Henry Pitts1

#5068, (13 July 1687 - 28 November 1764)
Relationship5th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Samuel Pitts1 (c 1656 - b 1695/96)
Mother*Sarah Babbitt1 (1657/58 - )

Family

Anna Carey b. 1694/95, d. b 1735
Children 1.Mary Pitts6 (1715 - )
 2.Henry Pitts Jr.6 (1716 - )
 3.Samuel Pitts6 (1720 - )
 4.Anne1 Pitts6 (1723/24 - )
 5.Anne Pitts6 (1725 - )
 6.Elizabeth Pitts+6 (1724/25 - b 1765)
 7.Hannah Pitts6 (s 1727 - )
 8. Ruth Pitts+5 (c 1728 - )
 9.Edward Pitts6 (s 1728 - 1746)
Birth*13 July 1687He was born on 13 July 1687 at Taunton, Bristol Co., MassachusettsG.1 
Probate6 June 1701He was listed as a beneficiary in Samuel Pitts's will on 6 June 1701 at Bristol Co., MassachusettsG; division of estate.2 
Marriage*3 July 1714He married Anna Carey on 3 July 1714 at Dighton, Bristol Co., MassachusettsG.3 
Death*28 November 1764He died on 28 November 1764 at Bristol Co., MassachusettsG, at age 77.4,5 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S958] Edgar H. Reed, "Marriages, Births and Deaths in Taunton, Mass.", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 16, 17 (Oct. 1862, Jan. 1863): 17:36, children of "Samuell Pitts, maried to Sarah Bobit."
  2. [S964] H.L. Peter Rounds, compiler, Abstracts of Bristol County, Massachusetts Probate Records (Baltimore: Geneaological Publishing Co., 1987, 1993, 1996), 27, citing 2:70a/71a, "Div. of Est. of SAMUEL PITTS of Taun. btwn. his widow Sarah Pitts...now Sarah Blake" and four sons and three daughters. Hereinafter cited as Probate Abstracts of Bristol Co.
  3. [S986] Elizabeth Janet Macormick and Edith Whitney Shaw, transcribers, Town Records Dighton, Mass., Book One , with the date of April 1939 (New York: New York Genealogical & Biographical Society), filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1941, FHL US/CAN Film 1421095 ITEM 4, viewed at Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850: AmericanAncestors.org , 18, from original p. 31, "henry pitts maried to hanah cary boath of dighton.". Hereinafter cited as Town Records Dighton, Mass. I.
  4. [S579] Massachusetts Town and Vital Records: Dighton 1695-1898, Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook), compiler, Provo, UT and Oxford, MA, img 10 of 159, p. 15, family summary for Henry Pitts.
  5. [S570] Tracking a Founding Family, online www.heritageregistry.net/html.pages/grpf09121.html, http://www.heritageregistry.net/html.pages/grpf05571.html
  6. [S579] Mass. Town and Vital Records: Dighton: Dighton Births, Marriages and Deaths 1695-1790, Book 1, p. 15, img. 11/1465. Family summary for Henry Pitts. Mother as Anne for children Mary, Henry Jr., Samuel and Anne1; mother not named for Elizabeth and Anne (twins); mother as Hannah/Hanah for Hannah and Edward.