Mason Co, VA:
      Thomas Duett- 1m under 10, 1m 16-26, 2f under 10, 2f 16-26

      1830 Mason Co. VA
      Thomas Duett
      2m under 5 Alex C & Culbertson
      1m 5-10 John
      1m 10-15 Joel
      1m 30-40
      1f 5-10 Lydia
      1f 10-15 Nancy
      1f 20-30

      1840 Jackson, VA
      2m 0-5 Henry S,
      2m 5-10 Thomas B, Zadock
      1m 10-15 Alex C,
      1m 15-20 John
      1m 20-30 Joel
      1m 30-40
      1m 40-50
      1f 0-5 Lucinda
      1f 40-50

      1850 Jackson CoVA census, page 114, #810-817
      Deuite Thos 55 M Farmer Pa
      Deuite Magdaline 53 F Va
      Deuite Alexander 22 M Farmer Ohio
      Deuite Thos B 18 M Farmer Va
      Deuite Lucinda 14 F Va
      Deuite Henry 13 M Va
      Deuite Phoeba 9 F Va
      Deuite Jas 6 M Va
      Deuite Virginia 4 F Va
      Deuite John 2 M Va

      1860 Jackson VA pg 129
      Thomas, 65, PA
      Magdalene, 62, VA
      Lucinda, 23, Idiotic
      Henry S, 22
      Phoebe A 18
      Dallas J 16
      Virginia 14
      John C, 12

      1870 Jackson, WV pg 47
      Thomas 78, farmer, Muses Bottom, 15,000/700. PA
      Magdalene 75
      Lucinda 38
      James Dallas 24
      John C 20

      1880 Jackson, WV Grant Dist # 378-380
      Mary M, 93
      James Dallas, 30, GS
      John C, 29, GS
      Payne, Maria M, 55, boarder, KY
      Charles M, 40, boarder, WV
      Orr, Elizabeth, 25, domestic, VA
      Robinson, James B, 22, laborer, VA
    Family ID F613  Group Sheet

    Family Frances Carney,   b. 3 Jun 1833,   d. 31 Aug 1859, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 1855  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Dewitt,   b. 22 Mar 1854, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jesse Dewitt,   b. 4 Dec 1857,   d. 26 Jul 1859  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F1799  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1832 - Wheeling, Ohio Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1891 - Selma, Fresno, CA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S217] Don DeWitt dondew228@hotmail.com.