I have hit a brick wall with the Pittman family who resided in Wilson Co. NC in the late 1800's. All of this info was provided in writing by a now deceased relative. No original sources were provided. I am looking for the parents of John Thomas and any of his children's families. Thank you.
John Thomas Pittman, b. 5/1853, d. 5/14/1918. Mar. 1st Margaret "Peggy" Etheridge, Wilson Co., NC, b. 2/5/1853 parents: Holiway Etheridge b. 1825 and Mary Barrow b. 1829.
Children included (1) William Franklin b. 2/2/1875, d. 11/7/1936, (2) Effie, b. 8/28/1876 or 1877,Wilson Co., NC, (3) Emma, b. 8/10/1878 Wilson Co, NC (4) Mollie,b. 8/18/1880, Wilson Co., (5)Charlie or Chester, b. 8/18/1883 Wilson Co., (6) Varina b. 4/9/1885 Wilson Co., (7) John C., b. 1/14/1887 Wilson Co., (8) Paul A., b. 8/28/1889 Wilson Co., (9) Walter R., b. 12/27/1890, Wilson Co., (10) Harvey Guy, b. 7/14/1893, (11) Leander, b. 10/9/1895, Wilson Co., (12) Pearl, b. 4/1/1899.
Mar. 2nd Unknown
Children include (13) Gerladine, (14) Aline, (15) Beatrice, (16) Grover, b. 103/1906.
Mar. 3rd Alice Edwards Whitfield.
Child of Alice Edwards Whitfield is Arthur Whitfield, known professionally as Bill Lewis.