Jesse Bittick & Polly Wood

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Family Group Record                0126
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Husband's Name   Jesse Bittick
 Born:       Abt 1804    Place: North Carolina
 Died:           1859    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
 Married:    Abt 1826    Place: Clark (Pike) County, Arkansas
 Father:         Samuel Bittick 
 Mother:         .......
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Wife's Name      Polly Wood
 Born:                   Place: 
 Died:       Bef 1840    Place: Pike County, Arkansas (census)
 Father:         Richard Wood
 Mother:         .......
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Children
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 1. Sex Name
     M  John Bittick
        Born:                   Place: Clark (Pike) County, Arkansas
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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 2. Sex Name
     F  Caroline Bittick
        Born:                   Place: Clark (Pike) County, Arkansas
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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            Pike County, Arkansas established November 1, 1833
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 3. Sex Name
     F  America Vanetta Bittick
        Born:    11 Nov 1835    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Died:    01 Feb 1917    Place: Gorman, Eastland County, Texas
        Married:    Abt 1860    Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Spouse:  Edwin Lynn
        Married: 21 Nov 1868    Place: Montgomery County, Arkansas
        Spouse:  John Leander Pearcy
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 4. Sex Name
     M  Samuel Bittick
        Born:                   Place: Pike County, Arkansas
        Died:                   Place: 
        Married:                Place: 
        Spouse:  
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Sources of Information: Census Records: Clark County, Arkansas 1830; Pike
County, Arkansas 1840, 1850; Pike County, Arkansas Tax Lists 1834-1848. 
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               Samuel Bittick to Jesse Bittick: Deed of Gift
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                      Know All Men By These Presents:

That, this Indenture, made this twenty-fourth day of March in the year of
our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty six; between Samuel
Bittick of the Territory of Arkansas and County of Clark, of the one part;
and Jesse Bittick of the County and Territory, aforesaid, of the other
part.

Whereas, the said Samuel Bittick, being the father of the said Jesse
Bittick, by reason of his age and infirmities, in consideration of the
natural love and affection which I have and bear for my son, Jesse Bittick,
and also for divers other good causes and considerations, me, the said
Samuel Bittick, hereunto have given and granted, and confirmed and by these
presents, do give, grant, and confirm unto the said Jesse Bittick, three
head of horses, called by the names - dick, and roane, and hos, and also
seven cows and calves and four heifers and ten steers, and also one set of
turners tools, to have and to hold, and enjoy all singular, the said horses
and cattle and tools, aforesaid, unto the said Jesse Bittick, his
executors, adminstrators, and assignes, to the only proper use and behoof
of, forever; and I, the said Samuel Bittick, all and singular, the said
horses, cattle, and tools, to the said Jesse Bittick, his executors,
administrators, and assigns against me, the said Samuel Bittick, my
executors and administrators, and all and every other person or persons,
whatsoever, shall and will warrant and defend, by these presents, of all
and singular, put the said Jesse Bittick in full possession, by delivering
to him the above mentioned horses, cattle, and tools, at the time of the
sealing and delivering of these presents hereby granted.

Whereunto, I have set my hand and seal, this 24th day of March, 1826.

                           Samuel Bittick (Seal)
                                                                             
                                   Test:

                               William Kelley
                               Elijah Kelley
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Territory of Arkansas,
Clark county,

This day, personally appeared William Kelley and Elijah Kelley, whose names
are subscribed to the foregoing deed of Gift, and after being duly sworn,
deposeth & saith, that they saw Samuel Bittick subscribe the same and that
he acknowledged that it was for the use and purposes therein specified.

                               William Kelley
                               Elijah Kelley

Sworn to & subscribed before me, an acting Justice of the Peace, this 15th
April, 1826.

                            T.S. Drew, J. Peace

I, Thomas S. Drew, Clerk of the Circuit Court in & for the County of Clark,
do certify that the foregoing record is a true and complete copy or
transcript of the original which was received and recorded this 17th day of
April, 1826

                                 T.S. Drew
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Clark County, Arkansas Deed Book B, page 5.
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                           Estate of Richard Wood
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                              March Term 1822.

