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Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

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I have extensive information on numerous lines for the CHITTUM surname. I would be interested in exchanging info.If you can't find your line on my online trees contact me because all my info is not online at this time.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY CHITTUMS

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MY FATHER WAS BORN IN BUENA VISTA -- HIS NAME WAS GERNIE M. HE HAD A BROTHER, GLENNIE M. I UNDERSTAND THEIR FATHER'S NAME WAS WILLIAM AND I BELIEVE THEIR MOTHER'S NAME WAS MARY. THEY DIED BEFORE I WAS BORN. BOTH GRANDPARENTS ARE BURIED IN BUENA VISTA
-- I VISITED THEIR GRAVESITES DURING THE FIFTIES. GLENNIE HAD SEVERAL SONS, ONE WAS NAMED SAILOR. GERNIE HAD THREE SONS AND ONE DAUGHTER.

Rockbridge Co. Chittums

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Edited: 1056542902000
Hi Betty,
I have more on your line of Chittums and would like to exchange info with you. Contact me at chittum@cfw.com.

Lots of information on Chittums from Beuna Vista

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My grandparents are Hoyd and Edith Chittum from Amherst Co. near Beuna Vista Va. I have lots of relatives living in and around Beuna Vista.

Can you help me link or eliminate the John Chittums

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Am trying to figure out the line of John Chittum/chittim born c. 1770 NC. Am wondering if you have anything that ties the NC group to the MD and or VA groups.

I find JOHN CHITTEM in Prince Georges, Maryland b c. 1825 m. Anne c. 1850

There seems to be an earlier JOHN CHITTIM who shows up down in Randolph, North Carolina marrying Susan STALEY 6 Sep 1823.
Is there a connection? Are any descendants out there researching them that can shed light on my confusion?

I find listing of JOHN CHITTUM in Rockbridge, Virginia by 1838. There are several of them with different middle initials. Does anyone know if any of them had a sibling or child named Jethro. Jethro probably had a brother named Thomas. The family is in Sumter SC before 1810-1820.

I know that Jethro Chatham/Chittom/Chittum /Chattom/ eventually Chatham was the son of John Chittom or Chittum. We suspect he is the son of JANE REESE, probably the daughter of a MARY JAMES AND WILLIAM REESE. Jethro was born in Sumter SC c. 1822. We have census data that tracks Jethro and his offspring from 1820. In fact, a Thomas Chittum was in Sumpter SC by 1810 and is probably his uncle. Don't have anything to substantiate this. Do you have anything in your research on the 1600/1700 and early 1800 branches of the Chittum's that would tie in REESES, or JAMES. Any help is welcome.

Jimmie Chatham
chatham@consultant.com

CHITTUM FAMILY

SHARON (View posts)
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I AM NEW TO THE GENEOLOGY THING, BUT HAVE A GREAT-GREAT GRANDFATHER OR ANOTHER GREAT, CHITTUM FROM AMHURST CO. VIRGINIA. HIS FULL NAME WAS JOHN W. CHITTUM, BORN MAY 19, 1830. MARRIED MARY ELIZABETH PAINTER BORN APRIL 30, 1828. JOHN DIED NOV. 6 1916.MARY DIED MAY 9 1924

Re: Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

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I am one of the chittum decendents, I would love to exchange info. I will give you everything i have. I haven't been about to found out very much about the people who married into the family so i hope you can help with that.

Re: Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

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My grgrgrandparents Frances[Franky] Chittum & Elias Wood were married in Rockbridge Co. VA about 1825. Do you know anything of their ancestry? They went to Henry Co. IN and had about 8 children, the oldest was Absalom and a younger one was my grgrandmother ,Eliza Jane, who married John Anderson. Wm. H. Griffy

Re: Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

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I have her parents and brothers and sisters. According to everthing I have, Franky and her husband Elias Wood just disappeared sometime before her father died because she (and a brother hezekiah) were not named in father John's will which was written in 1827 and probated in 1834. So I guess they moved to Henry Co., In. in that period of time. I would love to exchange info with you.
chittum@cfw.com

Re: Chittum's of Rockbridge Co., Va

Bill Griffy (View posts)
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Elias Wood was stationed at Lexington, VA army base. He & Frances Chittum went to Henry Co., IN, had Absalom, Hannah, James, Eliza Jane {my grgrandmother b.1830}, Rachel Ann & John. They left Indiana for Illinois, where Absalom went into the Civil War. Their descendents live in Clay Co., KS & the Oklahoma City area. I think this Wood family was from Fauquier Co. VA. Do you have the ancestry of Elias & Frances? I am a retired salesman, b in Anderson, IN in l924. Have 3 sons & a dtr. living, plus 3 grandchildren. My Griffys & Dipboyes are from Shen. Co., VA. We have been there several times doing research. I recall the name Chittum about 1995 when the babies were mixed up at the hospital and then one set of parents were killed. I have a lot more to share.
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