PItt Family Bible

Pitt Family Bible

Contributed by
Anne S. Lawrence
© 2009


[My notes are in parentheses. If there is a word that I cannot read I have placed (?) after the word. I am Anne St. Clair Carmichael Francis Lawrence. My mother was Ruth St. Clair Pitt Carmichael. Her parents were James Henry Green Pitt and Annie Lee Harper Pitt. His parents were Albert Washington Pitt and Maggie E. Amos Pitt Reed.]

Items recorded in the Bible of Albert Washington and Maggie E. Amos PITT

MARRIAGES

Albert Washington PITT was Married to Maggie Martha GRAINGER on the 8th day of October in the year of our Lord 1864 A W P
Albert Washington PITT was Married to Maggie E. AMOS Feb 19th in the year of our Lord 1882 A W Pitt
Sally Margret Washington PITT was Married to George W. TRAUGHBER December 18th in the year of our Lord 1884 A. W. Pitt
Albert Witham PITT Was Married to __? (- - nez) E. COOK August 8 1889 A. W. Pitt
Minnie M. PITT was Married to Ed B. MITCHELL Oct 16 in the year of our Lord 1892 A.W.P
Grace” L. PITT was married to Morgan STRATTON Dec. 23, [ 96 (Transcribed as written. It is the handwriting of Maggie E. Amos Pitt, Grace’s step-mother. Grace’s father, A. W. Pitt, had died in 1895)
Mollie H. PITT was married to John H. HORN Sept. 6, 1905. (I recognize this as the handwriting of my grandmother, Annie Lee Harper Pitt.)
James H. PITT was married to Annie L. HARPER, July 19, 1908. (I recognize this as the handwriting of my grandmother, Annie Lee Harper Pitt.)

BIRTHS

(Albert Washington Pitt and Maggie M. Grainger Pitt had 6 children: Sally, Albert W., Joseph R., Grace, Minnie, and Mollie. Albert Washington Pitt and Maggie E. Amos had one child: James Henry Green Pitt)

Albert Washington PITT Was Bornd May 24 in the year of Lord 1841
Maggie M. GRAINGER my Beloved Wife was Bornd 28 of August 1840
Sally Margret Washington PITT was Bornd Aug 12th 1865
Albert Witham PITT was Bornd 11th Oct 11 1868 AWP
Joseph Robert PITT was Bornd Jan 25th 1872 AWP
Grace Sullivan PITT was Born Sep 7th 1873
Minnie Woodie Myrtle PITT was Bornd Dec 7 1875
Mollie Hobson PITT was Bornd Aug 31 1878
Maggie E. AMOS my Second Beloved Wife Was Bornd July 11th in the year of our Lord 1859
James Henry Green PITT Was Bornd Aug 22 1885
Elmer TRAUGHBER My Grand Son Was Bornd January 1 in the year of our Lord 1891 AWP

DEATHS

Joseph Robert PITT Died Nov 16 1872
Maggie M. PITT Died August 19th 1881. May God take Car of her Sweet Spirit is the prair of her desolate Husben (Transcribed as written. This is Maggie M. Grainger Pitt.)
Sally Margret Washington TRAUGHBER My Beloved oldest Daughter Died March 27 1891 (.) Wife of G. W. Traughber (.) Rest in Peace Mt Sweet Child A. W. Pitt
Elmer TRAUGHBER my grandson died May 31 1891 (.) sleep on sweet babe and take thy rest M.E.P. (These are the initials and handwriting of Maggie E. Amos Pitt, the step-mother of Sally Pitt Traughber)
Albert Washington PITT Died July the 27 1895 May God take Care of his sweet spirit is the prayer of his desolate wife. Rest on sweet Husband Maggie E. Pitt

Items found between pages of the Bible

(Across the top of this page states "Written by their aunt Hodson." This would be Mollie Hobson Pitt who married John H. Horn)

Written by their aunt Hobson
DEATHS
Annie Lillian MITCHELL was borned 17th of Oct 1895 and died the 12 of Oct 1895 (Recorded as written. Minnie Woodie Myrtle Pitt married Ed B. Mitchell on Oct 16, 1892. Mollie Hobson and Minnie were sisters.)

Alma Loraine STRATTON was borned the 3rd of Feb 1897 and died June the 20th /97 (Grace L. Pitt married Morgan Stratton on Dec. 23, 1896. Mollie Hobson and Grace were sisters.)

BIRTHS
William Blackmore STRATTON was the 2nd of Feb 1900; Two miles from Gallatin on the Dobbins pike. (Recorded as written.)

(I do not know who penned this info on a loose sheet of very old unlined paper and placed it in the Pitt Bible and I do not know the people named.)

William KIRKPATRICK and Harriet PATTERSON was married may the 30th day 1843
James Stewart KIRKPATRICK was Born August the 11th day in the year of our lord 1845
James Stewart KIRKPATRICK departed this life July the 9th in the year of our lord 1846 aged ten months & 29 days
Harriett KIRKPATRICK wife of William Kirkpatrick departed this life December the 28 day 1856 aged about 50 years

The Western Union Telegraph Company.
Received at 9 02 am ____? (Jan 5 ?)1891
Adairville KY
To A W Pitt
Gallatin TENN
c/o Parham mail carrier

Sallie is not so well
G. W. Traughber

The Western Union Telegraph Company.
Received at 9 15 am Feb 11 1891
Adairville KY
To A W Pitt
Gallatin TENN
c/o Parham mail carrier

Sallie about like she was when you left
Geo

(8-page booklet)
MINUTES
of the
Thirty-Sixth Annual Session
of the
STONES RIVER ASSOCIATION
of PRIMITIVE BAPTIST,
Begun and held at West Station Camp Meeting House, Sumner
County, Tennessee, on Saturday before the third
Sunday in September, 1876, and
the two following days.

(4-page booklet)
MINUTES OF THE FIFTIETH ANNUAL SESSION
of the
STONES RIVER ASSOCIATION
of REGULAR PRIMITIVE BAPTIST,
HELD WITH THE CHURCH AT FRIENDSHIP, WILSON COUNTY, TENN.,
SEPT 20, 21 AND 22, 1890

(8-page booklet)
MINUTES
----- OF THE -----
SEVENTH-EIGHT ANNUAL MEETING
----- OF THE -----
ELK RIVER ASSOCIATION,
----- OF THE -----
Primitive Baptist Church of Jesus Christ

Held at Buckeye Meeting House, Lincoln County, Tennessee, com-
mencing on Saturday before the Second Sunday in Septem-
ber, 1885, and continuing the two following days.

Shelbyville, Tennessee, Gazette Book and Job Office 1885.

(Letter written on printed letterhead paper)

OFFICE OF
T.(? or J.?) R. COOLEY,
Constable; 8 th Civil District,
Cotton . Town, Tenn. 1893

A. W. Pitt
Please pay to bearer one dollar & fifty-cents $1.50) for me and I will pay you on sight
I am away from home without money
Will be much oblige if you will grant this favor
this Dec. 14th 1893
Truly yours
T G Cunningham



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