William Trimble Esq. presented the Last Will and Testament of Richard Wood,
deceased, which was proven by the subscribing witnesses before the courts,
and letters testamentary ordered to be granted to the executors named in
said Will by their entering with bond and security in the penal sum of two
thousand dollars.
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Clark County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Minutes, March Term 1822, page 44-45.
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                               May Term 1827.

John Wood, surviving Executor of the last will and Testament of Richard
Wood, deceased, this day produced in Open Court a receipt signed by Polly
Bittick, late Polly Wood, and Jess Bittick her husband, one of the heirs of
Richard Wood, deceased, for the sum of One hundred and Seventy nine
dollars, which was allowed and Ordered to be filed as a credit in favor of
said Executor against the estate of said Richard Wood, deceased.
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Clark County, Arkansas Probate Record Book, May 1827-Oct 1838: containing
inventories, appraisements, sale bills and settlements. May Term 1827, page
3.
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                              July Term 1834.

On motion, it is ordered that Letters of Administration on the Estate of
Richard Wood, deceased, be granted unto John Wilson upon his executing Bond
in the Clerk's office of this Court with William Gentry, James Ward and
James G. Melson, as his securities, in the penal sum of fourteen hundred
dollars, conditioned as the Law directs.

Whereupon the said John Wilson was qualified as the Law directs.

Ordered that Court adjourn until nine o'clock tomorrow morning.

                              A.H. Rutherford
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Clark county, Arkansas, Circuit Court Minutes, July Term 1834, page 149.
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United States of America,
Territory of Arkansas,
County of Clark,

                     Clark County Court July Term 1834

            To All To Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting:

Whereas, on the day of the date, hereof, the Last Will and Testament of
Richard Wood, deceased, was produced in our said Court by John Wilson,
appointing Jacob Wood and John Wood, executors, which said Will is duly
proven and stands of Record in this Court and the said executors having
deceased.

Therefore, on motion of the said John Wilson, letters testamentary were
granted to him on the estate of the said Richard Wood, deceased.

Whereof, there is hereby granted unto the said John Wilson, as executor of
the Last Will and Testament of Richard Wood, deceased, according to the
true intent and meaning thereof, ... to administer all and singular the
good(s), chattels, rights, credits, --------- and effects of the said
Richard Wood, deceased, according to law.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand as clerk and affixed the
seal of Office, this 14th day of July, A.D. 1834, and of the Independance
of the United States, the fifty ninth.

                              Isaac Ward, Clk.
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Territory of Arkansas,
                           Sct.
County of Clark,

I, Isaac Ward, Clerk of the County Court of said county and Exofficio
recorder therefor, do hereby certify that the foregoing letters
testamentary granted to John Wilson on the Last Will and Testament of
Richard Wood, deceased, were this day duly recorded in my office on the 1st
day of August, 1834, before the same were delivered to the Executor.

Witness, my hand as Clerk & exofficio Recorder, this 1st day of August,
1834.

                                Isaac Ward,
                        Clk. & exofficio recorder.
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Clark county, Arkansas Will Book A, pages 34-35.
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                    Clark County, Arkansas Census 1830
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SCHEDULE of the whole number of persons within the division allotted to
Jacob Barkman.

Head of Household            Males                  Females

    Missouri           00 05 10 15 20 30   00 05 10 15 20 30 40 50 60
    Township           04 09 14 19 29 39   04 09 14 19 29 39 49 59 69

Jesse Bittick           1  0  0  0  0  1    2  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
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                    Pike County, Arkansas Census 1840
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SCHEDULE of the whole number of persons within the division allotted to
Richard L. Wilson.

