Solomon Caleb Litton III

15 January 1803–18 February 1842 (Age 39)
Elk Garden, Russell, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Solomon Caleb

When Solomon Caleb Litton III was born on 15 January 1803, in Elk Garden, Russell, Virginia, United States, his father, Capt John Whitley Litton Sr, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Pearl Fullen, was 31. He married Catherine Yountz on 20 April 1828, in Russell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 18 February 1842, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Litton Hill Cemetery, Elk Garden, Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Solomon Caleb Litton III
Catherine Yountz
Marriage: 20 April 1828
John Whitley Litton lll

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1828Russell, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 9
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 16
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Litton (Derbyshire, Dorset, Somerset and Yorkshire), Leyton (Essex), or perhaps Liddaton Green in Bentor or Leddon in Welcombe (both Devon). The Derbyshire and Yorkshire placenames probably derive from Old English hlith ‘slope’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The Devon, Dorset, and Somerset places take their names from rivers named with Old English hlȳde ‘the loud one, noisy stream’ + Old English tūn. The Essex place takes its name from the river Lea (of uncertain origin) + Old English tūn.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    • Solomon Caleb Litton, "Find A Grave Index"

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