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1797-1955
Inclusive dates
1797-1955
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1797-1955, of the Pittman family of Shenandoah County, Virginia, and Seneca County and Toledo, Ohio, consisting of correspondence, 1872-1879, from members of the Pittman family in Shenandoah County and in Toledo, to Henry Clay Pittman (1846-1920) and Kathryn "Kate" Beery Gibson Pittman (1844-1913) of Melmore, Seneca County, sending social and family news; discussing the presidential elections of 1872 and 1876 and supporting the Republican candidates Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) and Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893); anticipating and commenting on visits from the Ohio branch of the Pittmans; describing the Centennial exhibit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; commenting on Martin Luther Pittman's work in a Toledo watch and jewelry shop; and discussing other news. Correspondents include Levi Pitman (1807-1892), Jacob E. Pittman (b. 1852), Martin Luther Pittman (1854-1883), and Cinderella "Cinda" Pittman (b. 1856). Papers also contain an undated letter possibly to Martin Luther Pittman describing a Fourth of July celebration in Melmore and containing a poem; and a letter, 5 March 1877, from Cinda Pittman to Martha Lura "Mattie" Gibson (1861-1923), daughter of Kate Pittman. Papers also contain genealogical information, 1797-1955, on the Windle, Pittman, and Borden families of Shenandoah County
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Biographical or historical data
Levi Pitman (1807-1892) married Rachel Windle (1819-1893) 12 June 1845, and they had eight children. They resided in Shenandoah County, Virginia. Their oldest son, Henry Clay Pittman (1846-1920) moved to Seneca County, Ohio. He married Kathryn Beery Gibson (1844-1913) 7 November 1866, and they had at least four children. Kathryn Pittman had at least one child from a previous marriage. Levi Pitman spelled his last name with one "t," his children added the second "t" to make the name Pittman.
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Vi
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Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
39
Immediate source of acquisition
Baylor, Crews B.
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001532566
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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