Head of Household               Males               Females

     Brewer            00 05 10 15 20 30 40 50   00 05 10 15 20
    Township           04 09 14 19 29 39 49 59   04 09 14 19 29

Jesse Bittick           0  1  0  0  1  1  0  0    0  1  2  0  0
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                    Pike County, Arkansas Census 1850
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Schedule 1. Free inhabitants in Thompson Township in the County of Pike,
State of Arkansas, enumerated by me on the 16th day of November, 1850.
William H. Preston, Ass't Marshal.

208-208   Jesse Bittick              46  m     Farmer        North Carolina
          John                       23  m                   Arkansas
          Caroline                   20  f                   Arkansas
          America                    18  f                   Arkansas
          Samuel                     16  m                   Arkansas
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                          Estate of Jesse Bittick
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Abstract made by an unknown abstractor about 1890 from original records of
Pike County, Arkansas and recorded in Abstract of Title Book Prior to 1890
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Probate Book 1 page 271. In Vacation. March 29th 1859. Edwin Lynn petitions
and states and represents that on the 26th day of March 1859 he took
letters of administration on the estate of Jesse Bittick deceased &c. That
all the immediate heirs are of age, that there is personal property
belonging to said estate &c., etc., and prays for an order to sell said
personal property &c. The prayer of the petitioner is granted by the Court.
Probate Book 1 page 298. April Term 1859. Administrator presents bond for
$1600 and the same is by the Court approved. Probate Book C page 133. July
Term 1875. A.W. Davis administrator de bonis non of said (estate) files his
final account current and settlement. The same is in all things confirmed
by the Court and the administrator de bonis non is discharged.
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Abstract of Title Book Prior to 1890, page 302.
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                     Pike County, Arkansas Census 1860
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Schedule 1. Free inhabitants in Thompson Township in the County of Pike,
State of Arkansas, enumerated by me on the 21st day of June, 1860. W.J.
White, Ass't Marshal. Post Office: Murfreesboro

 35-35    Edwin Lynn                 24  m     Farmer        Tennessee
          A.V. Lynn                  24  f                   Arkansas
          Caroline Bittick           26  f                   Arkansas
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                         Fowler/Wright Descendants

                             Generation No. 5

153. James Henry-5 Wright (Henry L.-4, Elizabeth-3 Fowler, America-2,
     Francis-1) was born July 30, 1869 in Garland County, Arkansas, and
     died January 3, 1916 in Gorman, Eastland County, Texas. He married (1)
     America Laura Cenit Pearcy December 29, 1891 in Gorman, Eastland
     County, Texas, daughter of John Pearcy and America Bittick. She was
     born June 26, 1871 in Garland County, Arkansas, and died October 19,
     1910 in Gorman, Eastland County, Texas. He married (2) Pearl aft.
     1910. 

             Children of James Wright and America Pearcy are: 

424.      i. Jewel Agnes-6 Wright, born February 4, 1901 in Gorman,
             Eastland County, Texas; died June 2, 1987 in Houston,
             Harris County, Texas.

425.     ii. Jessie Moiston Wright, born July 6, 1903 in Gorman,
             Eastland County, Texas; died June 13, 1987 in Lubbock,
             Lubbock County, Texas.

426.    iii. Otis B. Wright, born July 17, 1906 in Gorman, Eastland
             County, Texas; died February 7, 1988 in Gorman, Eastland
             County, Texas.
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Jeanann's Place, Updated October 11, 2000. Goss, 1602 Melissa, Graham,
Texas 76450, lady@digitalpassage.com
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America Vanetta Bittick (F)
Birth: 11 Nov 1835 Pike County, Arkansas
Death:  1 Feb 1917 Gorman, Eastland County, Texas 
Spouse: Edwin Lynn
Spouse: John Leander Pearcy
Parents: Jesse Bittick, Polly Wood
Submitter: bthompson@hoflink.com
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Posted Queries for October through December 1999
BITTICK posted by Jeanann Goss on Wednesday, October 27, 1999 

Searching for information on Jesse Bittick, father of America Bittick.

Jeanann Goss
Email: lady@digitalpassage.com
Address: 1602 Melissa, Graham, Texas 76450
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